Lesson 3: Looking after money

Understand ways money can be lost and how this makes people feel

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To understand ways money can be lost and how this makes people feel

Statutory guidance

  • The National Curriculum states that ‘All schools should make provision for personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE)’

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: Could use the Activity: Budgeting scenarios from Lesson 2: Keeping track of money to develop their role play from.


Pupils working at greater depth: As they develop their role play ask them to consider additional information, for example the person not returning the money has done it several times, the person stealing was being bullied or the person losing cash keeps doing it.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


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Sarah Huggins,  
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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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