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.

"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

"Trading Floor helped my pupils develop their core kills of comunication, team-working, analysing information and decision making."

Julie-Anne Hamilton, Business Education Teacher, Inveralmond High School

"This is a fabulous Maths tool.  It supports classroom teaching and it is invaluable as an STEM enrichment activity."

William Mackay, Maths Teacher, Leith Academy

"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