Welcome to the Stock Market Challenge!

1,470 Year 11 students from 51 schools across North West, Belfast and South Regions tested their maths and business skills in a unique competitive challenge. The top 6 schools in each region will compete at the final events in Derry & Belfast. (The full qualifying round leaderboards are in the About section.)

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Congratulations to our winners!

Dates for your diary:

  • 17 NovRegistration closes
  • 13 NovAccess to resource
  • 8 JanQualifying begins
  • 5 MarQualifying ends
  • 12 MarFinals
  • 16 MarWinners announced

Subject areas covered:

  • Maths
  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • Skills Development
  • STEM
  • Work of Work
  • Team Building
  • Enterprise

Competition supporters

Employers' staff will visit your school

...to help you run a Dealing Room session and talk about their career experiences.

“The Finance Lab event has really enhanced my interest in both investment banking and a potential career within Citi Group. This is a great way to meet company representatives.”

Victoria Emery, Accounting & Finance MSc, Northern Ireland

“I am very thankful for the opportunity to participate in Stock Market Challenge. I feel I have had a very important experience and the skills that I gained taking part in the challenge will stick with me and help me in the future when I enter the world of work.” 

Kevin Campbell, Pupil, St. Joseph’s Boys’ School

“The Global Investor simulations give an exciting edge to Maths, developing a greater interest among pupils in its potential.”

Tristan Kelso, Maths Teacher, Royal School Armagh

“Trading Floor doesn't just teach young people about the world of finance – it’s much, much wider than that.  It encourages teamwork, communication and decision-making ability – skills which will be vitally important to them when they enter the world of work."

James Fox, Deputy Head, Writhlington School