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 competed at the final events at BNP Paribas' offices in Dundee and Glasgow.  The full list of qualifying round scores is in the About section.

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  2. 0.325% 751,157 Madras Colllege (NE)
  3. 0.136% 561,450 Holyrood Secondary (W)

Congratulations to our winners!

Dates for your diary:

  • 4 OctRegistration closes
  • 14 OctAccess to resource
  • 21 OctQualifying begins
  • 29 NovQualifying ends
  • 11-12 DecFinals
  • 13 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.

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

“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 provide a good practical demonstration of Maths in a real world context."

John Byrne, Maths Teacher, Castlebrae Community High School

"An excellent enrichment task to support learning, and for team-building and numeracy."

John Paul Potter, Business Education Teacher, Ross High School