Invest and prosper

14th October 2005 at 01:00
Student Investor 2006 is a financial capability initiative for students aged 14-19 enabling them to take part in The Portfolio Challenge, a UK-wide investment game. Prizes include a trip to New York, for the winning team. More than 30,000 students from some 800 schools participated in the 2005 programme. Between November 1, 2005 and February 28, 2006, each team will invest a virtual pound;100,000 in stocks from a list of FTSE100 companies and the FTSE SmallCap Index. Each month the team with the biggest growth in their portfolio will receive a prize. At the end of February, the 20 best-performing teams will be invited to attend the regional finals. The website includes activity sheets and teachers' notes to help incorporate the competition into your lessons. Register by November 1 to take part.


Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar,, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today