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Southern Road Primary School
UBS Broadgate
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Southern Road Primary School
From the London Borough of Newham, Southern Road Primary School has been working with Enabling Enterprise since 2012 to develop a set of eight Essential Skills in their students. Over the years, students across the whole school have been developing their Essential Skills through Lesson-Time Projects as well as Challenge Days and Trips to Employers.
UBS Broadgate
UBS is a global bank, providing services in over 50 countries. Specialising in Wealth Management and Global Asset Management they provide services for high net worth individuals, private, corporate, and institutional clients all over the world. Worldwide, UBS employs 60,099 people who speak more than 130 languages and are citizens of 135 countries.
Pitch Perfect
The students started their day by meeting volunteers and learning about their hosts before touring the premises to get a better picture of what working there is like. Then they worked in teams to understand how banks can support businesses with their finances and started their challenge for the day. Their challenge was to secure a loan for a new business venture of their devising before running the initial set up of the business. The teams really had to demonstrate their Leadership and Presenting skills throughout the challenge, but especially at the end of the day when they presented their achievements back to a panel of volunteers.
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We were really impressed with your creativity and ideas!
Volunteer, UBS
I felt that the day equipped children to work collaboratively and interact with one another. They were all involved and extremely engaged throughout the session.
Year 4 Teacher, Southern Road Primary School
This has been one of my best days ever! I want to come back.
Year 4 Student, Southern Road Primary School