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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“Pupils gain an insight into financial markets trading in a fun and interactive way.  They develop their comprehension and problem-solving skills, and the practical application of numeracy.”

Deirdre Turkington, Business Studies Teacher, Victoria College

“I thoroughly enjoyed the Trading Floor experience but my highlight would have been the fierce competition between the rival teams and the tense atmosphere in the room. I enjoyed the fast pace we worked at.”

Aoibheann Harkin, Pupil, Thornhill College

"Trading Floor allowed my pupils to experience proper team working, they learned how to focus for a sustained period, and they saw how Maths can be relevant and real."

Catherine Irvine, Maths Teacher, Edinburgh Steiner School

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

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