Year 6 children at Pocklington Community Junior School have been embarking on the world of business.
In 30 days, the budding businessmen and women turned £5 per head into more than £1,200, which has been donated to their chosen charity, Water Aid. The funds will be used to buy a water pump for a primary school in Africa.
The Fiver Challenge, sponsored by Virgin Money, is a Young Enterprise experience designed to introduce children as young as ten to the world of work. For 30 days the children have developed, named and traded under their own companies. From marketing and product placement to advertising and sales, the children have created eight thriving businesses in small groups.
Read Jen’s full story in next week’s (17 July) Pocklington Post.