The School:

St Clement’s are in their first year working with Enabling Enterprise. In the upcoming year, students will be busy developing a set of eight Essential Skills with Lesson-Time Projects in class and a Business Trip to One.Manchester. Today’s challenge was a fantastic opportunity for students from Nursery to Year 6 to put their Essential Skills to the test.


The Challenge: Operation Moonbase

Over the course of the day, students used their Working in a Team skills to establish a new society on a distant moon called Utopia. A series of challenges required teams to use their Enterprise Skills, particularly practising their Problem Solving, Using Imagination and Listening Carefully. Teams needed to select a crew to support them on their mission, then design a new species of animal to benefit society before finally creating a model of their own dream city. The day culminated in a series of persuasive pitches at the Intergalactic Trade Fair which gave each team the opportunity to show off their fantastic ideas.


What they said:

  • “This is exactly the kind of thing our students need. By giving them experiences of teamwork and challenging tasks, they get the opportunity to struggle and keep pushing.” – Governor
  • “What a fantastic day. There’s one kid who I really thought would struggle with the change of routine, but he really shone and has really involved himself in everything.” – Teacher
  • “I loved working with everyone. We don’t normally work together because we argue but today we didn’t.” – Student
  • “My team were definitely the best. We were Aiming High and Staying Positive.” – 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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