Sirius Academy west received the fantastic news that they have been awarded the ‘Most Enterprising School award 2015’.
In the race towards the ‘City of Culture 2017’, the Hull Youth Enterprise 2015 Awards opened their voting to the general public alongside the judges. Sirius Academy West was nominated for the category of ‘Most Enterprising School’, Sirius Wests’ very own Coordinator of Business Enterprise, Mrs Claire Smalley and Sirius West’s eager enterprise student Harry Knight was also nominated in the category of ‘The Jane Disbrey Most Enterprising Student Award 2015’.
Peter Rhodes, Director of Careers & Enterprise attended the very lavish awards ceremony on Friday 20th November, when asked about the evening Mr Rhodes said “what a result, to be amongst some of the best schools in the area for Enterprise and see the talent that this region offers is great, to win the award is testament to how much Enterprise has grown within the school and to the level of ability and enthusiasm our students have to learning about and being part of Enterprise’.
Although she didn’t win in her nominated category, Mrs Smalley was just as excited about the school winning the award “It’s absolutely fantastic, its’ great to receive such fabulous recognition for the enterprise work that we do within Sirius Academy West. The enthusiasm that is growing amongst the students is great to see and it is business students and students who do not study the subject that are eager to get involved in the projects and join the budding businesses.
Sirius Academy West currently has its’ own student operated ‘Shed’ where an array of items are sold including products made by the students, there is also an Academy radio Station that is operated by the ‘Sirius On Air’ students and a ‘Creative Enterprise Club’ and a ‘Charity Enterprise Club’ with growing popularity.
If any students are interested in getting involved in Enterprise or who have a budding enterprise idea please see Mrs Smalley in Room 344.