Year 12 students from across the region tested their key skills and applied their maths and business know-how in a unique competitive challenge. Colleges competed using the Finance Lab simulation at Alliance Manchester Business School on 21st and 22nd June. Find out more
“Trading Floor doesn't just teach young people about the world of finance – it’s much, much wider than that. It encourages teamwork, communication and decision-making ability – skills which will be vitally important to them when they enter the world of work."
James Fox, Deputy Head, Writhlington School
"This is a fabulous Maths tool. It supports classroom teaching and it is invaluable as an STEM enrichment activity."
William Mackay, Maths Teacher, Leith Academy
“Very stimulating. Today I have seen students who find it very difficult to concentrate on maths being very stimulated and focussed. I am hoping this will be an impetus which will encourage them more in this field.”
Catherina Gilmurray, Maths Teacher, St. Aidanís High School
"Our students gained in self-confidence from reaching the final of this prestigious competition. It also gave them a taste of the real world of finance."
Iolo Jones, Psychology Teacher, Ysgol Gyfun Glantaf