Our A Level Accounting course follows the most recent AQA Accounting Specifications. Students study two equally weighted units.
1. Financial Accounting
2. Accounting for Analysis and Decision-making.
The aims of the course are to:
• Understand the role and develop the skills of the accountant in developing and evaluating accounting information systems and in preparing financial and management accounting information.
• Apply the principles and techniques of accounting in the preparation of financial and management accounting information including using the double entry model, to: record transactions, prepare financial statements for different types of organisations and prepare management accounting information to enable management to plan, control and make decisions.
• Analyse and evaluate a range of financial and management information and communicate the outcomes numerically and verbally.
• Evaluate the impact of ethical considerations on the accountant and the duty to be truthful and accurately represent the facts when preparing and presenting accounting information, undertaking financial decision making and addressing the concerns of stakeholders.
• Develop the ability to solve problems logically, analyse data methodically, make reasoned and justified decisions and use different reporting methods to communicate these to stakeholders.