Charity Job Week

KS2

This unit centres on the friends in KS2 at Pride Place Primary School and their fundraising activities for charity. Children will explore how they can plan a charity event; price goods and services, undertake basic financial planning as part of this process.

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Lesson plans

Lesson 1: We want to help KS2

Children work as a class to identify one or more opportunities to organise and promote a fundraising event.

Lesson 2: We are a team (part one) KS2

Children will explore their personal skills and qualities that will contribute to their value as part of a business team. Children will practice communication, reflection, speaking and listening skills in the context of applying for jobs.

Lesson 3: We are a team (part two) KS2

Using the online Charity Carwash interactive calculator, children learn about pricing and financial planning, teaching them to set realistic fundraising goals, helping them to choose what is reasonable to charge for their services. They will build a business plan for their charity event, based on the roles and duties they have created.

Curriculum links for PSHE and SEAL are set out as a curriculum assessment schedule for this unit and links to statutory frameworks are included.

To preview, print or download click on one of the lesson outlines.

Resources

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Charity Job Week KS2 Offline Storybook

Download book to print

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Charity Job Week KS2 Lesson Plans

Detailed outline of all units with overview of lessons

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Charity Job Week KS2 Top Tips For Fundraising

Factsheet: Top tips for fundraising

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Charity Job Week KS2 Working Together

Letter for parents/carers outlining activities that can be done at home

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