Welcome to the Investment Challenge!

Year 12 students from across the region will be testing their key skills and applying their maths and business know-how in a unique competitive challenge.  Schools will compete using the Finance Lab simulation at Leeds Beckett University on the 25 March. Find out more

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Leaderboard:

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Well done to our winners Walton High School!

Dates for your diary:

  • 27 FebRegistration closes
  • 23 FebAccess to resource
  • 25 MarFinal
  • 26 MarWinner announced

Subject areas covered:

  • Maths
  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • Key Skills
  • Work-related Learning
  • Team Building
  • Enterprise
  • Financial Capability

Competition supporters

A great opportunity for schools to engage with employers when their staff visit schools to mentor and present to pupils during the online competition phase.

"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

"The Investment Challenge competition final at the Cardiff School of Managament gave my students an invaluable insight into a university environment and it showed them how a university differs from a school."

Sarah Rea, Business Studies Teacher, Brynmawr Foundation School

"The Investment Challenge competition gives pupils a real feel for what it would be like to work in this industry and it really interests them."

Hannah Thomas, Economics Teacher, St. Joseph's RC High School

"The Investment Challenge project brings 'real life' experiences to our pupils which are very valuable to this age group.  It is a positive influence."

Laura Atwell, Business Studies Teacher, Brynmawr Foundation School