Shares4Schools @ TRS

“For 14 years, the Shares4Schools competition has been bringing Economics and Business studies to life as sixth form students invest real money into the stock market. Organised by The Share Centre, a leading retail stockbroker, each team competing in the competition starts with an investment pot of £2,000 to invest into the stock market (up £1,250 of which is contributed by The Share Centre), with the aim of achieving the greatest profit over the period October to May. Unlike other investment competitions, Shares4Schools allows students to invest real money into real stocks.

The competition allows year 12 students to build upon their financial knowledge as they learn about the mechanisms of the stock market. The pupils will also progress their team working skills as they work together to develop their investment strategy and their attitude to risk”- (