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The Ryman National Enterprise Challenge delivers bespoke fully inclusive enterprise days with two supporters delivering a real life enterprise challenge with Ryman the stationery company and the Alton Towers Resort where we see a winning team of 6 students, accompanied by 2 staff attend our grand finals where this year, around 160 schools will be competing for the crown of #TNEC Champions 2015

Cross Curricular Skills

Our full enterprise days for The Ryman National Enterprise Challenge help kids develop key entrepreneurial skills which includes team work, analytical thinking, creative ideas generation, presenting skills, time management, leadership qualities as well as linking in with schools cross curriculum to cover PHSE, maths and english as a part of our standard enterprise day

Our Proud Ambassador - Theo Paphitis

We have an incredibly proud ambassador for The Ryman National Enterprise Challenge, famous dragons den star – Theo Paphitis who is supporting us for a second year in a row. Each winning team from every school that takes part will be able to meet Theo at our prestigious national finals where he will be on the final judging panel, and giving an open Q&A session to students and teachers.

The Ryman National Enterprise Challenge

The Ryman National Enterprise Challenge is an exciting and engaging inter-school competition open to all UK secondary schools with our proud challenge ambassador – Theo Paphitis. The competition has two age categories: Year 7/8 (KS3) and Year 9/10 (KS4). We deliver an action packed enterprise event delivered to the full year group. These challenges have been set by Ryman (KS3) and Alton Towers (KS4) and will give your students a real insight into the world of business. The whole day teaches pupils about the key entrepreneurial skills to ready themselves for the world of work, helping them develop strategy, creative thinking, communication, group work and presenting skills as well as many other skills. The challenge is ideal for off timetable, fold down, enterprise, PHSE and STEM days. The challenge involves our team coming to your school between now and June to work with the students on the one off day and the winning team from each school is guaranteed a place at our fantastic national finals.

 

School Enterprise Days

 

Y7/8 KS3 - Ryman & The Leather Satchel Co

As The Ryman National Enterprise Challenge enters its third year, our fantastic key stage 3 challenge for 2014/15 is a challenging and engaging live brief from Ryman the stationery company and The Leather Satchel Company. This exciting and engaging challenge sets students the task of creating their own school bag fit for an ideal target market. Students start the day by brainstorming clever and unique ideas for their bag concept and then move on throughout the day onto the all important details, focusing on their product, pricing, placement in a retail environment, promotion while considering and relating to their target market and ideal customer. The afternoon half of the challenge focuses on students getting creative and developing their final poster with the concept from the day, ready for the afternoon presentations where the top 8 groups battle it out dragons den style in front of teachers, our staff and student peers to represent your school at the grand finals on 8th July 2015 held at The Alton Towers Resort!

Y9/10 KS4 - Alton Towers

Our exciting key stage 4 challenge this year has been set by The Alton Towers Resort. Students are given a budget of £15 million to develop a concept and design the latest attraction at the Alton Towers Resort with a brand new world first feature. Students start the day by brainstorming clever and unique ideas for their ride/attraction concept and then move on throughout the day onto the all important details, focusing on their idea, pricing and promotion while considering and relating to their target market and ideal customer. The afternoon half of the challenge focuses on students getting creative and developing their final poster with the concept from the day, ready for the afternoon presentations where the top 8 groups battle it out dragons den style in front of teachers, our staff and student peers to represent your school at the grand finals on 8th July 2015 held at The Alton Towers Resort!