Lesson 2: Budgeting

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

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To understand how to put together a budget

Statutory guidance

  • Nothing relevant to this lesson

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event

Differentiation

Pupils needing extra support: Could focus on the first three Activity: Scenarios only. 

 

Pupils working at greater depth: Could start from the second scenario in the Activity: Scenarios to ensure that they have time for the more challenging ones. You could also throw in a change whilst they are working on their budgets, such as an unexpected expense.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding

Vocabulary

Created by:
Sarah Huggins,  
RSE & PSHE specialist
Sarah has over 20 years’ experience in education. Starting as a Primary teacher, Sarah then moved into an advisory role that covered both PSHE education and Citizenship. She delivers courses for teachers, as well as sessions for children and young…
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