Secondary

Use it in the classroom to support Maths, Business Studies and Economics.  Use it with all students to develop Skills, Financial Capability and Work-related Learning.  A competitive, team-based game ideal for enterprise and enrichment activities.

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Key Benefits:

Practical Skills

Stock Market Challenge gives students the opportunity to apply and develop their understanding of mathematics and their reasoning skills in a practical activity which demonstrates how numbers function in a real world context.

Aspects of the curriculum

Stock Market Challenge delivers many aspects of the Business Studies and Economics curricula in a real and immersive working environment.

A Bridging Project

For both Business Administration & Finance and Creative & Media students, Stock Market Challenge is an invaluable applied learning opportunity. Go to the Skills section of the site to see how it develops Functional and PLT Skills, a key element of the Diploma.

Case Study

Available in both French and Spanish, Stock Market Challenge provides a unique opportunity for language students to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding in an immersive environment.

Functional Skills and Personal, Learning & Thinking Skills are core components of the 14-19 curriculum. Stock Market Challenge, adaptable to different age groups and learning environments, allows students to develop these skills through game-based learning.

The resource has been designed as an immersive activity suitable for enrichment activities at both KS3 and KS4. It assists in the development of the cross-curricular areas of Skills Development, Enterprise, Financial Capability, Work-related Learning and PSHE.

Since 2003 Stock Market Challenge has been run throughout the UK as an inter-schools competition. The events bring together 20 to 30 local schools or colleges in each region and are sponsored and supported by a number of universities, EBPs and businesses. Since its inception, over 5,000 Year 9 to Year 12 students from hundreds of UK schools and colleges have taken part.

Testimonial videos:

Judith Lloyd-Williams, Headteacher
West Road Primary, Doncaster

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“It highlights the use of information to make decisions, how information is based on raw numbers, and the ability to use this in making decisions which have a consequence (i.e. losing/making money).”

Ursula O’Hagan, Business Studies Teacher, St. Rose’s Dominican College

“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

"I used Trading Floor for a mixed ability Year 9 enterprise day and the kids loved it. It kept them entertained for five hours of a school day, which is very rare!"

Simon Davies, Maths Teacher, Downlands School, Hampshire

“Thank you for allowing us to take part in the Enterprise Network competition. The students thoroughly enjoyed it and continue to ask when they can do it again! Which is a credit to you and your colleagues who have produced a fantastic package."

Andrea Callender, Advanced Skills Teacher in Business Studies, All Saints Academy Dunstable

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