School Engagement

Our activities gave pupils an opportunity

Students exploring Bloomberg facilites
  • To learn about Plymouth Business School
  • To learn about University studies and
    student life in general 
  • To meet and  work alongside our business students
  • To share ideas, network and make connections

In addition, the programme was designed to support interest in business studies and enhance the school business curriculum.

What’s on offer

  • Visit us – Business Focus Day

    Students exploring University Campus

Business Focus Days gave pupils an opportunity to visit our university and learn about higher education. These days aimed to raise pupils’ aspirations for further business related studies and find out about extra-curricular activities and student life in general. These days consisted of lectures, various interactive workshops, Q&A sessions with our student ambassadors and a Campus Tour. Business Focus Days were open to any year and available to book by individual arrangement.


Prize Giving Essay Competition

Our competitions gave pupils the opportunity to work alongside our student ambassadors and improve their presentation, communication and team-building skills, enhance their knowledge of contemporary business practice and gain confidence in public speaking. Entrants competed for exciting prizes and runners up were awarded certificates.

Business Presentation Competitions for Year 9 and Year 10; there were also one for Year 12 and Year 13.

In the past we run Essay Writing Competition

Link to testimonials and stories from previous competitions

Essay competition winners July 2015

Essay competition Prize Giving Event May 2016

Business Presentation competition for academic year 2014/2015

Business Presentation competition for academic year 2015/2016

Enterprise Days

Enterprise Day

Enterprise Days aimed to develop pupils’ entrepreneurial skills, encourage them to think ‘out of the box’, expand their innovative creativity, advance their presentation skills and furthermore give them the opportunity to work with real businesses.

Link to testimonials and stories from previous enterprise days

Enterprise Day at Plymouth High School for Girls: Connecting Fashion and Enterprise Skills

Enterprise Day with The Artful Chocolatier and Plymouth Tea

Enterprise Day full of designs and creativity with The Artful Chocolatier

Enterprise Day with marketing company Chimpsta

The Real Business Challenge

Enterprise Conference, Plymouth Learning Trust, 20th October 2017


Through the various workshops pupils were able to develop their entrepreneurial talent, apply their business knowledge, gain confidence and enhance team working skills.

Workshops: SimVenture, Media and Technology, Talks by Entrepreneurs, Branding and Marketing Workshop, Innovation and Enterprise Creation in Business

8th October 15 DHSGDHSG and Hilary 500 Words

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Work of students during Enterprise Day in one local school


Business Presentation Competition

Futures Entrepreneurship Centre connecting students, academics, researchers, start-ups, businesses and entrepreneurs

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