Secondary

Cross-curricular

Enterprise

The Trading Floor game is designed for larger group enrichment activities or enterprise days.  Students, working in teams, buy and sell as if they are on a real stock market trading floor. The game content is the same as the Dealing Room version but... Read more

Financial Capability

Stock Market Challenge supports the development of Financial Capability in the key areas of maths and functional skills. ... Read more

Work-related Learning

In its authentic recreation of a simulated working environment, Stock Market Challenge helps young people prepare for and learn about the world of work.  As an experiential learning activity, it fosters an understanding of the knowledge and skills... Read more

PSHE

Stock Market Challenge supports students in developing their ability to make informed decisions about their lives. It helps them acquire the knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes in terms of their economic well being.  It has a proven track... Read more

Testimonial videos:

Stephen Dodds, Maths
Calderglen High School

Jamie Watson, Maths Teacher
Bannerman High School

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"I just wanted to say a massive thank you! The Stock Market Challenge was an absolutely huge success. It has been the talk of the school. All the staff involved were incredibly impressed with the session. More importantly, the kids were totally engaged, even those who may not be when in lessons! The day was a great success." 

Simon Shaw, Teacher, Malmesbury School

“Very stimulating.  Today I have seen students who find it very difficult to concentrate on maths being very stimulated and focussed. I am hoping this will be an impetus which will encourage them more in this field.”

Catherina Gilmurray, Maths Teacher, St. Aidanís High School

“Trading Floor is an excellent simulation. I really enjoyed the game environment and having to make quick decisions under pressure."

Philip McCarron, Economics BSc Hons, Northern Ireland

"In the Dealing Room simulation our students used their reasoning, logic and mathematical skills to buy and sell shares. They made links between the demand, the supply and the price of a share.  This activity enabled students to use their mathematical skills in a real life situation. It was excellent.”

Maria Gretchen Garcia, Maths Teacher, Morpeth School

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