This month ThinkForward young people at Raine’s Foundation School teamed up with the brilliant team at Economy to make some short videos exploring what they thought about Economics.

This piece is written as a guest post by one of the ThinkForward young people at Raine’s Foundation School.

“Someone from Economy came into our school to talk to us about what we think the economy is, find out what people around us think the economy is, and see whether we think we’re part of it or not.

At the beginning, we asked some of our friends… but they all seemed pretty clueless.

But to be honest, so were we. This is us:



… But by the end, we sounded more like this. Really, no one can have a full understanding of what the economy is: everyone’s got their own opinion.


Here’s the full team:

Jessie-Leigh Polden – 15, producer

Ruben Estephane – 14, director

Emily Young – 15, producer

Luke Higgins – 15, editor

Caitlin Lawrence – 15, casting & recruitment

Joseph Hilson – 15, camera


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