Welcome to the Stock Market Challenge!

1,470 Year 11 students from 51 schools across North West, Belfast and South Regions tested their maths and business skills in a unique competitive challenge. The top 6 schools in each region will compete at the final events in Derry & Belfast. (The full qualifying round leaderboards are in the About section.)

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Leaderboard:

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Congratulations to our winners!

Dates for your diary:

  • 17 NovRegistration closes
  • 13 NovAccess to resource
  • 8 JanQualifying begins
  • 5 MarQualifying ends
  • 12 MarFinals
  • 16 MarWinners announced

Subject areas covered:

  • Maths
  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • Skills Development
  • STEM
  • Work of Work
  • Team Building
  • Enterprise

Competition supporters

Employers' staff will visit your school

...to help you run a Dealing Room session and talk about their career experiences.

“Trading Floor is an excellent simulation. I really enjoyed the game environment and having to make quick decisions under pressure."

Philip McCarron, Economics BSc Hons, Northern Ireland

"There are many competing resources available but Global Investor is particularly engaging for our pupils."

Steven Rees, Assistant Headteacher, Y Pant School

“Dealing Room is beneficial as an enrichment activity as pupils would have no access to something like this otherwise.  We will integrate this in to classroom use, mainly in the data-handling component of the GCSE course (graphs, averages, etc.).”

Dominic McNabb, Maths Teacher, Glengormley High School

"The Finance Lab event has been a brilliant success for all our students. One of our main objectives is to foster links with professional bodies and industry and this is a great way of bringing these elements together."  

Dr. Lisa Bradley, Head of Department of International Business, University of Ulster