Money Twist – Lower KS2

A free directly delivered financial education programme aimed at 7-8 year olds in primary schools

 

Independently Assessed

Format

3 x 75 minute sessions delivered over 6 weeks – 1 x Assembly – Teacher Resource Pack – Family Activity Pack

Target Group

7-8 year olds – P4/5 in Scotland – Upper KS2 also available

Group Size

12-30 young people

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Content

A highly interactive financial education programme, designed to help set positive money habits and mindsets from an early age.

Expert-led sessions are complemented by an assembly, teacher resources and family challenges. These unique and engaging activities teach young people to become informed consumers, savvy savers, and mindful spenders by making finance fun.

Sessions cover:

  • Assembly: Introduction to different money mindsets relating to the consequences of everyday spending and saving.
  • My Money: Looking at how and where we get money, forms of payment and different bank accounts.
  • My Choices: Making choices with money, delaying gratification, needs vs wants and understanding that money is finite.
  • My Future: Understanding why people save, setting money goals and how having positive money habits now helps in the future.

See how this programme maps into the National Curriculum and references the UK’s Financial Education Planning Framework for teachers. Online version also available.

Content

A highly interactive financial education programme, designed to help set positive money habits and mindsets from an early age.

Expert-led sessions are complemented by an assembly, teacher resources and family challenges. These unique and engaging activities teach young people to become informed consumers, savvy savers, and mindful spenders by making finance fun.

Sessions cover:

  • Assembly: Introduction to different money mindsets relating to the consequences of everyday spending and saving.
  • My Money: Looking at how and where we get money, forms of payment and different bank accounts.
  • My Choices: Making choices with money, delaying gratification, needs vs wants and understanding that money is finite.
  • My Future: Understanding why people save, setting money goals and how having positive money habits now helps in the future.

See how this programme maps into the National Curriculum and references the UK’s Financial Education Planning Framework for teachers. Online version also available.

Money Twist involves writing, presenting, drawing, maths and problem-solving. We use MyBnk Manga comics, interactive resources and videos, engaging students to remember new knowledge and form their own money opinions.

Money Twist has been evaluated and proven by The Money Advice Service’s Evidence Hub.

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 This Programme

68

Pupils who would not delay gratification, now would

70

Pupils are now pursuing a savings goal

87

Teachers say pupils now know financial decisions have consequences

“If you want to feel rich, just count the things you have that money can't buy.”

Kaye Newlan

Programme & Content Manager

Chris Bishop

Programme Trainer - Midlands

"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn."

Lee Moore

Lead Programme Trainer - Midlands

Money doesn’t grow on trees but if it did you’d plant the seeds

Lizzy Wilson

Lead Programme Trainer - Scotland

Money is the root of all evil

Josh Rigby-Farrell

Lead Programme Trainer - Scotland

Money can’t buy manners

Adam Dickson

Programme Trainer - Scotland

"Save money, and money will save you!”ou!"

Simone Tulloch-Foley

Programme Trainer - London

Toby Brazier

Programme Trainer - South

'Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.'

Tommy Mack

Programme Trainer - London

"I want young people to understand things like APR as much as they understand LOL".

Carl Clarke

Lead Programme Trainer - London

"If money go before, all ways do lie open" (Shakespeare)

Emily Weldin

Lead Programme Trainer

Adrian New

Programme Trainer - South

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

Wendy Grace

Programme Delivery Manager - London

“Don’t just make money, make a difference”.

Sarah Kirby

Lead Programme Trainer - North West

"The more you LEARN the more you EARN".

Laura Ellis

Area Manager- South and Wales

"Take care of the pennies and the pounds take care of themselves!"

Wayne Jordan

Programme Delivery Manager - London

"MyBnk is more than just a job. It's a lifestyle!"

Nadia Lamaani

Programme Trainer - London

"A wise man once said the best thing money can buy is financial freedom".

Tekisha Henry

Programme Assistant

“Spend your money on the things money can buy. Spend your time on the things money can’t buy.” - Haruki Murakami

Eloise Cook

Training Assistant - The Money House

Sierra O'Neill

Programme Partnership Manager - London

“Money is numbers and numbers never end. If it takes money to be happy, your search for happiness will never end.” Bob Marley

Lisa Brown

Programme Partnership Officer - London