Welcome to the Investment Challenge!

S5/6 students from schools across the North East and West of Scotland will test their maths and business skills in a unique competitive challenge. The top three schools in each region will compete at the final events, hosted online by BNP Paribas.

Free to enter

Participation includes a free site licence of the Global Investor Simulations.

Who can take part?

S5/6 students from the Dundee and Glasgow regions. 

First prize

The top students will take part in the regional finals on 3 and 4 February. 

How is your team doing? Qualifying closes in 44 days

Dates for your diary:

  • 20 NovRegistration closes
  • 23 NovAccess to resource
  • 23 NovQualifying begins
  • 5 MarQualifying ends
  • 17-18 MarFinals
  • 19 MarWinners announced

Subject areas covered:

  • Skills Development
  • Business Education
  • Economics
  • Maths
  • Work-related Learning
  • Team Building
  • Financial Capability

Competition supporters

BNP Paribas staff will be available online during the Challenge..

...to talk to your students about their own career experiences and about opportunities in the sector.

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

John Byrne, Maths Teacher, Castlebrae Community High School

"Dealing Room introduces our pupils to the excitement of numbers, and the importance of the decimal point! Also, to a world of which they have little knowledge, but which is having a major effect on their lives."

Sarah Hodnett, Lead Academic Tutor, Maths, John Madejski Academy, Reading

"Dealing Room allows pupils to apply their understanding of mathematics to a real life situation in such a creative and refreshing way. I have written this into the scheme of work for all our KS4 classes. It's FAB!"

Lindsay Porter, Head of Maths, Moorside High School, Salford

“Pupils got to apply their learning to a practical situation with no teacher direction, compelling them to work as a team and take responsibility for the roles they were assigned.”

Eoghan Barr, ICT Teacher, St. Columbís College