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Welcome to the Theme Park Challenge

Theme Park Challenge is an inspirational and practical 1-day programme teaching sustainable development  to students of business & economics, in Year 12+

Researching the Theme Park Location
Researching the Theme Park Location

“Excellent day; great concept; very relatable to course content; good chemistry between students and programme leaders; good focus on sustainability and CSR principles”
– Gordons School, Surrey – Business Tutor

Theme Park Challenge

Students studying business and economics RESEARCH, PLAN, BUILD and PRESENT a sustainable business empbracing key United Nations Goals for sustainable development.

Build a Theme Park Model
Build a Theme Park Model
Build a Sustainable Business Model
Build a Sustainable Business Model
Present The Sustainable Business Idea
Present The Sustainable Business Idea

Engages Students in Their Studies and Shows the Relevance for Their Future Work

In the fast evolving world that today’s students will be working in, they need to be able apply their learning of core and foundation subjects (KS3 and KS4) to the real world to enhance their careers and employment opportunities.

Why LLE Uses Energy as a Key Industry

The energy industry is the world’s biggest employer, and mankind’s desire for clean and safe energy is growing. Through practical learning and fun activities, LLE students learn how all of modern civilisation is underpinned by this precious commodity.

Shows Students the Relevance Subjects in the World of Work

Students safely explore the world they will be working in from different viewpoints: business, technical, political and moral. They work in teams of 6 to 10 students learning the practicalities of how to work in business focused ‘Energy  Teams’ with individuals of different aptitudes and interests to achieve the ultimate award of ‘Best Energy Team’. This requires each team to explore and expand their knowledge of the following subjects and demonstrate proficiency in each.

Maths, Business Studies

Build a detailed finance/business plan with capital costs, running costs and interest rates. The business plan will demonstrate a Return on Investment (ROI) calculation. This is quite challenging but with support from the presenters the students do master the calculations and gain a real sense of achievement

Geography, Economics, Statistics

Learn about 10 major cities/countries around the world on all continents; explore the demographics of population and wealth and learn about their energy resources and technology

UN Goals for Sustainable Development
UN Goals for Sustainable Development

Pupil Outcomes - Skills, Learning, Themes

Theme Park Challenge Learning Objectives
Theme Park Challenge Learning Objectives
Theme Park Challenge Student Outcomes
Theme Park Challenge Student Outcomes
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