ORA pupils at Yarnton Manor have been quick to immerse themselves in their studies, with business students forming marketing plans whilst those on the leadership course have been writing faux press releases.
Business Marketing Plans
The Manor gardens were used today to provide a space for Business and Enterprise pupils to work on forming a business marketing plan.
After being taught the key aspects of creating a marketing plan, students knuckled down to begin trying to form their own documents. Small teams quickly formed to conduct effective plans, with a teacher on hand to provide assistance.
The lesson was interesting and encouraged students to think about the importance of thinking ahead when running a business. An appreciation for the commitment and longevity of the business mindset is something students will find valuable in their future endeavours.
ORA students on the Global Leadership programme spent time pretending to be community leaders today as they responded to a local disaster scenario.
Working in small groups, the student leaders made tough decisions about prioritising resources after a natural disaster, discussing how to deal with food shortage, medical injuries, emergency shelter and more.
The class was challenging and required significant debate over the importance of each aspect of resource management. Some suggested that food should be rationed and handed out as soon as it as available, whilst others believed that attending to medical injuries was more time-sensitive. Throughout the exercise, staff noted the exceptional teamwork skills and logical thinking displayed by the pupils, commending their performance in the activity.
Be sure to keep an eye on the blogs to see what else ORA students studying at Yarnton get up to.