Chepstow win Best Video Advert Award in Coca Cola Competition!

Chepstow Team are "The Real Thing!"

Ten Chepstow GCSE Business Studies students including Emily Jones, Megan Leamon, Natasha Morley, Ffion Aizlewood, Kelsey Hargreaves, Polly Summers, Amy Kedward and Jacob Tyson recently won ‘Best Video Advert in Wales’ as part of a competition run by Coca Cola.  The Coca-Cola Enterprises Real Business Challenge is a competition entered by over 5000 students in Wales and over 70,000 students across the UK.  It aims to discover and inspire the business leaders and entrepreneurs of the future. Eight teams from around Wales qualified for the Welsh final, including Chepstow. The teams were given the task of devising a promotional campaign to increase awareness of the ‘Street Games multi-sport festival’ taking place this summer and pitch their marketing campaign to a team of judges.

Mr Elias, Business Studies teacher at the school said, “Our students were very impressive; they didn’t stop working all day. We have been successful in this competition before and I am very proud of the way in which this year’s students responded to the challenge and at their achievement of winning best video advert."

The competition was presented by Bill Muirhead of Coca Cola Enterprises,   He said : “The Chepstow team produced a really strong campaign and fully deserved their award.  The Real Business Challenge gives young people the opportunity to develop skills such as problem solving, teamwork and communication which is essential in today’s competitive market. Young people like these are our future and we must do everything we can to maximise their knowledge and experience of the world of work before they enter it.”