Age Range: KS3 KS4
Activities relevant to everyday situations emphasise the need for financial responsibility and encourage students to examine the reasons why competent money management is important. Worksheets consider various influences on spending and saving. Students gain confidence in using a range of financial tools and involve themselves in scenarios which reinforce their knowledge and understanding.
Topics include: Managing personal money; Working within a budget; Cost of family life; Basic services; Food; Clothes; Community charge; Transport costs; Non-essential expenses; Buying and selling; Ethical buying; Banks and building societies; Insurance; Getting into debt; Legal implications; Keeping pets; Holidays; Methods of earning and saving; Benefit support.