• RedSTART appears on Sky News to introduce Money Matters Funsize

    With children off school and at home, parents have the challenge of keeping them entertained and educated.  Aiming to help ease that pressure, financial education charity RedSTART has released Funsize games to help parents to teach about money management.  Rob Gardner, the charity’s co-founder and trustee, joins Sky News to tell the nation about how […]

  • RedSTART appoints first CEO as part of growth strategy

    We have appointed Sue Halewood as our first Chief Executive to support our expansion plans.  Founded in 2012, we want to create a world where teachers, parents, students and ultimately governments all play a part in educating the next generation. Putting young people in control of their financial futures by teaching the importance of money […]

  • The Oak Bank: bringing banking back to school

    When we were asked by Worcesters Primary School to help them develop their own bank, I was delighted. As one of RedSTART’s volunteers, it’s fantastic to be able to support Worcesters (one of our case study schools) with a project that aims to encourage pupils to practise earning, saving and spending within a school environment. […]

  • We’re delighted to announce our partnership with Twinkl!

    Over the Summer we’ve been working with Twinkl who are trusted by teaching communities worldwide. Twinkl provides instant access to a complete range of teaching, planning and assessment materials to support learning from birth. They’ve done a fantastic job of re-vamping our moneyessentials material and you can now find the new resources here! A huge thanks for Twinkl for […]

  • #TrainTheTeachers with Enfield Council

    In this blog Holly talks about RedSTART’s first #TrainTheTeacher session. If you read our last blog, you’ll be aware that last week was the tenth annual #MyMoneyWeek: a week aimed at promoting the importance of financial skills, knowledge and confidence in young people, equipping them to thrive in our modern society – and on Thursday […]

  • #MyMoneyWeek, 11-17th June 2018

    Next week (11th-17th June) commemorates the tenth annual #MyMoneyWeek. What is My Money Week? My Money Week is a national event targeting primary and secondary schools with the aim of equipping young people with the financial skills, knowledge and confidence necessary to thrive in our modern society – a bit like what we’re trying to do […]

  • Why become a RedSTART school?

    In this blog, Kristina explains how we work with schools and how you can get involved. Here at RedSTART, our mission of giving 1 million young people confidence in handling their money is at the core of everything we do. The schools we work with are a fundamental part of our journey towards accomplishing this […]

  • How would you like to become a RedSTART Partner?

    In this blog, Matt explains how we work with partners and how you can get involved. With RedSTART’s goal of helping 1 million young people to budget, save and give back by 2025, the team here at RedSTART have our work cut out. Our strategic partners therefore play a vital part in helping us achieve […]

  • No one cares what you think (and why that’s a good thing)

    Aadarsh Gautam explains the struggles our digital team have faced this year, and how the philosophy of  ‘no one cares what you think’ has helped us tackle them.  The aim of RedSTART is to provide financial education to 1 million children by 2025. A year ago, I was asked to lead the digital effort of […]


    RedSTART’s guest author, Robin Claessens, tells us about the huge challenge he is taking on to achieve better education.  The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. I will be flying on the 6th of April to Morocco, where I will take part in the 33rd edition of the Marathon de Sables. […]