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A fun and interactive lesson pitching to investors.



Well done to our Year 9 students who presented their business ideas to a panel of investors on Monday afternoon.

The owners of four companies with innovative business ideas pitched to get an investment. The product ideas were:

Soupahoops – customisable hoop shapes in a soup sauce

Indivisible – compostable, environmentally friendly plasters for all skin colours

Power-Paste – with the slogan ‘Joy to brushing’ - alternative toothpaste flavours for anyone who doesn’t like mint toothpaste


Mug Sundaes – ice cream and sorbet sundaes served in a mug and distributed in cafés and in shop freezer sections


Each Year 9 student confidently answered questions from the investors showing their business expertise. The entrepreneurs of Power-Paste received the investment based on their business idea, which the investors thought plugged a gap in the market. They showed their passion for their product in their presentation style and expertly answered questions about using environmentally friendly packaging and using social media to target their customer base.



The entrepreneurs of Indivisible were praised for their environmentally friendly products and their strategy to give 25% of profits to charity. The owners at Soupahoops were praised for their customisable products that customers could design instore. The entrepreneurs of Mug Sundaes put together a creative presentation, their plans included a healthy alternative to ice cream and they answered questions with expert knowledge that showed that they had carried out a lot of research into the cost prices of their ingredients.



Mr Hanson, Business Teacher who ran the session said: “I’m really impressed with how every student confidently pitched their ideas and answered questions, well done everyone!

Thank you to Fr Colin, Eddy Reynolds, Head of Business and Sarah Twigger, Director of Marketing for taking the time to be on our investor panel and for challenging our entrepreneurs with your questions.

We have a very creative curriculum in Business and we started the Dragons’ Den presentations last year. Last term students took part in the Coca Cola Business Challenge which has a focus on ethics, social enterprise and business knowledge.”




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