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Innovation and Strategy: the mission statement of leading business or a mantra for Yr 4 pupils?

Innovation and strategy were the buzz words of the day at Northwold Primary school’s trip to UBS. Earlier today, an energetic group of Year 4 pupils arrived at the main office of UBS in Liverpool Street, eager for a day [...]

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Why have a whole school Enterprise Week?

Having a focus week for the whole school is something that Courtland School in Mill Hill are well accustomed to. But an Enterprise Week kick-started by every child from Year 1 to 6 starting up their own greetings card company was a first even for them! So what is [...]

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On Friday 17th of May groups of students from Downsell and Coldfall Primary Schools arrived at UBS to engage in an enterprise challenge day.

The children were soon quizzing the group of UBS employees, who had volunteered their time to help with the project, about all aspects of their role and finding out what made each [...]

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Networking
On Thursday 16th of May, Edgeware Juniors and Brunswick Park Primary School joined forces to complete an enterprise challenge day in Crossrail’s gleaming Canary Wharf offices. The children met with professionals with a wide variety of roles in the Crossrail project, who volunteered their skills to help with the challenge of the day, learning about [...]

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As BT launches its major new BT Sport initiative, people may be thinking they are taking a big step in how they bring telecommunications to their customers. And they’d be right, but lesser known is the group of 30 Year 5 students from Curwen primary that spent the day on Thursday coming up with the [...]

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How have this team of Year 5s from Downsell Primary School, Waltham Forest ended up spending their Wednesday afternoon pitching a new enterprise idea to a panel of lawyers at Freshfields’ London office on Fleet Street? And what feedback could they hope to get from such high calibre judges? The pressure was on as six [...]

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Making the Most of the Market
This week, the Chamber of Commerce in Birmingham held their first Enabling Enterprise trip. Children in Year 4 and 5 from Cottesbrooke Junior School, Turves Green Primary and St Martin de Porres Catholic Primary School visited the Chamber of Commerce to take part in a competitive enterprise challenge. Students [...]

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Reach for the stars; the first Enabling Enterprise school assembly…
Today we reached an exciting milestone at Brackenbury Primary. Never before had a whole school assembly been done on Enabling Enterprise (though we enjoy imagining that they do). Used to being side-lined by class assembly favourites such as ‘Wearing your uniform appropriately’ it was an honour [...]

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You walk out to face the CEO of the second largest airline in the UK, nothing but your wits and a little entrepreneurship between you and dismissal. Your task, to convince him that your marketing strategy is the best. You are not in this alone however, you have a crack team around you as you [...]

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At the EE office, we have been working on how to shake up enterprise education in schools, so that it really does equip students with the skills, experiences and aspirations they need to be successful. In partnership with 25 top businesses, we bring the world of work into the classroom through lesson-time projects, challenge days [...]

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