The School:

The Stonehenge School is in their first year working with Enabling Enterprise. Today’s challenge was a fantastic opportunity for students from Year 7, 8 and 9 to put their Enterprise Skills to the test in their first Enterprise Challenge Day.

The Challenge: Business in a Day

Students became entrepreneurs for the day by competing in teams to set up a company designing and making merchandise for a chosen target market and event. Students needed to demonstrate that they were Working in a Team during their whirl-wind tour of business and set of mini-challenges. Students were also Being Creative when they formed their own company and designed a new range of merchandise and Problem Solving was paramount when they manufactured prototypes of their product. Teams were excited to promote their company through creating a logo and branding, and the challenge culminated with teams Presenting their new companies and then voting for the business and merchandise they liked best.


What they said:

  • “There are some teams that have really grown over the day and have come together to include everyone.” – Teacher
  • “It’s great to see the students doing something different! – Teacher
  • “The task was challenging but we had people in our team there to motivate us and keep us going!” – Student
  • “I think I’ve got better at presenting today because I wasn’t confident to present our merchandise. Now I want to keep on getting better at presenting.” – Student

Thanks to everyone at The Stonehenge School for such a great Enterprise Challenge Day!

Enabling Enterprise are working in partnership with schools and businesses to support students to build enterprise skills and aspirations. Find out more by contacting us or visiting

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