It is with considerable pleasure and excitement that we can announce the schools from which a team has won a place at the regional finals of our prestigious Enterprise Challenge competition.
Each of the successful teams impressed the judges with their confidence, originality and quality of their business idea and will now have the chance to compete against their peers from across the region.
The winners of each regional final will then be invited to the Enterprise Challenge Grand Final in London on the 4th of May.
Congratulations to not just these shortlisted schools but to all that have participated in the competition this year; as ever the high standard shown by all competitors is testament to the talent of our young people in schools throughout the UK.
The full list of regional finalists is as follows:
King’s Heath Boys
Grace Academy Darlaston
St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School
Grace Academy Solihull
Grace Academy Coventry
Regional Final to be held on the 8th March
Guest speaker Joel Blake FRSA
Allerton High School
Dixons Kings Academy
The South Leeds Academy
Moor End Academy
Regional Final to be held on the 9th March
Guest speaker Victoria Tomlinson
Altrincham Grammar School for Girls
Parrs Wood High School
Ladybridge High School
The Hathershaw School
Levenshulme High School
Regional Final to be held on 10th March
Guest speaker Abdullah Afzal
Regional Final to be held on 15th March
Guest speaker TBA
Eden Girls School
Regional Final to be held on 16th March
Guest speaker Sayed Bukhari
Francis Coombe Academy
Regional Final to be held on 17th March
Guest speaker Abdul Sattar
The Enterprise Challenge is made possible by the generosity of national sponsors Apax Foundation and Qatar Charity UK.