Tuesday 16 February 2021
Tuesday 27 April 2021

TIME: 4pm-5.30pm


Confused between Aggregate supply curves? Stuck in understanding how demand side policies differ from supply side ones? Confused in how Keynesian intervention differs from free markets? All these questions and more answered in this succinct revision session where we will cover the key points of theme two. You will have needed to have covered this before, as we’ll be briefly revising key topics but more importantly, to gain the highest marks in your exam, we will be discussing the importance of each the theories to ensure to can apply them properly in your exam


  • Teachers new to the subject
  • Teachers new to teaching A-level
  • NQT and early teachers
  • Economic teachers that want to fast track their teaching
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Webinar
  • You will receive a specially prepared file electronically containing detailed notes, and teaching materials and resources which will be of immediate practical benefit in the classroom.
  • Expert produced PowerPoint presentations
  • CPD Certificate of attendance

 Start 4pm Introduction: Key challenges for synoptic students

  • Key challenges of theme 2: understanding the key components of the wider macro economy and how this can be illustrated in AD and 3 AS diagrams. Understanding the government objectives and how governments how to achieve them through demand and supply side policies.

Key difficulties in Economics Theme 2:       

  • Circular flow and aggregate demand, three Aggregate supply curves.
  • In this session we will consider the circular flow of income and how this leads on the Aggregate demand curve. We will then revise the 3 different aggregate supply curves, considering their shape, shifts and their implication.
  • Macroeconomic objectives. In this section we will briefly consider the macro economic objective in turn. Considering the impact of them on the economy, what targets the governments may have for them and issues in controlling them.
  • This session will consider both demand and supply side policies. We will consider how monetary, fiscal and supply side policies are used to control the level of demand and supply in the wider economy. We will consider the transmission mechanism and the implications of government debt

Successful Exam Tactics for Reaching the Highest Grades

  • Revision ideas to help students produce high grade answers.
  • Working to the standard: review of specimen scripts.

Revision quiz and final questions

Fun quiz recapping the key topics we have considered during the session.

Helen Gordon

Helen Gordon is a senior examiner and lead economics teacher, with over twelve years’ experience teaching with one of the ‘outstanding’ leading sixth forms in the UK. She has been commissioned to write many resources for business and economics. Helen has experience of supporting a range of teachers inside the economics classroom. She has over 15 years’ experience in developing teaching and learning strategies and coaching others to improve their pedagogy and student outcomes. She is friendly and enthusiastic and is keen to share experiences and find solutions.