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Sixth formers set sail with own company

Fired up after landing an order from ferry company DFDS for their first French activity book

Not content with spending the next year working hard on their A-level studies, a group of sixth formers wants to earn some extra cash by setting up and running their own company.

Fired up after landing an order from ferry company DFDS for their first French activity book, Horizon Languages, as the fledgling company is known, is looking to expand its range and bring out e-books and apps too.

This week the six students are taking time out of lessons at Moulsham High School in Chelmsford to talk to business advisers so they can sort out the paperwork involved with becoming a proper company.

“We were pleased by working as a Young Enterprise company last year,” explained managing director David Eastham, 16.

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