Year 6 Keepie-Up the Good Work for Charity!

Posted on: March 28, 2014

Over the past 12 weeks Year 6 have been learning how to develop key enterprise skills such as; communication, money, management and planning.

The purpose of this learning was to enable them to work as a team and come up with an idea to generate as much profit as possible from a £10 start up loan. The children would then run their chosen stall at an ‘ Enterprise Fayre’ held at OHA to help raise money for The Sporting Light Appeal.

What is the Sporting Light Appeal?

The Sporting Light Appeal uses sport to improve the quality of life for those who need it most in Norfolk. The appeal raises money to help disadvantaged people and those with disabilities to experience the benefits of sport.

Birch Class were divided into four groups, then working together they came up with a name for their teams: Keep the Keepies Up, Football Fanatics, The Golden Goals and Artball were chosen. The children used the skills they had been learning to generate their ideas, advertise their stall, manage costs and prizes as well as work co-operatively as a team.

The Enterprise Fayre took place on Friday March 21st at 1.30pm. The stalls were ;How many keepie uppies can you do in 1 minute?, guess how many sweets are in the jar, guess the name of the teddy, a cake raffle and a penalty shoot out. All classes supported Birch Class by attending the afternoon event and enjoyed taking part in the activities on offer.

Abby,a pupil from year 6, said “It went very well and we raised a lot of money”.

A staggering £152.70 was raised by Year 6 and will go to Norwich City’s Sporting Light Appeal, making a difference to the lives of the people they help and their families.Well done to Birch Class for all of your hard work, a  big thank-you to everyone who came along and spent money at the fayre and special thanks to Miss Roper, (Community Sports Foundation), for teaching the pupils the valuable skills needed in order for the challenge to be successful!


Category: Academy news