Are you interested in A levels at d’Overbroeck’s? This is your chance to experience how we teach at d’Overbroeck’s, through our unique Economics Masterclass, delivered by Andrew Gillespie, Head of the Business A level at d’Overbroeck’s.
Location: Krutoo Home Education - BTS Saladeang, MRT Silom, 942/115-117, 3rd floor, Charn Issara Tower 1, Rama 4 road, Suriyawong Bangrak,
· D’Overbroeck’s is ranked 27th in the league tables for A level results
· 63% of our students achieve A*/A
· Over the last 4 years, we have sent many students to:
o Oxford University: 12
o London School of Economics 16
o University College London 28
o King’s College 24
o Imperial College 10
· Our new Sixth form teaching site opened at 333 Banbury road in September, as well as a brand new Boarding residence called Islip.
The event will be as follows:
|12.30pm||Welcome and registration|
|1pm - 3pm||Interviews|
|3pm - 4pm||Economics Masterclass by Andrew Gillespie|
|4pm - 5pm||Oxbridge preparation at d'Overbroeck's|
About Guest Speaker
Andrew Gillespie read Economics and Modern history at the University of Oxford and has been a senior member of staff at d’Overbroeck’s for many years. He has a number of roles, both academic and pastoral, including Head of Business and Director of Studies. These roles include welcoming international students to the school and advising students on their university applications. Andrew is also Chief Examiner for A level Business in the UK for a major examining Board (AQA) and Chair of Examiners at GCSE (AQA). He has written numerous textbooks for Economics and Business at GCSE, A level and undergraduate level. He is also an Independent Schools Inspector.
Andrew’s impressive profile include:
Chief Examiner A level Business (AQA)
Chair of Examiner GCSE Business (AQA)
Lead Developer A level Economics (CCEA)
Lead Developer A level Business (AQA International)
Author of many Economics and Business textbooks at GCSE, A level and undergraduate.
What makes Andrew passionate about d’Overbroeck’s
d’Overbroeck’s has always been about helping individuals to grow and see what they can really do. It is about helping students to gain confidence in themselves, their ideas, their abilities and find their real interests. There is a real sense of people working together (staff and student), doing interesting things, enjoying what they do and being good it. I am passionate about my role because I there is always something interesting happening, and I am constantly amazed by students’ talents. I am delighted -and fortunate- to be part of their journey.
The Masterclass: Business strategy
A look into what is meant by strategy in business and why it matters
The workshop will involve a study of the external environment of business and how it determines the decisions made. We will consider what makes a business successful and why some businesses fail. You will get an insight to several real life businesses and industries and an understanding of why some businesses win and some lose.