Article by Alex Rayner

Here’s how much pocket money you should give your child at secondary school

How much pocket money do secondary school kids get?

Average weekly pocket money

11 year olds (age on entering Year 7, the first year of secondary school)
12 year olds (age on leaving Year 7 and entering Year 8)
13 year olds (age on leaving Year 8 and entering Year 9)
14 year olds (age on leaving Year 9 and entering Year 10)

What kind of things do secondary school kids buy?

When should I give pocket money?

How much should I give as a treat or a reward?

What about saving?

Can anyone else help out?

How can secondary school kids spend their pocket money?