Financial Education: Money Twist – KS3
Arms young people with real life money skills through a series of hands-on workshops. Aimed at 11-14 year olds, the three session programme can be delivered in over two or three visits. Read more
Format: 3x100 minute workshops. Can be delivered over 2-3 separate sessions.
Target Group: 11-14 year olds.
Group Size: 12-30 young people.Request a session
Three highly interactive sessions building young people’s knowledge around basic finance and helping them engage with money:
- My Money: History and functions of money, security features of notes, currency and exchange rates.
- My Choices: Budgeting, youth employment, minimum wage, needs and wants, shopping deals, risk and saving.
- My Future: Interest, current and savings accounts, ethical banking, flow of money, consumer choice and future of money.
An award-winning programme, Money Twist involves writing, presenting, drawing, maths and problem-solving. We use real life case studies, colourful resources, games and videos and popular culture, enabling students to explore and form their own opinions regarding their relationship with money. Activities cater for a variety of learning styles, with many extensions and ability variations.
Money Twist is based on Ofsted financial education guidelines and references OECD PISA and MAS frameworks. The content maps into the financial literacy parts of the new Citizenship and Maths curriculum, PSHEE and touches on other subject areas such as English and Geography. It is ideal for financial capability focus days, enterprise weeks, or can be built into a scheme of work over a number of weeks.
Multiple Money Twist workshops can be run simultaneously to allow several classes to take part at once.
“I want to be a lawyer. I think it will be quite expensive, but the lessons showed me how to manage my money responsibly and I feel I can deal with money in the future”.
Adam, 13, London Nautical School.
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