College hosts enterprise challenge for school pupils

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School pupils put their entrepreneurial skills to the test in a challenge at Kirklees College.

Runners-up from Horbury Academy

Runners-up from Horbury Academy

Pupils from Castle Hall Academy, Moor End Academy, Westborough High School,  Heckmondwike Grammar School, Brighouse High School, Hipperholme Grammar School Foundation and The Ruth Gorse Academy took part in the Innov8 challenge.

The competition aimed to crown the most innovative and enterprising pupils by challenging them to use their ideas, imagination, passion and determination.

The winning team was Team Cirque DV from Crossley Heath Grammar School – Alison Page, Katie Lenton-Lowe, Amber Bilal, Maesa Hussain and Isabel Jones.

In second place were Team Skyline from Horbury Academy – Isabelle Lindley, Bradley Ball, Brook Slater, Maisie Clay and Joshua Proctor.

And third place were Team Freakshow from Moor End Academy – Sana Hussain, Mehrissa Sufi, Awais Anwar, Ibrahim Ceesay and Zain Nadeem.

The Innov8 challenge was one of several taster sessions coordinated by the college’s student recruitment team over the past few weeks to give prospective students the chance to try courses that interest them.

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