Academy Academy Description ADEK Rating Curricula Location
Al Ain Academy

Primary & Secondary, Mixed

Very Good With Outstanding FeaturesEnglish National CurriculumAl Ain
Al Bateen Academy

Secondary, Mixed

OutstandingEnglish National Curriculum,IB Diploma ProgrammeAbu Dhabi
Al Mamoura Academy

Primary Mixed / Secondary Girls Only

Good With Very Good Features English National CurriculumAbu Dhabi
Al Muna Academy

Primary, Mixed

OutstandingEnglish National CurriculumAbu Dhabi
Al Yasmina Academy

Primary & Secondary, Mixed

Very Good With Outstanding FeaturesEnglish National CurriculumAbu Dhabi
The Pearl Academy

Primary, Mixed

Very Good With Outstanding FeaturesEnglish National CurriculumAbu Dhabi
West Yas Academy

Primary Mixed / Secondary Segregated 

GoodAmerican Massachusetts State CurriculumAbu Dhabi
Al Forsan Nursery

Nursery Mixed

Not ApplicableEnglish National CurriculumAbu Dhabi
Curricula

A2 ECONOMICS (EDEXCEL – 9EC0)

There are two themes studied in Year 13. Both themes are taught by Mr Leightley, and the themes alternate each week during the year. Three external examinations are taken at the end of the academic year.
Suggested Course reading list:

  • Edexcel AS/A Level Economics Student Book (Publisher: Pearson) ISBN 9781447990550
  • Economic Review magazine (available via school subscription)

Half Term 1 (September – October)
Theme 3: Business Behaviour and the Labour Market

  • Business Growth
  • Revenue and costs of firms
  • Business objectives
  • Types of profit
  • Economies of scale

Theme 4: A Global Perspective

  • Globalisation
  • Trading blocs
  • Free trade and Trade protectionism
  • Balance of payments
  • Exchange rates

External Assessment: No
Internal Assessment: No
Field Trips/Visits: No

Half Term 2 (November – December)
Theme 3: Business Behaviour and the Labour Market

  • Market structures: perfect competition and monopolistic competition
  • Market structures: Oligopoly and Monopoly
  • Types of efficiency
  • Contestable markets
  • Monopsony

Theme 4: A Global Perspective

  • Distribution of income
  • Poverty
  • Measures of economic development
  • Constraints on economics development

External Assessment: No
Internal Assessment: w/c 31 October
Field Trips/Visits: No

Half Term 3 (January – February)
Theme 3: Business Behaviour and the Labour Market

  • Preparation for the mock exam
  • Regulation of markets
  • Labour markets: wage differentials and determination
  • Demand and supply of labour

Theme 4: A Global Perspective

  • Preparation for mock exam
  • Economic development: growth models
  • UK: public expenditure, taxation and public sector finances

External Assessment: No
Internal Assessment: mock exam w/c 16 January
Field Trips/Visits: No

Half Term 4 (March – April)
Theme 3: Business Behaviour and the Labour Market

  • Labour market failure
  • Review and revision of course
  • Exam technique

Theme 4: A Global Perspective

  • Macroeconomic policies in a global context
  • Review and revision of course
  • Exam technique

External Assessment: No
Internal Assessment: w/c 13 March
Field Trips/Visits: No

Half Term 5 (April – May)
Theme 3: Business Behaviour and the Labour Market

  • Review and revision of course
  • Exam technique

Theme 4: A Global Perspective

  • Review and revision of course
  • Exam technique

External Assessment: June 2017
Internal Assessment: No
Field Trips/Visits: No