Planning your Holiday

Planning your holiday

This set of materials emerged from a stated need among many mathematic teachers in England to have a wider range of mathematics rich resources to help them to contribute to learning in financial capability. With the backing of the Department for Education and Skills, pfeg has been able to explore different ways of teaching mathematics to enable young people to see more clearly the everyday relevance of the subject.

Having arrived on holiday you are likely to want to spend money. This series of activities will look at currency, exchange and exchange rates. Pupils will be able to compare prices and assess value in different countries by comparing prices and examining rates of exchange.

Areas of Learning

Mathematics and Numeracy
Mathematics (with Financial Capability)