Secret Millionaires Club

  Lesson 1: Lemons to Lemonade: Warren Buffett, the world greatest investor, teaches kids about some basic business fundamentals: Quality Monopoly (Zero competition) Price point Market Location Learning point:  If the people won’t come to your business, bring the business to the people.  Remember: Location, location, location!

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Earning, Spending, Saving and Investing

Yesterday, the amazing  Shakespeare Schools Foundation came into school to teach some of our Year 7 students about finance. After arriving in their minibus, 50 Year 7 students took part in two  1 1/2 hour workshops, about earring, spending, saving and investing. The team started by checking out what the students knew already.  Many knew a little […]

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Financial Stewardship

Thanks to Moneywise, £1500 has been donated to the school to teach financial stewardship.  As with the Parable of the Talents, each student and member of staff is going to be given £1.  Your task is to steward this money over the next 12 weeks.  Are you going to bury it in the sand, or […]

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Visiting the Bank of England

The Bank of England (BOE) is a fantastic resource and a wealth of information for those wanting to know the difference between inflation and interest.  Their interactive resources and information bring economics and finance to life. St James’ students had the opportunity to visit the BOE museum as part of the Deep Learning day this […]

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