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Children can usually open a current account from around the age of 11. Operating a bank account helps children get used to the world of money, understand how interest works and appreciate the importance of budgeting.
When a child is under 16 years old, a parent or guardian are required to be with them to open the account or to apply for additional services.
Compare our full range of spending and savings accounts for children and students.
Eligible deposits with us are protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). We are covered by the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).