Tag Archives: Children

Make £5 Grow – Fostering entrepreneurship in children

Recently, children from Passion for Learning’s Enrichment Clubs participated in Virgin Money Make £5 Grow Programme. The programme gives young people aged between 9 and 11 years old the opportunity to take a loan of £5 each from Virgin Money to start their own mini business. The children in this case split into small groups where they combined their loans …

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Norwich: Crafternoon For Children

On Tuesday 14 August, upstairs in our Community Room, bring your kiddies as we’ll be making ‘Decorating Terracota Pots & Bases’. Sit and have a coffee while the little ‘uns are kept busy and creative with April. The crafternoon will run from 3pm til 4pm and there’s no need to bring anything – just donate a suggested £1 to our …

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Norwich: Crafternoon For Children

On Tuesday 31 July, upstairs in our Community Room, bring your kiddies as we’ll be making ‘Flower & Farmyard Friends’ Magnets. Sit and have a coffee while the little ‘uns are kept busy and creative with Yasmin. The crafternoon will run from 3pm til 4pm and there’s no need to bring anything – just donate a suggested £1 to our …

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Make £5 Grow is definitely growing

With even more schools and associations taking part, the Make £5 Grow programme keeps on growing!  Now in its sixth year, over 60,000 young people in 800 schools have taken the £5 loan from Virgin Money and set about starting a mini business. Make £5 Grow offers young people great insight into how business works. It helps build skills for …

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Financial Capability Week

This week is Financial Capability Week (13-19 November), a movement where organisations demonstrate their commitment to improving financial capability and wellbeing. The week is organised as part of the Financial Capability Strategy for the UK to get more people talking about money. There are 8.3 million adults in the UK living with problem debt, and research by The Money Advice …

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Sheffield: Kids Halloween Party

Join us at the Virgin Money Lounge Sheffield, Tuesday 31st October for a fun filled Halloween Party for the kids! 11am – 12:30pm – We will have games for everyone to take part in, including a costume competition, so wear your spookiest attire. 12:30pm – 2pm – We are showing ‘Monsters Inc.’ with free popcorn and sweets to enjoy. This …

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Sheffield: Monthly Parent, Baby and Toddler Meet Up

Here at the Sheffield Lounge we have a monthly ‘Parent, Baby and Toddler’, meet up. It’s free and open to everyone! Join us on the first Wednesday of each month, between 11am – 1pm, and meet other mums/dads/carers and tots in a friendly, safe and relaxing setting. You can enjoy free tea, coffee, juice and biscuits. We also welcome the …

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LifeSavers – Financial Education for Primary Schools

Life Savers

LifeSavers is a primary school education programme which is funded by both Virgin Money and the government. It introduces young people to money and helps them develop good money habits around managements and savings. The programme is run by the Just Finance Foundation – a charitable body of the Church of England – who work in partnership with Young Enterprise. Accompanied …

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Make £5 Grow is full of surprises

The more we hear from the schools taking part in our Make £5 Grow Programme, the more surprised we get with the genius ideas that the children come up with, not to mention the massive profits they are making. Some children at Struthers Primary School in Troon decided to sell “surprises”. Can you imagine the pitch on Dragons’ Den? When we read …

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Manchester Lounge: Superhero Saturday

We’re hosting a children’s superhero party in the Manchester Lounge on Saturday 7th May from 12pm-4pm, in aid of Cash for Kids and their annual Key 103 Superhero Day. So dig out those costumes, activate your superpowers and then bring along your mini heroes and heroines for games galore, arts and crafts, cupcake icing and much more! You will also …

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