Lesson 2: Keeping track of money

The children learn about the importance of keeping track of money

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To begin to understand the importance of keeping track of money 

Statutory guidance

  • Nothing relevant for this lesson

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: Can focus on just Scenarios 1 and 2.


Pupils working at greater depth: Should answer all the scenarios and explore in greater depth, the reasons why money may not be accounted for.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


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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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