Y7 Chocolate Challenge

On Tuesday 15th November, Year 7 students took part in an Enterprise Challenge co-ordinated by NYBEP. These days are designed to stretch students and give them an opportunity to try something that they wouldn’t normally do in lessons. As part of a business team, they were given job roles and responsibilities which had to be co-ordinated by student leaders in order to reach a common goal. 

This year students were developing a brand new Christmas chocolate and designing the packaging.

Within the task students had to:

  • Cost how much ingredients and resources would be and how these choices would impact sales
  • “Purchase” any items that they would need for the chocolate and the packaging
  • Create the chocolates by melting it, adding ingredients and then cooling it within a mould
  • Create the packaging
  • Create marketing and merchandise materials
  • Write a business plan for the whole team. 

The winning team was Group 10 led by a very happy Mrs Metcalfe. The students really embraced the opportunity and the day was enjoyed by all.