MoneySense and primary pupils
With some relatively simple adaptations, MoneySense for Schools
activities can help younger children to understand how money works,
and the importance of personal finance management.
The programme can also introduce primary-aged children to the
basic principles of enterprise.
MoneySense for primary schools - a short
This short film shows how the MoneySense for Schools resources
can be used to deliver personal finance education in primary
schools. Please note that this features the previous version of the
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Adapting MoneySense for Schools resources for primary
Children approaching their 11th birthday will find some of the
activities especially relevant as they will be old enough to have a
cash card (which allows them to take money out of cash withdrawal
machines using a PIN). Many children will already have a bank
account and a paying-in book and will receive bank statements.
The activities in Managing your money will further
the children's understanding of how banks work, and help them to
take responsibility for managing their own finances.