Enterprise day 2017

IMG_4866Enterprise day took place on Friday 10th February and this year the theme was ‘The Wedding’. The event saw the entire school involved and working with students from all year groups in teams. The full day challenge was delivered by an expert team 26 Business Ambassadors from the HMRC, DWP, Barclays, Northumberland County Council as well as Carole Richards from Northumberland Education Business Partnership, who organised this event.

The aim of the day was for students to be part of the Leisure Sector and set up a hotel which would offer a wedding package to the Business Ambassador. The students had the opportunity to pitch their ideas to the Business Ambassadors in the afternoon session after being given a master class in presentation and communication skills.

Click continue reading for pictures from the day, a message from the assistant headteacher and student quotes.

Mrs Razzaqi, Assistant headteacher, said: “With events like this we hope to inspire and motivate youngsters for the world of work and also develop a raised awareness of employability and financial skills.”

Here are some student quotes for the day…

Cameron (Year 7): “I think Enterprise day was epic and the experience will help me get a job in the future.”

Laura (Year 8): “I have enjoyed working with younger pupils”.

Hussain (Year 7): “My favourite thing about the day was designing of hotel material.”