A key part of the GCSEplus curriculum for GCSE Business is to help students develop an understanding of the stock market and trading. Year 10 Business students have been given an introduction to the workings of the stock maker and how to analyse company performance using websites such as Bloomberg. They were then set the challenge of investing in four companies from the FTSE 100 during the last halfterm. With high levels of volatility in the market this was not an easy decision for them to make.
At the end of the trading period each Business class found out the best performer in their group. The overall investor champion across all Year 10 students was Vinay K. Class winners were Edmund L, Gautham M, Penuel O, Arnav P and Bharanie R. We hope all Business students have found this task interesting and may consider becoming potential investors in the future!