Welcome to the Investment Challenge!

Students from across North East, West Scotland and Lanarkshire applied their maths and business skills in a unique competitive challenge. The top three schools in each region competed at the final events in Dundee and Glasgow.  See the About section for the full qualifying round Leaderboards.

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Leaderboard:

  1. Return On
    Investment
    Fund
    Total
  2. 0.430% 660,796 Madras College
  3. 0.433% 628,122 Douglas Academy
  4. 0.337% 580,134 Trinity High School

Congratulations to our winners!

Dates for your diary:

  • 21 OctRegistration closes
  • 24 OctAccess to resource
  • 31 OctQualifying begins
  • 5 DecQualifying ends
  • 13-16 DecFinals
  • 18 DecWinners announced

Subject areas covered:

  • Skills Development
  • Maths
  • Business Education
  • Economics
  • Work-related Learning
  • Team Building
  • Enterprise
  • Financial Capability

Competition supporters

BNP Paribas and First Direct staff will visit your school

...to help you run a Finance Lab 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

"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

We used Dealing Room with three different Business Management classes. All of them really enjoyed it and took it very seriously, whilst having fun.  It is invaluable.

Dorothy Ferguson, Business Education Teacher, Knox Academy, East Lothian

"Trading Floor allowed my pupils to experience proper team working, they learned how to focus for a sustained period, and they saw how Maths can be relevant and real."

Catherine Irvine, Maths Teacher, Edinburgh Steiner School