Young entrepreneurs at Newmarket Academy have received more than £4,000 in funding after pitching a host of innovative ideas to the Dragons’ Den...
"Dragons Den" at Newmarket Academy. Students yesterday presented to the "Dragons" from the Newmarket Festival to bid for funds to support their perosnal development. A range of students from years 7-11 designed a presentation and spoke for five minutes before taking questions from the Dragons. Applications ranged from additional sporting equipment, to computers to design computer games, support for the India trip, experience in flight simualtor, sponsorship for a netball team and equipment to build a recording studio.
10 of the bids were successful, and each student was asked to return to the Dragons in six months to report on their progress.
The quality of presentations were excellent and the students all impressed the Dragons.
In all over £1500 was given to our students.