What is Cha-Ching?

Cha-Ching is a financial literacy programme developed for use by UK schools that seeks to help instil money-smart skills in children at Key Stage 2.

This financial education resource is designed to equip primary school children with the knowledge, skill and attitudes they need to make informed money decisions. It is a multi-platform resource built around animated music videos with supporting lesson plans designed to improve the financial capability of Key Stage 2 pupils.

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Meet the band

The series of 16, three-minute music videos feature six lively characters, Pepper, Zul, Charity, Justin, Prudence and Bobby who make up the band, Cha-Ching. Originally friends from school the characters, through their role in the band and everyday lives, experience situations that involve money and the fundamental money management concepts of Earn, Save, Spend and Donate.

Meet the Band
Lesson plans

The resource includes a lesson plan related to each of the 16 videos. The lesson plans are mapped to the Personal Finance Education Group’s Primary Planning Framework, which identifies outcomes that relate to pupil knowledge, skills and attitudes. This resource fits readily into cross curricular or subject specific teaching in PSHE, maths and enterprise and character.

The Cha-Ching lesson plans have now been accredited with the Financial Education Quality Mark.

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Prudential plc is a company incorporated and with its principal place of business in England, and its affiliated companies constitute one of the world's leading financial services groups. It provides insurance and financial services directly and through its subsidiaries and affiliates throughout the world. It has been in existence for over 168 years and has £599 billion in assets under management (as at 31 December 2016). Prudential plc is not affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial, Inc., a company whose principal place of business is in the United States of America.

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