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Children'ssavingsaccounts

Help your child to learn about money

Our children's accounts have been designed to help you to teach your child how to save their own money. If you have existing Child Trust Fund savings, you can see how our rate compares with your current provider's.

Our Children's savings accounts

One Day Account

1.74%

gross

1.75%

AER
Interest rates are variable, paid biannually
  • Open to all young people under the age of 21
  • Save from ¬£10 upwards
  • Add to your savings whenever you can, with no limits on deposits
  • Make as many withdrawals as you want
  • Manage your account in any of our branches or agencies

Freedom Account

1.74%

gross

1.75%

AER
Interest rates are variable, paid biannually
  • Open to 12 to 20 year olds
  • Start saving with as little as £10
  • Get a LINK ATM cash card so they can get instant access 24/7
  • Choose to add monthly withdrawal restriction for under 18s

Child Trust Fund -
Cash Savings Account

3.00%

tax-free p.a./AER variable,

including 0.70% bonus for 12 months

2.30%

tax-free p.a./AER variable, excluding bonus
  • Only open to customers transferring an existing Child Trust Fund cash or stakeholder to the Yorkshire
  • Enjoy an introductory bonus rate of 0.70% for the first 12 months - this bonus may be withdrawn at any time
  • Save up to £4,000 each account year
  • No minimum subscription; no withdrawals until your child is 18
  • Manage your account in any of our branches or agencies

Child Trust Fund -
Stakeholder Account

If you're prepared to accept a certain level of risk, you might want to consider a stakeholder account for your child
  • Only open to customers with an existing Child Trust Fund cash or stakeholder account
  • Save up to £4,000 each account year
  • No minimum subscription; no withdrawals until your child is 18

Need help with interest definitions?

If you are unclear what something means, our Savings glossary can help.

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Children's accounts not right for you?

Why not take a look at our other types of savings accounts.

Interest rates

Find and compare the rates of all our savings accounts, at a glance.

Help & support

Find out more about how to open accounts, make deposits and access your money.

Your questions answered

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    Why choose the Yorkshire?

    Our service comes highly rated

    We don't need a customer charter to tell us how to look after our customers. It just comes naturally. Our people genuinely care, and deliver the sort of experience you'll want to tell your friends about.

    Recent awards

    See for yourself how our straightforward, honest products and excellent service have been drawing a lot of attention.

    • Most Trusted Savings Provider

      Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2013

      Winner

    • High Street Savings
      Provider of the Year

      Consumer Moneyfacts Awards 2013

      Winner