We are extremely grateful to our headline sponsors, Hugh and Yvonne Evans. Two successful Welsh entrepreneurs who are inspiring the next generation through their support.
Thank you to our sponsor, NatWest Cymru. Discover why they are supporting Enterprise Troopers, and the support they can offer teachers, pupils and parents here.
We’re very excited to welcome our supporting sponsor The Royal Mint Experience, who love the idea of Enterprise Troopers.
The Royal Mint has an unbroken history of minting British coinage dating back over 1,000 years, and is now the world’s largest export mint as well as Britain’s oldest manufacturer. It currently makes more than 2 billion UK coins a year, as well as coins and blanks for more than 60 countries across the world.
In Spring 2016 The Royal Mint opened its exciting new family-friendly visitor attraction, The Royal Mint Experience, which offers visitors an opportunity to take a factory tour and discover the unexpected wonder of coins, embarking on a journey to discover fascinating facts about coin making through the ages.
Crime Solvers Ltd is a Welsh company delivering workshops based on forensic science and Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) to schools throughout south Wales. Each workshop allows children to work collaboratively in teams to investigate simulated crime scenes using actual techniques and equipment used by real investigators. The process seeks to develop skills in numeracy, literacy, developing ideas and problem solving by means of an entertaining, stimulating and thought provoking event.
Curriculum Links Sponsor
Impact School Improvement Ltd is a specialist education consultancy that believes in making an impact on pupil outcomes. We provide support for senior leaders, teachers and support staff to raise standards in Literacy and Numeracy and address the demands of the new Wales curriculum as outlined in the Donaldson Review. We believe in depth of learning and use sketch-noting to support pupils to master skills across the curriculum.
Impact helps schools to identify areas of the new curriculum that they need to develop further, such as creating learners who are, ‘Enterprising, creative contributors’. Enterprise Troopers is the perfect opportunity for schools to showcase the work they have been doing to address the new curriculum and prepare learners for the demands of adult life in the 21st Century.
Follow us @ImpactWales
Tel. 07817 752172
Ynni Da has been supporting schools with energy workshops, numeracy & data opportunities, and inspiring educational support since 2011.
Based in West Wales, Ynni Da travels the whole of Wales and offers schools the most inspiring and exciting experiences that bring energy to life.
We offer our services through the mediums of both Welsh and English and, using our extensive experience in education, we deliver these services in a way that complements the existing activities within the individual schools.
Aled Vaughan Owen is the owner of Ynni Da and is a qualified teacher, engineer, electrician and all-round entrepreneur. He and his staff between them have around 25 years experience in education and sustainability, which enables Ynni Da to offer the best possible support for schools, colleges and universities.
Regional Final Venue Sponsor
The Eden Education Centre – CREATE | ENGAGE | INSPIRE
Delivers workshops to schools and educational networks to encourage students in predominantly STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) using innovative teaching methods such as LEGO® Education. The Eden Education Centre prides itself on its fresh, creative thinking, delivering exciting and engaging workshops that combined with cutting-edge technology, promotes skills such as critical thinking, communication and team work as well as giving students a greater understanding of real-world experiences in high-tech industries.
Registered Charity Number 1154289 www.edeneducationcentre.org
Regional Final Venue Sponsor
At Folly Farm you can visit over 750 animals at our zoo and get up close to furry and feathery farmyard friends in our barn. Choose from 16 different rides in our vintage fairground, or enjoy our eight adventure play areas.
Voted the ‘Best day out in Wales’ we’ve got 120 acres of fun so there really is something for everyone and it doesn’t matter if its dry or wet, warm or chilly as 50% of our attractions are undercover including our magnificent vintage fairground.
We know everyone in the family likes to do different things and the time you spend together is precious. So here at Folly Farm you’ll find four big attractions all in one place and you get to pick your own adventure – zoo, barn, fairground, play. What will make your perfect day?
Centre 4 Entrepreneurial Education C4EE is a company that works with partners to help young people to develop their entrepreneurial skills and mind sets enabling them to fulfil their potential. We develop young people who will confidently connect with businesses and communities to build a better society. Our work focusses on inspiring empowering and equipping young people across Wales with the skills, experience and aspirations they need to succeed in life. We focus on raising aspirations for all including those who are marginalised through a range of different factors, developing their self-confidence helping them to fulfil their potential. The C4EE team passionately believe that by equipping young people with basic entrepreneurial know-how and show-how in addition to encouraging them to have a ‘can-do’ and ‘think big’ attitude will contribute towards their personal development. This in turn will have a positive impact on the future of the local economy and Wales whether these youngsters attain a job with a local business or decide to start their own business.
Steve Blakesley worked as a teacher before setting up the Space Rocket Roadshow.
He saw a gap in the market for fun, interactive workshops to bring science alive.
The company now provides schools with curriculum enrichment in science – workshops cover anything from material science and astronomy, to rainforests and natural disasters. When Steve started it was just in Welsh schools, but he now travels as far as Essex, Norfolk and Liverpool.
Islwyn Jones is a falconer that displays his amazing birds of prey at events including, weddings, motivational talks, coaching events, birthday parties, schools, & country shows. Islwyn has a wonderful connection with all of his birds and it shows at all of his displays. A great motivator of people and an excellent role model for younger generations.
Big Learning Company is a digital training company. We work primarily in the education sector – in schools, colleges, universities – but also in the digital tech sector. We innovate and develop practical training for young learners, to be able to adapt effectively to ever changing technological progression, faced with ever shorter refresh rates.
Science is weird, messy and fun to play with! Letterbox Lab fully equips parents to turn their homes into laboratories. Our series of twelve letterbox-sized science kits contain absolutely everything you need (kitchen sink excepted), complete with full-colour instruction booklets and online resources to inspire and engage children aged 6+ with everything from rainbows to dinosaurs.