11-14 60 - 90 minutes

Money skills lesson three: Next steps in your financial journey

This is lesson three of four focusing on Money Skills for young people aged 11-14.

This lesson is designed to help students understand bank accounts, compare different types of bank accounts, and realise the benefits of saving.

By the end of the activity students will be able to:

  • Consider the advantages and disadvantages of borrowing to fund a purchase
  • Compare bank account features and understand how they could suit different individuals
  • Use key terminology and interpret a bank statement by answering questions

To ensure that the lesson plan and student-facing interactive PDF work together smoothly, please make sure you download and save both documents into the same folder on your computer.


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