Year 3 Economic wellbeing

Introduction to creating a budget and learning about: the different ways of paying, the emotional impact of money, the ethics of spending and thinking about potential jobs and careers

Choose your lesson

Lesson 1: Ways of paying

Children develop an understanding of different types of payment and why people might choose them

Lesson 2: Budgeting

Children develop an understanding of why budgeting is important and learn how to put a budget together

Lesson 3: How spending affects others

Using the scenarios from the last lesson the children learn about the emotional impact of money

Lesson 4: Impact of spending

Children learn about the ethics of spending, using examples of positive choices which we can make to have a bigger impact

Lesson 5: Jobs and careers

Children understand that there are a range of jobs available and think about what job they might want to do

Lesson 6: Gender and careers

Children learn about stereotypes in the workplace and that these should not limit people’s career aspirations

Assess your pupils

Assessment quiz and Knowledge catcher. These can be used at the start of the unit to access where pupils are in their learning as well as the end of the unit to assess progress. Go to assessment resources