Money Twist KS5

A financial education programme aimed at 16-18 year olds in secondary schools

Format

1 x 100 min session

Target Group

16-18 year olds

Group Size

12-30 young people

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Content

A highly interactive financial education programme covering practical and relevant everyday financial matters.

This session is designed to get young people thinking and caring about their finances, both now and in their short and long-term futures.

Session includes:

  • Minimum wage, payslips, national insurance, tax, pensions, living costs, needs and wants, budgeting, credit and debt and savings.
MyBnk's money lessons in action

Young people will look at a range of financial products and understand how to become critical consumers through the cycle of LOOK – DO – REVIEW.

Activities encourage young people to look at options, compare and decide a course of action and keep reviewing to ensure this is the right for choice for them. Participants are encouraged to give their own views and analyse various financial problems that young people and adults are faced with, as well as considering their own financial futures.

Money Twist is ideal for financial capability days or enrichment weeks. It references the Youth Financial Capability Group’s Financial Education Planning Framework for UK teachers.

Bringing money to life with expert trainers
Financial education in action!
MyBnk Cancellation Policy: Cancellations and changes made to scheduled deliveries incur costs to MyBnk. Any changes made less than two weeks in advance will result in a £100 or, if less than three working days, £250 charge per MyBnk trainer. Full Terms & Conditions here.

Case Studies

From opening a first bank account and trading in real markets, to moving out of care and into independent living, MyBnk’s financial education workshops and enterprise experiences pack a BIG punch!

"Before MyBnk, I just spent"

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“MyBnk changed my life”

Impact After Our Programmes

73

Teachers who thought MyBnk training was more effective than the training delivered by school staff

31

Of pupils who have not made a financial plan now would

45

Shift towards young people’s moderation in spending and savings habits

"When young people understand the world around them, anything is possible. MyBnk helps them to understand their relationship with money and how to make good financial decisions."

Fiona Montgomery

Education Manager

"MyBnk is a creative and exciting organisation that targets the increasing need for relevant and engaging financial education for young people. We can and will put young people first!"

Dominique Kent-Saisch

Education Officer

"I just want to help young people have the knowledge I never had. I want them to understand things like APR as much as they understand LOL."

Carl Clark

Education Officer

"Taking the dull elements of finance, adding some real life and making them actually alright, if not kind of enjoyable!"

Andy Small

Education Officer

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Nadia Bentoua

Project Manager - Money Mechanics

"MyBnk is inspired by input and ideas from young people, which makes it an exciting and fun place to work!"

Mette Barker

Partnership Manager

"Money really does ‘talk’ and it’s important for young people to learn and speak the language of the financial world they will be entering one day. MyBnk makes it possible for young people to learn about money management in a fun, interactive and inspiring way and equips them for their futures."

Jade Rowlands

Education Coordinator

"Financial education is fantastic"

Bertram Nehls

Office and IT Administrator