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Video: Year 11 students put under pressure in Dragons’ Den day at Ipswich High School for Girls

15:28 03 February 2014

Pupils at Ipswich High School for Girls presented ideas for new magazines for young women with a business plan to a panel of judges in a Dragons

Pupils at Ipswich High School for Girls presented ideas for new magazines for young women with a business plan to a panel of judges in a Dragons' Den style-day

Teenagers at an independent Ipswich school have been learning the secrets of successful businesses during a Dragons’ Den-style day.

Students at Ipswich High School for Girls had to come up with designs for new magazines which would target young women. The magazines’ costings and marketing plans also had to be produced.

Sally Letman, assistant headteacher, said: “We do this event every year for girls in Year 11. We change the product and the time considerations to do it in.”

The girls had to come in looking the part, wearing business suits and attending a working lunch.

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