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Chocolate Challenge at South Nottinghamshire Academy
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South Nottinghamshire Academy
South Nottinghamshire Academy have been working with Enabling Enterprise since 2015, and are keen to ensure children across the school have opportunities to work creatively and collaboratively whilst using their essential skills. Today's enterprising challenge was a great chance for everyone to be focusing on developing their 'skills'.
Chocolate Challenge
Over the course of the day, the learners 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 Essential 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 form and teachers.
It was a great challenge that has helped improve my teamwork skills.
Year 10 Student
I really enjoyed making the design models of our chocolate bar. I don't really like presenting, but my presenting skills have improved today.
Year 10 Student
A fun challenge that has taken the students out of their comfort zone and pushed the boundaries to develop these essential employability skills.