£10 Challenge 2017

The school’s education charity The Hull Collegiate Trust is launching The £10.00 Entrepreneur Challenge on Monday 27 February. Each Form from Year 7 to 13 will be given £10.00 and the challenge is to see how much money they can raise for The Hull Collegiate Trust over four weeks, finishing on Friday 24 March.

The £10 Challenge is sponsored by successful Hull based business Connexin. Founded in 2006, Connexin specialises in award winning Fibre Optic and Voice Services for business and residential customers. Connexin is now an international business with customers all over the world. Going from startup to a larger business, they have stayed true to their mission statement which is:

Be Awesome. Care. Inspire.

The founders of Connexin; Furqan Alamgir and Alex Yeung are both ex pupils. They are great examples of how you can be entrepreneurial and build your own successful business. On Monday 20th February Alex came into school along with his marketing assistant to talk to the pupils during assembly about the challenge. 

How it works:

•Each form in Years 7 – 13 will be given £10.00
•The challenge is to see how much money they can raise from their £10.00
•Decide on an idea and create a business plan
•Each form is only allowed to sell sweets , buns or any foods on ONE day out of the 4 weeks. A rota will be put in place for this
•Can be driven outside school
•No lotteries
•Nothing to break the school rules
 
There will be prizes for Best Idea, Best Marketing and Best Strategy and for the overall winning form there is a trip to Gravity in Hull.

The Hull Collegiate Trust provides financial support to help both prospective and current pupils of Hull Collegiate School whose family circumstances mean that they cannot afford the cost of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, such as educational visits, bus travel, music tuition and school uniform.

All winners will be announced on the website. Good luck to all pupils.

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