Apprentice event

The Felpham pupils who took part along with Annabel Gray and Ed Bartram, the Chichester University students who organised the trip.
The Felpham pupils who took part along with Annabel Gray and Ed Bartram, the Chichester University students who organised the trip.

A GROUP of business savvy students from Felpham could be just what Alan Sugar is looking for.

The group of Year 10 Felpham Community College students took part in The Event Apprentice held at the University of Chichester. Based on the television show, the day was organised by four final year Chichester University event management students.

Headteacher, Mark Anstiss, said: “This sort of extra-curricular event develops important skills in young people. I am delighted we had the chance to participate in such a rewarding event at the university. It gave the students a first-hand experience in the world of business and they took some valuable skills home with them.”

The day, covered all aspects of event management, and saw students work together in teams to produce an event plan and pitch ideas to a panel of judges.

The winning event was a safari-themed dinner in aid of the World Wildlife Fund and Save the Children.