Fiver ChallengeThe Fiver Challenge, supported by Virgin Money, is a FREE, fun and engaging initiative that provides young people aged 5 – 11 years, across the UK with a pledge of £5 for every student taking part. The young people are challenged to set up mini businesses to create products or services they can then sell/deliver at a profit and engage with their local community.The Fiver Challenge introduces young people to the world of enterprise and helps build important employability skills, such as risk taking, team working, problem solving, communication and financial literacy, which they can continue to develop in later life.
Young Enterprise South WestWe are the leading force in enterprise education in the South West, and we work in hundreds of schools, colleges and universities across the region to empower young people with the confidence, ability and ambition to succeed. ‘Inspiration Days’ are designed to inspire, inform and raise aspirations in young people, sharing, guiding and coaching them in the opportunities ahead of them in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The programme has been designed as a choice of days or full programme to support and add value to the curriculum in School and help prepare young people for their future. Each day is designed to meet specific outcomes to aid knowledge of opportunity, personal development, well-being, confidence, self-esteem, overcoming challenges and raising aspiration of what can be achieved irrelevant of personal circumstances.
Big Green FoxBig Green Fox’s Careers Detective is a board game designed to help teachers embed careers education within the core curriculum. The resource raises aspirations by making links between educational subjects and future career opportunities and broadens young people’s horizons by educating them about the wide range of opportunities in the world of work.
Career Detectives is targeted at the transition phase between primary and secondary schools. There are two versions of Career Detectives – aimed at either Upper Primary or Lower Secondary pupils. Visit their website for more information.