Claudia is planning an exciting trip to a music festival. She needs help to make sure she has the financial side of things sorted so she can relax and have a great time.

Developed with teachers and subject matter experts, the five short online learning modules cover budgeting, credit and debt, careers, saving, and insurance and risk. Optional offline classroom extension activities are available.

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    Target user

    Ages 12-16



    PSHE, Maths, Citizenship



    50 minutes to 2.5 hours



    Our courses are always free

    Thrive Video

    “I have no doubt this is the best finance resource I have come across and meets a whole range of criteria and outcomes.”

    — Gemma, PSHE Coordinator and SENCO, Cartmel Priory

    Accredited by Young Money (formerly PFEG)

    Resource details

    Thrive is made up of five online modules and flexible offline classroom activities that can be delivered as a lesson or 5 shorter activities.

    Module 1
    Spending & Saving

    Students look at why budgeting is important and identify strategies that can help them manage their money on a day-to-day basis

    Module 2
    Credit & debt

    Students consider whether a specific purchase justifies the use of credit and look at how credit repayment affects the cost of borrowing.

    Module 3
    The Compassion Project Course
    Employment & income

    Students look at different types of employment and evaluate how career choices, education training and skills affect future income and standard of living.

    Module 4
    The Compassion Project Course
    Investing and planning for the future

    Students identify different types of saving opportunities, and look at the risks vs reward of different types of saving and investing.

    Module 5
    The Compassion Project Course
    Risk and insurance

    Students look at common types of risks and basic risk management including the role of insurance.

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