Congratulations to Glenthorne’s “Student Investor Challenge” team who came second in this prestigious national competition! Glenthorne’s team featuring Harry Nanev, Nanyo Nanev Kieran Mezroui and Mudassar Zafri fought through three rounds of the competition against over 40,000 competitors to achieve an exceptional second place in the Grand Final, thus securing £1,500 for the school and personal prizes of £150 each.
The ifs Student Investor Challenge is a free to enter competition, run by ifs University College, the University College for financial education. It provides teams of up to four students aged between 14-19 with a virtual £100,000 to trade shares, stocks, futures and assets and the opportunity to experience the dynamic world of share dealing. This year, the top 50 teams’ investments in the first round totalled over £7million in just a four month period, thus the Glenthorne team outperformed the stock market and more than 10,000 other schools to make it through to the Grand Final.