“Little Acorn” took part in the nationwide competition, Tycoon in Schools and won the Key Stage 3 award at Buckingham Palace on Monday presented by HRH Prince Andrew and Peter Jones CBE.
On Monday 13 February, Peter Jones CBE announced Little Acorn, a team of budding entrepreneurs from Queen Anne’s, as one of eight teams who will attend Buckingham Palace for the awards ceremony on Monday 6 March.
A group of talented entrepreneurs from Queen Anne’s have won the award for best Key Stage 3 Business in Peter Jones CBE’s ‘Tycoon in Schools’ 2015 competition.
Congratulations to team ‘RustiQ’, who have been selected as one of the finalists of the countrywide enterprise challenge ‘Tycoon in Schools’, run by the Peter Jones Foundation. This is the third time that one of our teams have made it through to the final, which will take place at Buckingham Palace in March. After competing alongside thousands […]
Congratulations to our U4 (Year 9) pupils who have successfully received funding from the ‘Tycoon In Schools’ initiative for their companies “Picture This”, “GlamCans” and “RustiQ”. This is the first time that all of our groups have successfully receiving funding for their business ventures. The three companies will each receive a start-up loan of approximately […]
On Thursday 24 September, the School Hall was filled with excited and yet nervous U4 girls for the ‘Tycoon in Schools’ Presentation. Just three weeks earlier, the girls had started to work on their ideas for this year’s ‘Tycoon in Schools’ challenge and now the moment that they had to present their ideas had arrived. The […]
On Monday 22 June, Queen Anne’s winning ‘Tycoon in Schools’ company, Retrocycle, travelled to Great Ormond Street Hospital in London to present the hospital with a cheque for £1,500. Retrocycle, which consists of 7 U4 pupils, have been busy raising money for the charity through selling their stylish everyday goods made from recycled materials. The girls […]
Congratulations to team ‘Retrocycle’, who have been selected as one of the finalists of the countrywide enterprise challenge ‘Tycoon in Schools’, run by the Peter Jones Foundation. After competing alongside thousands of students across the country, ‘Retrocycle’ is just one of nine teams to be selected by a panel of judges, led by Peter Jones CBE and […]
Queen Anne’s pupils from ‘Retrocycle’, one of the school’s companies taking part in the Tycoon in Schools initiative, feature on The Henley Standard website today (Wednesday 7 January) The girls talk about their experiences with the nationwide campaign and how they have been creating upcycled products to sell at various events through November and December […]
RetroCycle, one of the companies involved in the Tycoon in Schools initiative, have officially made it on to the Leader Board in 10th place, with only 3 weeks left of trading. The company, who are formed of 7 students and produce a range of unique eco-friendly products, have attended a number of events in recent […]