Welsh Baccalaureate Challenge

Young people at Llandrindod Pupil Referral Unit were among the first to try LEAF Education’s new Enterprise and Employability Challenge for GCSE this year. Their task was to design a product suitable for sale in a farm shop. They started by visiting Pentpont farm shop, Llandrindod market and other shops to research ingredients, before choosing recipes and developing a business plan for ‘Flash Soups’. It was an opportunity to learn about food and business. As one of the students said, “The one thing that stood out doing this project was that if people were absent from a meeting we had to delay making important decisions…The business world is not as easy as I thought”. Now they are starting a gardening project, so that next year they can make something from their own produce. Read more