Learning Objective: To generate ideas for an enterprise project.
Creativity: Lateral thinking, ideas generation, spotting and creating opportunities, innovation.
Organisation: Decision making.
Introduce the class to the notion of enterprise and entrepreneurship.
Present the pupils with the challenge i.e. That pupils create a business supported by an outside company if possible. They will obtain sponsorship and advice to turn a loan into profit. Technology can be used to manufacture and promote the business. Spreadsheets will be used to support numeracy.
Ask pupils to think about questions such as:
What are we good at?
How could we use our skills?
What events are coming up in school?
What product/service could meet a need in school or the community?
Who could help us?
Working in groups, ask pupils to think of and prioritise ideas for a class product or service.
Groups explain their choices with reasons to the class. Opportunity for peer evaluation.
Ask the class to vote to make a collective decision on the best enterprise idea.
Pupils will generate imaginative ideas and begin to identify needs by asking questions or thinking of ideas as a group.
ICT / Interactive whiteboard
Brain storming sheet / Mind map
1. Literacy and Numeracy Framework
Oracy across the curriculum
Developing and presenting information and ideas: speaking, collaboration and discussion.
Understand that money is earned through work and can buy goods and services.
3.Design and technology
Use a range of information sources to generate ideas for products.English | Español | Français | Deutsch | Norsk