The BiG Challenge is funded through Sheffield City Council and with the help of our sponsors.
BiG Challenge 10 is organised by Sero Consulting Ltd on behalf of the Generate strand of the programme, which is focused on young people aged 11-19 in full time education. The Steering Group is
For queries about the BiG Challenge you should contact your School Enterprise Co-ordinator or the School Enterprise Champion allocated to your school or college.
BiG Challenge 10 runs from Monday 26thth September 2016 to Friday 27th January 2017. However, teams may begin prior to the start date if they so wish.
Pupils aged 11-19 from Sheffield schools, academies, colleges and apprenticeship schemes have the opportunity to win personal rewards for every winning entrant plus ‘the BiG Prize’ for the overall winning team. Students must be under 19 as at 1st September 2016.
Each team (between 1 and 8 students) will form and operate a business. Each business will be given a £25 cash investment by its school/college, as a starter towards their business objective of increasing that amount by making as much profit as possible, within the BiG Challenge time frame, employing teamwork, innovation and entrepreneurship using any legal means. Having repaid the £25 investment plus a further £5 in interest on that investment, the profits made by the teams may in any combination be retained in the business, retained by the teams or donated to their chosen charity. Please see the section on charitable donations in 1.4 below.
Each team requires a member of staff to support its entry and its activities.
The winning criteria, which will be judged in the final Business Report submitted by each team on Friday 27th January 2017, include:
Each team’s profile and its work can be recorded on the BiG Challenge website, where each team will have its own space.
The rules of the BiG Challenge competition can be see here.