England Inter-schools Events

The events

Your teams of five Year 10 students will be competing against other schools during a session of simulated trading on the financial markets, making decisions under pressure, taking calculated risks and experiencing the excitement of the trading floor.

This enjoyable and rewarding challenge will give your students an insight into career opportunities within the financial services sector and help them develop important skills such as communication, problem-solving and working with others.

Subject areas supported

Applied Maths, STEM, Business Studies, Economics, Key Skills, Financial Capability, Enterprise, and Work-related Learning.

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Preparation materials

If your school is taking part in one of the inter-schools Stock Market Challenge events, you can access the preparation materials using the password sent to you when you registered.

Participating Schools:

Keele University Event

Eaton Bank School

The Cooperative Academy

The Discovery Academy

Chesterton Community College

St. Margaret Ward RC Academy

Shrewsbury Academy

Leek High School

Biddulph High School

The Oaks Academy

The Kings CE School

St. Peter's Academy

University of Southampton Event

Winton Academy

Glenmore Academy

Bourne Academy

Academy Selsey

Ark Academy Wembley

Ark Walworth Academy

Rosedale College

Bohunt Wokingham School

Mayville High School

St. John's College

England Inter-schools Events

  • Wednesday 5 & Thursday 6 June
    Keele University
  • Wednesday 26 June
    University of Southampton

Who should attend

Year 10 students interested in higher education who want to experience first-hand what university may have to offer them in the future.

To register

To register your school contact us on 01225 484 721 or email us at mail@globalinvestorsims.com

Contact us on 01225 484721

...or at mail@globalinvestorsims.com

 “A motivational and learning tool for the business and enterprise teacher that will knock the students' socks off! There is simply nothing better on the market."

Colin Kilpatrick, Head of Business Studies, St. Edward's Secondary School, Poole

“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

"Finance Lab gave our students the opportunity to experience how maths is used in a real life situation and encourages them to pursue a careers in financial services.  It also gives them an insight into university life."

Jonathan Price, Head of Sixth Form, Heolddu Comprehensive School

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