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 went on to compete at the final events at BNP Paribas' offices in Dundee and Glasgow. 

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Leaderboard:

  1. Return On
    Investment
    Fund
    Total
  2. 0.176% 599,967 Montrose Academy (NE)
  3. 0.048% 530,839 Bishopbriggs Academy (W)

Congratulations to our winners!

Dates for your diary:

  • 5 OctRegistration closes
  • 22 OctAccess to resource
  • 29 OctQualifying begins
  • 4 DecQualifying ends
  • 12 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.

“I went to the Investment Challenge hoping to learn about investments and the pressurized atmosphere of the stock exchange. I ended up having one of the best evenings since I've been at university. It was a frantic and testing event, but it was absolutely thrilling!”

Munro Stewart, Student, University of Dundee

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

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

John Byrne, Maths Teacher, Castlebrae Community High School

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