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

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