Little Gems

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:

• Ordering stock

• 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; always 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.

View the Little Gems Leaflet

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