Business Blog

By Miss Cooper

Throughout the year, I like to provide a number of challenges to students to inspire the entrepreneur in you! This page will be updated with any challenges that have been set.


“Design-a-Brand” Creativity & Innovation Challenge

DEADLINE: Monday 20 July 2020

Quiz: Logo game - Apps on Google Play

What’s your favourite brand? Why does it stand out to you? Can you create your own brand that will challenge your favourite? Come up with a logo and a slogan that is truly memorable.

There are ClassCharts points for all entries. Follow the instructions on the Worksheet below. Send your completed Worksheet or photo of your work to: natasha.cooper@bulwellacademy.org.uk


“Sourcing Products”
Enterprise Resilience Challenge

DEADLINE: Wednesday 15 July 2020

Can you take up this week’s Business Challenge to find competitively priced environmentally friendly products for a hotel chain within a budget?

Complete the Worksheet below – you can either download it and complete it on the document or you can write your answers on paper.


“Careers & Personality”
Enterprise Exploration Challenge

Deadline: Monday 29 June 2020

This week’s challenge is about looking at your personality traits, skills and thinking about what you might improve.

All business owners, managers and employees have to be good at this to make sure every business works to the best it can.

Complete the Worksheet below – you can either download it and complete it on the document or you can write your answers on paper.

When you have completed the challenge, email the document or a photo of your work to: natasha.cooper@bulwellacademy.org.uk

There will be rewards for everyone who enters. If you have any questions please email Miss Cooper.


Sustainable Clothing
Marketing Challenge

Deadline: Friday 26 June 2020

Imagine you are the Chief Marketing Officer of a company looking to launch a range of sustainable clothing. The plan is for the brand to generate a buzz from the moment it launches, and to capture people’s imagination straight away.

Complete the Worksheet below – you can either download it and complete it on the document or you can write your answers on paper.

When you have completed the challenge, email the document or a photo of your work to: natasha.cooper@bulwellacademy.org.uk

There will be rewards for everyone who enters. If you have any questions please email Miss Cooper.


Be the Future Social Enterprise Competition

Deadline: Wednesday 1 July

Miss Cooper challenges all young entrepreneurs to take part in the #BeTheFuture social enterprise competition launched by Pearson in collaboration with the Peter Jones Foundation.

The challenge is to create a social enterprise which addresses a social or environmental issue such as No Poverty, Gender Equality or Climate Action – and make a profit through selling a product or service.

The prize is an online enterprise workshop, hosted by the Peter Jones Foundation, with the opportunity to meet and hear from leading social entrepreneurs.

If you would like to enter and would like any support with your entry, please get in touch with Miss Cooper via email or Teams. The deadline for sending your entry to Miss Cooper is Wednesday 1 July.

Details of the competition and an Activity Sheet to help you complete your entry can be found below.