Little Gems is a Learning Development initiative situated in the foyer of Grantham College. The retail outlet enables students from the Learning Development Centre to gain valuable work experience in a realistic retail environment.
Students are involved in the following tasks:
Pricing & recording stock
Sales - including using the till and card payment machine
Working with the public, staff and other students
Balancing the till and banking with the finance office
Displaying products in an eye catching way
Any other duties that increase their confidence walways with 1:1 support form staff.
Many products sold in Little Gems support Fairtrade - helping people earn a fair wage for the products that they produce.
The shop sells a wide variety of gifts & seasonal products and at certain times of the year plants & hanging baskets are sold with the plants being grown and produced by students form the Learning Development Horticulture Group.