As part of their post Common Entrance programme, Year 8 spend a week's worth of Maths lessons studying a module on Personal Finance, led by Mr Kenworthy. Head of the Prep School and one of our Maths team. Personal finance is one aspect that is omitted from curricula around the world and yet it is so very vital.

Key focus areas were: 1. What is money? 2. How a bank works 3. What interest rates are 4. The positives and negatives of credit cards 5. What inflation is, including hyper-inflation 6. Saving v investing 7. The different types of investment vehicles available 8. What a share is 9. The best times to invest