Dragons Apprentice Challenge 2018/19
Over 100 ambitious students are taking up the Dragons’ Apprentice Challenge this year across Broxbourne & East Herts; 12 different teams will compete over the next few months to increase their £100 start-up cash into as much as possible by mid-December.
The teams of students will attended launches on 1st and 3rd October in Bishops Stortford and Tunford.
The students don’t work alone; the business challenge matches each team with a local business mentor (their ‘Dragon’). Local organisations donating their time and expertise to support the Challenge include Barclays, Borough of Broxbourne, East Herts Council, Fortuna Finance, Gaze Property, Hertfordshire County Council, Network Homes, Stansted Airport, TheGivingMachine and VolkerWessels.
All teams taking part are matched with a charity partner, to whom they will be donating all of their team’s profits, providing much needed income for local charity groups. The local charity / community groups this year are Breathe Easy, Carers in Hertfordshire, Cats Whiskers Rescue, CHEXS, Guideposts, Headway, Local Social, Mind in Mid Herts, SPACE, Teens Unite, TheGivingMachine and Waltham Cross Skills Hub.
Schools and colleges taking part are Chauncy School, Freman College, Goffs-Churchgate, Haileybury Turnford, Pinewood School, Richard Hale School, Robert Barclay Academy, Simon Balle School, The Bishops Stortford High School, The Hertfordshire & Essex High School and The John Warner School.
Participants in the Broxbourne & East Herts Challenges for secondary school students can download these document templates:
Documents for teams to complete:
- Business Plan Template 2018-19
- Final Report Template 2018-19
- Meeting Log Template 2018-19 – to record details of every meeting with your Dragon mentor and charity/community group
Please click here to view our Privacy Notice which explains how we process your personal data during the Dragons’ Apprentice Challenge. If you have any further questions or comments, please email Abbie or call 0300 123 1034.