MyBnk - Financial Education - Money Twist KS5

Money Twist KS5

A directly delivered 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:

  • Bank account options, reading bank statements, minimum wage, payslips, tax, pensions, needs and wants, budgeting, credit and debt and the benefits of saving.

Money Twist references the UK’s Financial Education Planning Framework for teachers. A virtual version is also available.

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. This programme references the UK’s Financial Education Planning Framework for 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 pack a BIG punch!

"It makes maths real!" Improving teens numeracy skills by understanding investment

“My Mind Has Been Blown!" - Shannon, 8, opens her first bank account and starts her savings journey

"Learning to live independently taught me I had worth" Leaving care and dodging bankruptcy

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

"Wealth comes in more ways than one".

Rebekah Young

Senior Fundraising Manager

“Don’t let making a living prevent you from making a life.” – John Wooden

Fiona Montgomery

Head of School Age Education

"A fool and their money is soon parted".

Nick Smith-Patel

Head of Young Adult Education

"Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent".

Laura Mattson

Quality & Training Manager

"There are people who have money and people who are rich". [Coco Chanel]

Wendy Grace

Education officer

Andreu Quintana

Regional Education Officer - Scotland

"Better spend an extra hundred or two on your son's education, than leave it him in your will." ~ The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot

Gemma Orr

Regional Education Officer - Scotland

Josh Rigby-Farrell

Regional Education Officer - North West

"The more you LEARN the more you EARN".

Laura Ellis

Regional Education Officer - South

"Save money, and money will save you!"

Naomi Darling

Communications Officer

"If money is the sea, learn to ride the waves".

Jade Jennings

Partnership Manager

"Your future depends on what you do today" - Mahatma Gandhi

Sylwia Szymanska

Education Coordinator