Ysgol Stanwell School

Archer Road, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, CF64 2XL

Year 12 Enterprise Day

Posted on: Sunday 29th September 2013

On Thursday 12th September, our new cohort of sixth-formers enjoyed a day’s activities to kick-start their enterprise projects as part of the work related education element of the Welsh Baccalaureate.

In groups they have to set up a mini-enterprise and devise and produce goods to sell at the Stanwell Open Day on 8th October. They learnt about the skills and attributes of entrepreneurs and then had a team-building challenge to make a bridge out of newspaper. Company roles and business planning were also investigated and the groups then spent the afternoon researching and planning their business ideas.

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On Friday 20th September they have to present their ideas to local business people in a Dragons’ Den activity in order to bid for a school loan to set up their enterprise project.

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