A project where students use their mathematic skills to plan a fundraiser for a charity of choice.
This open-ended mathematics investigation has been designed to deepen students’ understanding of financial mathematics.
The scenario involves selling uniquely designed merchandise to fundraise for a charity of choice.
Students design a logo to represent ideas that relate to their chosen charity. Once they have chosen a design, they will need to apply it to three types of merchandise, plus a pop-up shop in the form of a truck. Students will then need to use their skills in money and finances to calculate how many items they need to sell in order to make a profit.
You might also like to check out our step-by-step guide to school charity fundraising.
National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
- Key Stage 2 (KS2) – Upper
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Upper covers students in Year 5 and Year 6.
The principal focus of mathematics teaching in upper key stage 2 is to ensure that pupils extend their understanding of the number system and place value to include larger integers. This should develop the connections that pupils make between multipl...
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