Immanuel College first faith school to launch ‘enterprise academy’
search

The latest Jewish News

Read this week’s digital edition

Click Here

Immanuel College first faith school to launch ‘enterprise academy’

Immanuel College will be the only faith school to offer enterprise courses founded by Dragon's Den star, Peter Jones.

Immanuel College
Immanuel College

Immanuel College has become the first and only faith school in the UK to launch a specialist course to teach entrepreneurship to pupils.

The initiative, called the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy, will offer accredited enterprise courses and qualifications to teach children financial literacy and how to run their own business.

The independent school’s partnership with the academy, founded by Peter Jones of Dragon’s Den fame, hopes to bring “the boardroom to the classroom,” and teach students hands-on skills needed for the world of work.

Jones said he was delighted that Immanuel College was the first faith school to offer the academy.

“It is more important than ever to empower the next generation of business leaders, wealth-generators and change-makers with the skills to succeed in the world of work,” he said.

Sharron Shackell, the school’s director of sixth form, said she was “delighted” by the initiative.

“Students at Immanuel will benefit from small class sizes in a structured, nurturing environment with all the benefits of being part of a Jewish Sixth Form community,” she said. 

“This diverse and hands-on course, which gives young people the experience, skills and knowledge needed to build long, successful careers, will be a fantastic addition to our curriculum.” 

Parents wishing to find out more can email Lynda Dullop, Director of Business Development, at ldul@Immanuelcollege.co.uk or call her on 0208 950 0604.

Support your Jewish community. Support your Jewish News

Thank you for helping to make Jewish News the leading source of news and opinion for the UK Jewish community. Today we're asking for your invaluable help to continue putting our community first in everything we do.

Unlike other Jewish media, we do not charge for content. That won’t change. Because we are free, we rely on advertising to cover our costs. This vital lifeline, which has dropped in recent years, has fallen further due to coronavirus.

For as little as £5 a month you can help sustain the vital work we do in celebrating and standing up for Jewish life in Britain.

Jewish News holds our community together and keeps us connected. Like a synagogue, it’s where people turn to feel part of something bigger. It also proudly shows the rest of Britain the vibrancy and rich culture of modern Jewish life.

You can make a quick and easy one-off or monthly contribution of £5, £10, £20 or any other sum you’re comfortable with.

100% of your donation will help us continue celebrating our community, in all its dynamic diversity...

Engaging

Being a community platform means so much more than producing a newspaper and website. One of our proudest roles is media partnering with our invaluable charities to amplify the outstanding work they do to help us all.

Celebrating

There’s no shortage of oys in the world but Jewish News takes every opportunity to celebrate the joys too, through projects like Night of Heroes, 40 Under 40 and other compelling countdowns that make the community kvell with pride.

Pioneering

In the first collaboration between media outlets from different faiths, Jewish News worked with British Muslim TV and Church Times to produce a list of young activists leading the way on interfaith understanding.

Campaigning

Royal Mail issued a stamp honouring Holocaust hero Sir Nicholas Winton after a Jewish News campaign attracted more than 100,000 backers. Jewish Newsalso produces special editions of the paper highlighting pressing issues including mental health and Holocaust remembrance.

Easy access

In an age when news is readily accessible, Jewish News provides high-quality content free online and offline, removing any financial barriers to connecting people.

Voice of our community to wider society

The Jewish News team regularly appears on TV, radio and on the pages of the national press to comment on stories about the Jewish community. Easy access to the paper on the streets of London also means Jewish News provides an invaluable window into the community for the country at large.

We hope you agree all this is worth preserving.

read more:
comments