Whalley Range 11-18 High School
Whalley Range 11 - 18 High School have worked with Enabling Enterprise since 2018. They are taking part in a Challenge Day, a range of employer visits supported by use of the Skills Builder Framework and short skill videos back at school.
ISG is an international construction services company delivering fit-out, construction, engineering services. ISG has over 50 offices across Europe, The Middle East, Asia and South America.
From the moment they arrived, the students were putting their problem solving and teamwork skills into action. First of all by gathering as much information as they could about their hosts and the volunteers who were joining them for the day and then further as they explored the workplace through a tour.
Then, in teams, the students were set their challenge, to design a new bridge for the fictional town of Bogsby. They set about researching possible locations, considering community concerns and building a scale model of their proposed scheme.
After all this, they took their proposal to a panel of volunteers representing a planning committee, who scrutinised not only their design but also how effectively they had used their Essential Skills across the day.