The School:

Hardenhuish School in Chippenham, Wiltshire, is in its first year working with Enabling Enterprise. Today’s challenge was a fantastic opportunity for students from Year 10 to put their Essential Skills to the test as part of their cross-curricular day as they were learning about a new career path.

The Challenge: Law in Action

Over the course of the day, students used their Working in a Team skills to investigate the world of law. The main aims of the day were to turn around a failing law firm through successful rebranding whilst the various teams competed with each other to represent different clients in a variety of civil law cases. Students were Presenting their ideas and Being Creative to represent both claimants and defendants, by analysing evidence and creating counter-arguments. Teams developed their advocacy skills whilst learning about trial procedure and participating in a series of mock trials.


What they said:

  • “It’s been a brilliant opportunity to work with my tutor group for the day, they’ve been engaged and I am pleased to see some quality teamwork and leadership skills on show.” – Teacher
  • ” It’s been a great day. I’ve learnt how to use my opinion to make sure I get heard, how to put my point across, but to consider others’ opinions too.” – Student

Thanks to everyone for such a great 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 enablingenterprise.org

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