This activity pack is designed to introduce young people to the national minimum and living wage. They’ll learn how to understand payslips, tax codes and National Insurance to better manage their personal finances. It also provides a practical example, which allows participants to apply their learnings by calculating key elements of a payslip.
By the end of the lesson, students will be able to:
To access worksheets for all twelve activity packs in one place, use our ‘Setting yourself up for financial independence’ workbook.
Other LifeSkills lessons are also suitable for use with care leavers to support them on their employability journey, here are some to get started with:
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