Secondary

Cross-curricular

Enterprise

The Trading Floor game is designed for larger group enrichment activities or enterprise days.  Students, working in teams, buy and sell as if they are on a real stock market trading floor. The game content is the same as the Dealing Room version but... Read more

Financial Capability

Stock Market Challenge supports the development of Financial Capability in the key areas of maths and functional skills. ... Read more

Work-related Learning

In its authentic recreation of a simulated working environment, Stock Market Challenge helps young people prepare for and learn about the world of work.  As an experiential learning activity, it fosters an understanding of the knowledge and skills... Read more

PSHE

Stock Market Challenge supports students in developing their ability to make informed decisions about their lives. It helps them acquire the knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes in terms of their economic well being.  It has a proven track... Read more

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Bob Walker, Business Education
Craigmount High School

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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 OíHagan, Business Studies Teacher, St. Roseís Dominican College

"The Finance Lab event has been a brilliant success for all our students. One of our main objectives is to foster links with professional bodies and industry and this is a great way of bringing these elements together."  

Dr. Lisa Bradley, Head of Department of International Business, University of Ulster

"The interactivity and excitement of Trading Floor enabled us to engage with Year 6 pupils from our feeder schools and give them an experience that would help introduce subjects and themes they will explore in Year 7.  The event was a great success."

Rob Wood, Director of Business and Enterprise, The Wellington Academy, Wiltshire

“Pupils got to apply their learning to a practical situation with no teacher direction, compelling them to work as a team and take responsibility for the roles they were assigned.”

Eoghan Barr, ICT Teacher, St. Columbís College

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