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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  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.

"A fantastic resource developing skills such as decision making, teamwork and problem solving. The pupils love it."

Paul Bulik, Business Studies, Firrhill High School, Edinburgh

"There was such a buzz at the Stock Market Challenge. If a team was looking for something that is fun to do and related to financial services then this is a really good opportunity. I would encourage people to do it."

Kathryn McGown, Human Resources Consultant, Standard Life

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

"The Global Investor simulations provide a good practical demonstration of Maths in a real world context."

John Byrne, Maths Teacher, Castlebrae Community High School