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Longlands Primary School and Benthal Primary School
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Event date:  
2019-02-08
Longlands Primary School

Longlands Primary, located near Sidcup in Kent, have been working with Enabling Enterprise since 2014. In school, students are busy developing their Essential Skills by taking part in their Enterprise Weeks, where each year group runs exciting projects, and taking part in whole-school Challenge Days.
Outside of school, students also put their essential skills into practice in the workplace during trips to employers, working alongside professionals from a range of sectors to explore the world of work.

Benthal Primary School
Benthal have partnered with Enabling Enterprise since 2013, developing the Essential Skills with their pupils across the whole school through Challenge Days, Projects and trips to employers.
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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.
TeamworkPresenting
Leadership
This is such an inspiring and lovely venue to visit. The volunteers have been so supportive of the teams and it's great to have the two schools mixed. I've done a lot of these trips and this is one of, if not the, best!
Teacher, Longlands Primary School
You should invest in our business because we have come up with a great idea and we are also a great team. We help each other and are always Aiming High to be the best we can be!
Student, Benthal Primary School
All of the students should be proud of themselves; I can't believe how much they've achieved in such a short amount of time. Their presentations were clear and showed how much enthusiasm they have for their different ideas.
Volunteer, Bloomberg