Business Studies students were challenged to choose a business, write a business plan, apply for a bank loan, organise a location and produce a TV advert as part of the Small Business Masterclass this week. Everyone gained a great deal from applying theory to practice throughout the day. 'Outstanding Individual Contribution' awards went to Robert Raniford of Rhetoric (Year 13) and Natalya Filvarova of Poetry (Year 12), in addition to the following awards:
Best TV Advert – SCORE (Sportswear)
Inumidun Bayeroju, Oluwafunmilayo Aboderin, Samuel Mutuna, Tim Le Breton, David Garcia Rodriguez, Chatowa Kaluba.
Team Work Award – You’re Hired (Recruitment agency)
Mariano Dominguez Reyes, Harry Tsang, Pablo Marcardo Farell, Alex Alderman, Adam Rawkins, Georgie Kelly.
Best Marketing – Up and Away (travel agents)
Bianca Strapazzon, Isabella Isola, Jess Eastwood, Amelia Carroll, Christian Nkwonta, Joseph Bentley.
Best Overall Company – Swagger Sweets (sweet manufacturer)
Leslie Ume, Phil Linke, Kate Erskine, Mwelwa Chibesakunda, Jeremy Leung, Jacob Connolly.