Enterprise Week 2015
16th December 2015
On Thursday 3rd December 2015, Abbey Hill Academy held its Enterprise Christmas Trade Fair. The event was a huge success and was thoroughly enjoyed by students, staff and visitors.
The event was the finale to a tutor group challenge that ran throughout the week. The students were set the challenge in their tutor groups of making as much profit as possible from £30. The students had to submit a business plan with their ideas, projected profits and costs.
There was a fantastic response to the challenge with some excellent enterprising ideas including events such as games, raffles and Santa’s Grotto. A large selection of quality products were made such as Christmas decorations, festive foods, gifts and cards.
The Enterprise Christmas Trade Fair was well attended and business was brisk! The whole afternoon was a magical and creatively chaotic event!
We invited our judges Elizabeth Kipling-Vasey, Alison Dobson, Caroline Thomas and Jacqui Brown to attend the event. It was their job to decide on the winning groups for the categories; Best Business Plan, Best Enterprising Idea, Best Stall/Stand and Most Profit Earned. The winners received certificates and tuck shop vouchers.
Each tutor had to decide on their most enterprising student, these students received individual certificates and prizes.
Most Enterprising Students:
Congratulations to the following winners who were announced and presented with their prize in assembly; Sonny Fawcett (5JW), Lewis Kirton and Liam Dowdell (6VL), Dylan Pitt (6RG), Jessica Flood (6KP), David Morton (7WS), Kieron Harrison (7AC), Ryan Cummins (8MB), Elliot Giddings (8AG), Jack Devey (9AB), Carl Waller (9SO), Josh Corby (10ST), Charlotte Sharp (10DH), William Woods (10AP), Lewis Weetman (11MF), William Davies (11KF), Nat Besterfield (11RS).
Best Enterprising Idea – 5VB
Best Business Plan – 10DH
Best Stand/Stall – 8MB
Most Profit Earned –
3rd place with £289.34 Profit, 7WS
2nd place with £302.88 Profit, 8MB
1st place with £391.00 Profit, 11RS
Every group made a profit on their £30 start-up fee and the overall profits made by the groups totalled to £2070.29 which is £200 more than last year! The money made by each group will go into their tutor group fund and will be spent on rewards.
Congratulations to the following lucky winners of the various raffles and draws:
|8MB||Teddy Raffle||Angie Mann|
|Teddy House Number||Rachel Gilhespie|
|10ST||Door Garland Raffle||Josh Corby|
|7AC||Guess how old the teddy is||Ebony Shannon|
|Sheraton Gp 1||Gardening Grid||Marti Culley|
|9SO||Boro Raffles 1st Place||Kath Brown|
|Boro Raffles 2nd Place||Carol Kidner|
|Boro Raffles 3rd Place||Kath Ibbetson|
|Chocolate Raffle 1st Place||Elliot Durham|
|Chocolate Raffle 2nd Place||8MB|
|Guess how many sweets||Rachel Gilhespie|
|8AG||Which house does teddy live at||Lynda Bonser|
|X Factor House Number||Mrs Sneddon|
|11KF||Luxury Spa Raffle 3rd Place||Lynda Bonser|
|Luxury Spa Raffle 2nd Place||Victoria Smitheringale|
|Luxury Spa Raffle 1st Place||Jill Bell|
The students and staff would like to thank everybody who attended and supported this very successful, fun and enjoyable event.