Give your child's savings a boost with a variable rate of 0.40% gross/AER
Because it's made for children, this is a great account for you to start introducing your children to the importance of savings. This children's savings account offers a variable interest rate of 0.40% gross/AER on balances from £1. And they’ll even get a free wall-chart so your child can plan their saving. Once they turn 11 your child can choose to have a cash card to access their money through ATMs. Call in to your local branch to find out how to apply.
Why choose the Flexible Saver for Kids?
Rate - Enjoy a great variable rate of 0.40% gross/AER on balances from £1.
Save - from just £1 up to £2million.
Bonus - You will receive a free certificate and wall-chart on account opening which will help your child to learn about setting goals and working towards them.
Interest Paid - Interest is calculated daily and paid after the close of business on 1st September every year.
Manage Your Money - Until the age of 7 the account must be opened in trust for the child, from the age of seven the account can be opened in the child's name or a parent or guardian can open as a trustee on their behalf. When your child turns 11, they can choose to have a card or to access savings through ATMs and the internet. The account can be opened and managed in branch.
Account Maturity - Flexible Saver for Kids will mature into an adult savings product paying a variable rate of interest following the child's 16th birthday.
AER stands for Annual Equivalent Rate and shows what the interest rate would be if we paid interest and added it to your account each year. The gross rate is the interest rate we pay before income tax is taken off.
What you'll need to apply:
Your personal and address details
Details of any Santander cards you might own
Proof of your name and address: See a list of acceptable ID
You can apply if:
You are at least 7 years of age
Trustees can open an account on behalf of the child as long as they are over 18
You are a UK resident
Your opening balance is at least £1
How to Apply
You can find your most convenient branch using our branch finder. Remember, you'll need to bring some proof of your name and address. See a list of acceptable ID for taking into a branch.