The School:

Waseley Hills High School is in their first year working with Enabling Enterprise as part the Newnan University Aiming High Programme. Today’s challenge was a fantastic opportunity for students from Year 9 to Year 10 to put their Enterprise Skills to the test.


The Challenge: Chocolate Challenge

Over the course of the day, students were Working in a Team as product developers for a new chocolate company. They were set the challenge of Aiming High to develop a new box of chocolates that appealed to the teenage market. They learnt about a number of business ideas such as profit, opportunity and cost as well as a range of different marketing strategies. Throughout the challenge, the teams were able to apply their Enterprise Skills to a series of business related challenges linked to starting a new company. At the end of the day, their Presenting was put to the test when they were Sharing Ideas in front of their peers and teachers.


What they said:

  • “Our students have had a fantastic day working on this Challenge. As teachers, we really value the essential skills that EE promotes. ” – Teacher
  • “It was a great day! I really enjoyed working as a team to turn our ideas into a 3D design model of our chocolate product” – Student
  • “It has been good to work in a team with people that I would not normally work with. Deciding which marketing channel to use was difficult, but as a team we were able to work it out!” – Student

Thanks to everyone at Waseley Hills 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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