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Alleyne’s Academy entrepreneurs ready for Dragons’ Den

Alleyne's Academy

Entrepreneurial students from Alleyne’s Academy in Stone will join youngsters from 11 other Staffordshire schools to have their ideas put to the test at a Dragons’ Den style event. Teams of teenagers from across the county are competing in the 2015/2016 Young Enterprise competition. The young people have formed their own businesses based on ideas as diverse as glow red safety patches to ...

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Video report: Young Enterprise trade fair

Young Enterprise trade fair

Young entrepreneurs from Stone and across the borough were at Stone farmers’ market on Saturday to sell the products they’ve developed and designed over the last four months. Each team hired a stall as part of the Young Enterprise Programme and were looking to sell as much as possible in order to help their team go through to the next ...

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Young entrepreneurs showcase products at farmers’ market

Members of Flipt drum up support in the High Street in 2013

There will be even more stalls than usual to visit at Stone farmers’ market on Saturday 7th February as the Young Enterprise trade fair takes over Market Square. Last year the Stafford & Stone Area Board (look for them as @YEStaffordshire on Twitter) saw their fourth team in five years make the UK finals as the representative of the YE West Midlands region. Ignite, ...

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Young Enterprise: Alleyne’s roars into West Midlands final


Ignite, a Young Enterprise business from Alleyne’s Academy, jumped for joy after a tense evening in the Staffordshire Young Enterprise final. For the fourth consecutive year, Alleyne’s have seen off competition from other regional schools to retain their Best Company award for Staffordshire, which has also been held at the Wedgwood museum for the 2nd year running. Ignite’s product is ...

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Young Stone entrepreneurs 4th consecutive win


Student’s from Alleyne’s Academy in Stone have taken part in the Young Enterprise competition by setting up their own business for the academic year. The student’s company, Ignite, sell smart phone holders called the ‘Connect’. The Connect has a ‘docking’ area for the phone to sit on while on charge or playing media. The product also has a mount for ...

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Video: Young entrepreneurs go head to head

Young Enterprise

Ten teams of young entrepreneurs from schools in Stone and across the borough took part in the Young Enterprise Trade Fair in Stone town centre on Saturday 1st February. The teams showcased products they had developed and marketed over the past four months, some taking advantage of targeted offers for Valentine’s Day and using the fair as an introductory opportunity ...

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Stone entrepreneurs go straight to the PM!

David Cameron

It’s the Young Enterprise trade fair in Stone’s Market Square on Saturday 1st February when teams of entrepreneurs from schools in Stone and Stafford will be selling their products. There is more information about the event HERE One of the key tests for the teams is their marketing skills. One of the Young Enterprise teams from Alleyne’s Academy – Ignite, ...

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