Welcome to the Investment Challenge!

S5/6 students from schools across the North East and West of Scotland tested their maths and business skills in a unique competitive challenge. The top three schools in each region will now compete at the final events at BNP Paribas' offices in Dundee and Glasgow. 

The full qualifying round results table for each region is in the About section. 

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Qualifiers:

  1. Return On
    Investment
    Fund
    Total
  2. 0.323% 435,241 Clydeview Academy (W)
  3. 0.696% 412,531 Boclair Academy (W)
  4. 0.088% 410,748 Bishopbriggs Academy (W)
  5. 0.792% 409,816 Inverkeithing High School (NE)
  6. 0.208% 407,742 Montrose Academy (NE)
  7. 0.061% 407,710 Glenwood High School (NE)

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Today is the final Good luck and may the best team win...

Dates for your diary:

  • 5 OctRegistration closes
  • 22 OctAccess to resource
  • 29 OctQualifying begins
  • 4 DecQualifying ends
  • 12-13 DecFinals
  • 14 DecWinners announced

Subject areas covered:

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

Competition supporters

BNP Paribas staff will visit your school

...to talk to your students about their own career experiences and about opportunities in the sector.

The Global Investor simulations are superb.  The program works for all ages at secondary and all ability levels and the pupils are completely engrossed in the experience.  It teaches all pupils about the way the world of finance works in a fun and easily accessible way.

David Davidson, Maths Teacher, Kircudbright Academy

"Finance Lab gave our students the opportunity to experience how maths is used in a real life situation and encourages them to pursue a careers in financial services.  It also gives them an insight into university life."

Jonathan Price, Head of Sixth Form, Heolddu Comprehensive School

“Thank you for allowing Walton High's Year 12 students to participate in this year's fantastic Enterprise Network challenge.”

Hannah Mathias, IAG, WRL and Business Links Coordinator, Walton High School

“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