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Briefcases are boring. They’re bland, small, and cumbersome to carry on the bus or train. The workforce of Britain needs a modern bag to deal with a hectic world.

On Friday 23rd May, the challenge of designing a new super-bag for the workforce of Societe Generale fell to a group of primary school students. A group [...]

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Oliver Wyman hosted a very bright group of visitors from St Mary’s Catholic Primary School on Friday 23rd May, demonstrating that you don’t have to be a graduate, (or even an adult!) , to be an excellent consultant!

Rising to the challenge
Over the day, the team at Oliver Wyman set the children from Year 5 two [...]

Kender Primary go to the moon!

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‘It was hard to work in a team at first, but I got better at it and enjoyed it at the end of the day’

Students from Year 4 and 5 at Kender Primary School joined together for a day that was out of this world! Throughout the day they would be taking on a mission, [...]

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“I’d like to be a politician when I’m older because I would like to help people and make the world a better place” (Year 5 student)

Year 5 and 6 students from St Mary’s & St John’s Primary made the most of the polling day on Thursday 22nd May by learning all about democracy! How did [...]

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Hamleys toy store hosted a school trip for some very lucky students from Edgware Infants School on Thursday 22nd May. The excitable Year 2 students were given a special introduction to the store. One student, James, even had the privilege of opening the store with the Toy Soldier, William Hamley.

The Challenge
After making their way to [...]

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Today, as they began a day long focus on communication, students from Boxgrove Primary School cross-examined volunteers from Freshfields llaw firm, turning the table on those who are used to doing the questioning! The children were looking at how to communicate ideas and suggestions in a clearer, more concise, manner so knew there was a [...]

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“Today I learnt about the job of a politician and what it is they actually do.” (Student, Year 6)

On Wednesday 21st May Year 6 students from St Francis de Sales spent a day delving into the exciting world of politics. They would be forming their own political parties, complete with a magnificent manifesto and powerful [...]

ARK Tindal Goes Intergalactic

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“Excellent, fun-filled and different.” – ARK Tindal Teacher summing up the day.

The First Challenge Day
Students at ARK Tindal Primary Academy in Moseley, Birmingham came together for their first Enabling Enterprise Challenge Day. Having been working on lesson-time projects on every Friday afternoon since October, this was their chance to show off their Challenge Skills and [...]

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Finding the right bag can be a real challenge; satchels make your shoulders ache, rucksacks make your back too hot and handbags never (ever) have enough space. So when pupils from The Smallberry Green School were asked to design the perfect bag for students at London Business School (LBS) it was sure to challenge them. [...]

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Employees from BT Parkside in Birmingham kicked off the exciting and enterprising day to students from Topcliffe and Forestdale Primary School. Volunteers from the ‘Work Inspirations’ programme joined students, and with network engineers, broadband engineers, engineer support, apprenticeship leaders and apprentices helping out the students knew they were in safe hands.

For starters, students took part [...]

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