11-14 60 - 90 minutes

Money skills lesson two: Value for money

This lesson is designed to help students understand how to budget and plan for the future, and encourage them to consider value for money. This is lesson two of four focusing on Money Skills for young people aged 11-14.

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By the end of the lesson students will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between income and expenditure
  • Complete and critique a sample personal budget

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