Minerva Learning Trust



What will my child learn in this subject?

Our Ethos

As business teachers we are giving students the opportunity to develop business knowledge and enterprise skills. We will broaden their experience and understanding of business and the world around them through external speakers from the local community. Pupils will develop key skills which can then be transferred into all progression opportunities

Our Aims

2 Year Plan 

By the time pupils complete their studying of Enterprise at Ecclesfield School they will have developed skills in a practical learning environment. They will develop technical skills such as market research planning, promotional and financial skills using realistic work scenarios provided from interactions with entrepreneurs from the local community. They will also develop personal skills such as monitoring performance, pitching, teamwork, time management and problem solving.


  • Pupils will develop skills in planning an enterprise activity including market research, carrying out financial transactions and commination
  • Pupils will be able to monitor and reflect on performance of an enterprise and use of own skills
  • Pupils will be able to interpret information such as from cash flow forecasts.
  • Pupils will be able to work independently and collectively.
  • Pupils will develop time management and problem solving skills


  • Pupils will know a wide range of subject specific vocabulary
  • Pupils will develop core business knowledge of the range of enterprises, the key features of business, and factors that contribute to the level of success.
  • Pupils will know the elements of promotion and financial records

Lesson and Coursework Access

All lessons and resources including all the necessary material for forthcoming end of year examinations can be found on your Teams assignments and OneNote.

We have also put additional resources into the Files section on Teams

This means all your work can be accessed in one place and from the comfort of your own home!

Just go to https://teams.microsoft.com and log in with your username@eccoschool.com and their password.