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Adam and Ben Have Fruit4u

Posted on: September 29th, 2008

The man from Del Monte should be worried. Adam Crookes and Ben Parkin, the men from Thorpe Hesley, have established a profitable rival that is defying the credit crunch and paying dividends for its shareholders. The boys, both 10, have been a leading light in Rotherham Ready’s enterprise quest after setting up Fruit4u with their […]

MP hails groundbreaking Rotherham enterprise initiative

Posted on: September 23rd, 2008

John Healey MP has hailed the success of a groundbreaking enterprise education project in Rotherham that will “shape the future of Britain”. The Wentworth MP said Rotherham Ready has put the borough at the forefront of innovative teaching on a global scale and is already having a significant impact on the quality of learning by […]

Rotherham businesses urged to help schoolchildren Make £5 Blossom

Posted on: September 10th, 2008

Businesses in Rotherham are being urged to share £5 with local primary school pupils to teach them entrepreneurial skills. Rotherham Ready’s Make £5 Blossom project is now in its fourth phase and is appealing to companies in the borough to forge links with schools and build on the successes of recent years where schools have […]

Rotherham Teachers are Top at Enterprise…

Posted on: August 19th, 2008

Rotherham teachers showed they were in a class of their own after scooping all the prizes for enterprise teaching at a prestigious awards ceremony Rotherham is acknowledged nationally and internationally as a centre for excellence in enterprise teaching and learning, developed through the enterprise education initiative Rotherham Ready. Now Rotherham teachers proved that nobody does […]

Enterprise Education in Rotherham Praised

Posted on: August 16th, 2008

An inspirational project in Rotherham has become the first of its kind to undergo an Ofsted inspection. Rotherham Ready, an Enterprise Education programme backed by £1.4 million of funding from Yorkshire Forward, involves all Rotherham schools and colleges and aims to engage all young people, aged four to 19, in developing enterprise skills. Teachers from […]