Economics Forum

Partner: Oriel High School, Maidenbower, Crawley
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Academic

We held an Economics Forum for 200 students with invited speakers from the Instuture of Economic Affairs. Schools from the state and independent sector attended and the lectures were on a series of current economic topics.

Aims of the project

To develop understanding of economics amongst local state schools and independent schools

Background and goals

We invited the IEA to prersent a series of lectures to our students and wanted to invute state schools too. 


We used the Chapel, and gave everyone a packed lunch and a goody bacg including a book from one of the lecturers.


Great feedback from those who attended

Pupil involvement

Sixth Form students

Frequency and duration

Once per year