Students in a classroom with money

Money handling and financial education 

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Through a variety of activities, students will explore the historical development of trading practices and the creation of markets.

The session will emphasise that what appear to be modern concepts, such as recessions and common currencies, have actually been experienced and evaluated for more than 4,000 years.

Age: 16–18 (KS5)

Curriculum links: Economics, Business Studies, Citizenship, PSHE, financial education and cross-curricular

Maximum group size: 34

Session time: 90 minutes