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Lesson Plans

MyBnk develop and deliver financial education programmes and enterprise experiences in schools and youth organisations.

Here are some select choices from our award winning workshops covering topics such as saving and budgeting, jargon busting and enterprise and videos like Caleb’s spending challenge below. Use these activities, lesson plans, resources and energisers to break the ice and introduce young people to the world of money and business. We also have some options for primary school activities.

Of course, the ultimate resource is an expert-led MyBnk programme!

Lesson Plan

Finance – Budget with MyBnk (KS3)

A 30 minute budgeting activity which uses video case studies of young people to present a budgeting challenge.

This is a slice of MyBnk's financial education programme, Money Twist KS3.

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Enterprise – The Magic Bag (KS3 & 4)

The 30 minute Magic Bag activity practices the basic tenets of enterprise and entrepreneurship as participants begin to think about how they could innovate on, market and sell a product.

This is a slice of MyBnk's enterprise education programme, Back my Business.

A 30 minute budgeting activity which uses video case studies of young people to present a budgeting challenge.

You can access the budgeting videos via the below YouTube site link.

Download Enterprise – The Magic Bag (KS3 & 4)

Enterprise – Ideas Generator (KS4 & 5)

A 30 – 60 min activity that can be done on its own, or to kick start an enterprise project. It gets groups to work together and get those business ideas flowing!

This is a slice of MyBnk's enterprise education programme, Business Battle.

Download Enterprise – Ideas Generator (KS4 & 5)

Finance - Money Dilemmas (KS3)

This 30 min activity explores mini case studies of young people with money problems – get your teens to help them solve them!

This is a slice of MyBnk's financial education programme, Money Twist KS3.

Download Finance - Money Dilemmas (KS3)

Finance - University Budget (KS5)

Great activity for sixth formers considering university - this activity allows them to 'step into being a uni student' and calculate the costs of their lifestyle.

Download Finance - University Budget (KS5)
Quick Activities

Enterprise - Icebreakers (KS3, 4&5)

Some fun and interactive icebreakers to get young people thinking like an entrepreneur! Useful for introducing a lesson on business skills, money or innovation.

Download Enterprise - Icebreakers (KS3, 4&5)

Finance - Snappy Starters (KS 3, 4 & 5)

Download Finance - Snappy Starters (KS 3, 4 & 5)

Jargon Buster (KS3, 4 & 5)

A handy one pager breaking down everyday financial jargon for young people

Download Jargon Buster (KS3, 4 & 5)

Finance - Wordsearch (KS3 & 4)

Help young people familiarise themselves with common financial terminology with this nifty word search.

Download Finance - Wordsearch (KS3 & 4)

Enterprise - Wordsearch (KS3, 4 &5)

Help young people familiarise themselves with common enterprise terminology with this nifty word search.

Download Enterprise - Wordsearch (KS3, 4 &5)
Energiser

Finance - Saving Vox Pops (KS2 & 3)

A video of voxpops asking young people 'Why do you save?'. This video can be used as a starter for a discussion with Primary School students about the benefits of savings.

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Enterprise - Hotseats (KS3, 4 & 5)

A series of interviews with entrepreneurs and philanthropists about their paths to success and the challenges they faced!

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Finance – Top Tenner Tips KS2 & 3

Help young people to be wiser with their money, with this snappy tips sheet.

Download Finance – Top Tenner Tips KS2 & 3