1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. Hi Guest, welcome to the TES Community!

    Connect with like-minded professionals and have your say on the issues that matter to you.

    Don't forget to look at the how to guide.

    Dismiss Notice

Edexcel Economics unit 3+4

Discussion in 'Business studies' started by Jim Ward, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. This follows from a previous post very kindly answered a few weeks back.
    There will be two teachers taking the A2 economics group...how should we split the course?
    Looking at A2 for economics the weighting is higher for the unit 4 module than unit 3. Does this mean that you start to focus on unit 4 before the unit 3 exam has taken place in the January. Worried that if I start unit 4 as late as January there wont be enough time to cover the ground.
    how does teacher timetable best split.
    many thanks again for any advice.
     
  2. We've started Unit 3 now post AS exam - so that both teachers will complete the unit 3 by end of Nov - then move on to Unit 4 for upto the last week of Xmas - then kick off serious Unit 3 revision for Jan exams (just have to keep reminding them difference between Unit3 & 4 (weaker students try to revise Unit4 for Jan exam!)

    Spend Jan revising/exam practice/exam skills for Unit 3

    This way - if anyone has to resit unit2 (I hope its there for Jan this year.....) then they have had some reflection over basic Macro issues at a higher level...

    However, its STILL V tight 'using' Jan for exam - we 'rushed' end of Unit 4 this year - results will tell if this was v unwise....

    Alternative might be to use 2 weeks in Jan - cont Unit 4 theory and use HWKs for Revision only....
     

Share This Page