PGCE Secondary Lesson Plan
Class Year 12 No. of Pupils 14 Mixed Ability/Set of
Date Fri 20 Nov, Lesson 20b of Unit Usual teacher Support in class
P5 1.7 DC None
Assumed Prior Learning
Business types- Sole Trader, Partnership, Limited liability definition, Limited companies- Ltd, PLC, Franchises and
Learning Objectives (including references to the NC/ Framework/GCSE AOs or A level AOs, as appropriate):
To demonstrate pupils are able to choose the right legal company structure for a particular situation.
Understand the difference between unincorporated and incorporated businesses.
Evaluate the most appropriate business structure for particular situations.
Differentiation Other kinds of differentiation
All must be able to differentiate the 6 legal structures
Most should be able to explain 2 adv and 2 disadv of each
Some could apply their thinking to specific business case study provide Special Needs
consequences of the business structure
Cross –curricular links/ECM/Functional skills Resources
Mind map WS
Creative wall- Enterprise Hub
Timing Starter Assessment
14.10 Setup in Enterprise Hub
All materials out- paper, pen ex books and diaries out on desks Answers in ‘hands up’
Learning objectives- write up onto Whiteboard format
14.15 Overview of business choices -Teacher explanation of what is meant by
the terms incorporated and unincorporated businesses.
Teacher explanation of why it is important to choose the right legal structure.
Use PowerPoint slides to remind students of Advantages and disadvantages
of each type of business
Explain what happens to business ownership as a business expands and
grows (capital access versus control)
14.25 Activity: Mind-Mapping & Peer to peer teaching
Students to form into 5 groups of 3- each given a company type
Handout worksheet to each group: Quality of thinking
They use their own business example (or adopted business as example) then displayed in Mind maps
mind map advantages, disadvantages and consequences from perspective of to display learning obj
various business stakeholders of adopting this legal structure. met
WS includes model ‘What I am looking for’ using ‘Social enterprise’ type of
14.30- 10 min (clock on) for each then mind map in area of Creative wall
15.05 5x 5 min each to present- peer to peer teaching
Ask students to make own notes as each group presents thinking
15.05 Take digital photo records of each section of Wall to send images to students
15.05- They use images to embellish notes already made within peer to peer