Employability DASH Programme – Year 9 2020

Employability DASH Programme – Year 9 2020

  • March 2, 2020

Along with the assistance of local business employers and employees, 30 Year 9 students have now completed session 2 of their DASH Employability Programme delivered by Young Enterprise. A series of fantastic practical sessions designed to make learners consider their skills, attitudes and personal qualities highly

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Business Studies – Extending learning beyond the classroom

Business Studies – Extending learning beyond the classroom

  • February 27, 2020

12 Year 12 Business students completed an Insight Day at Bournemouth University on Wednesday 26th February. Students were given a brief and within 2 hours had to prepare a pitch for a new product and a launch event for BU Sport. Students worked collaboratively on their

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The Year 9 Purbeck Selling Challenge: 2019

The Year 9 Purbeck Selling Challenge: 2019

  • December 16, 2019

Some of our talented Year 9 students volunteered to take part The Purbeck Selling Challenge 2019, an internal competition to see how much profit can be generated from the initial start-up fund of £5. Some groups chose to make and sell baked goods others sold handmade

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Longleat Business Studies Student Conference

Longleat Business Studies Student Conference

  • October 17, 2019

A truly insightful morning learning about how Longleat operates as a business. The conference focused specifically on marketing concepts, using real life examples to support. Students were then able to explore the park, putting theory learned into practice. Year 11 students were even able to experience

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Year 9 Employability Masterclass 2018

Year 9 Employability Masterclass 2018

  • June 28, 2018

With the assistance of local business employers and employees, 30 Year 9 students participated in a Young Enterprise ‘Employability Masterclass’. A practical workshop which enabled students to deepen their understanding of the skills, attitudes and personal qualities employers’ value and how this can be evidenced. The

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The Tenner Challenge: 2018

The Tenner Challenge: 2018

  • March 20, 2018

Throughout the month of March, 8 groups of Year 8 students volunteered to take part the Tenner Challenge 2018 which is a national competition run by Young Enterprise. All groups were pledged £10 and had one month to set up and run their own business, gaining

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Young Enterprise Employability Masterclass 2018

Young Enterprise Employability Masterclass 2018

  • January 23, 2018

A fantastic, insightful day for 28 of our Year 10 students! Students worked with 5 local business advisers on a variety of activities and challenges to enable students to not only learn more about themselves but also about key employability skills. Students even got to test

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The Purbeck Selling Challenge

The Purbeck Selling Challenge

  • December 7, 2017

A fantastic selection of sweet treats and gifts were available for purchase on Tuesday 5th December ranging from cakes to salt dough tree decorations and handmade key rings / earrings. 10 groups of Year 9 students and 1 group of Year 8 students demonstrated their entrepreneurial skills

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Bournemouth University Budgeting Challenge

Bournemouth University Budgeting Challenge

  • November 15, 2017

Today’s Business challenge delivered by Bournemouth University saw 30 of our Year 10 Business studies students engage in a real life budgeting challenge. Students were tasked with budgeting for a month at university, making key decisions about employment, grocery shopping and those all important additional extras.

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