The Opportunities Programme – Money Matters

This course aims to help young people understand money. Where it comes from, how they earn it and the skills they need to budget for the things they want in life.

age range:

11 – 18+

max students:



2 x 5 hour sessions

activities covered:

Understanding personal finance

Personal attitude to money

Concept of saving / spending

Anticipate future requirements and decisions

Understand the Life Cycle

Where does money come from and go to

Understanding banking

The importance of paying bills

Keeping things safe

key learning points:

Improving financial capability

Developing skill in budgeting

Learning to be financially safe

Understanding your financial options

resources provided:


Practical exercises