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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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 helped my pupils develop their core kills of comunication, team-working, analysing information and decision making."

Julie-Anne Hamilton, Business Education Teacher, Inveralmond High 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 Finance Lab event has really enhanced my interest in both investment banking and a potential career within Citi Group. This is a great way to meet company representatives.”

Victoria Emery, Accounting & Finance MSc, Northern Ireland

"Dealing Room gave my students an opportunity to apply their Maths skills in a practical situation and to see the importance of team work."

Kate Pettifer, Economics Teacher, Merchiston Castle School