Strode Economics Students Win Bank of England Challenge

Photo caption: The Strode College winning team from L-R: Haiden Watts, Hamish Ryall, Jack Squire, Jess Pate at the regional heat that was held at the Avon Gorge Hotel in Clifton, Bristol.

A team of Strode College A level students recently came first in the South West regional heat of the Bank of England’s ‘Target Two Point Zero’ economics challenge. Ten teams competed by taking on the role the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee. They had to assess economic conditions and set an interest rate to meet the Government’s inflation target of 2.0%. Full story: Read more