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Values Money and Me is a free online resource to help children explore the world of money with teachers, parents and carers.

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Meet the Pride Place characters

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Tara

Hi, I'm Tara. I live with my mum, Meena, my dad, Anil and my grandma, Rupa. I also have a sister called Mira, who is 6.

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Mrs Goleska

Hello, I’m Greta. I am 68 and came to live in England from Poland when I was only 3 years old.

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Leon

Hi I’m Leon. I live with my mum, who is a doctor and my dad, who is a nurse.

Story unit summaries

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Do the Right Thing

This unit centres on Lily and the moral dilemmas she faces as she tries to be popular at school by bringing the 'best' donation for the charity auction event.

KS1
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Charity Job Week

This unit centres on the friends in KS1 at Pride Place Primary School and their fundraising activities for charity.

KS1
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Charity Job Week

This unit centres on the friends in KS2 at Pride Place Primary School and their fundraising activities for charity.

KS2
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Hero or Zero

This unit centres on Sue Lee and her friend Mrs Goleska. When Mrs Goleska asks Sue to help her out by taking some old things to the charity shop she doesn't realise she has put her son's army service medal in the bag too.

KS1
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Finders Keepers

This KS1 unit gives a range of opportunities for children to explore their values in relation to found money or property, the rights and wrongs of keeping such items and the law.

KS1
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Finders Keepers

This KS2 unit gives a range of opportunities for children to explore their values in relation to found money or property, the rights and wrongs of keeping such items and the law.

KS2
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A Fair Day's Pay

This unit centres on Debbie Clayton's payslip. Children will explore why deductions, such as income tax, are taken from earnings. Learning the purpose of what central and local taxation pays for.

KS2
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Costing the Earth

Children will explore how energy is used in the home and discover simple strategies to conserve energy.

KS1/2
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I Want It!

This unit centres on Tara and her mother. Tara is now old enough to get some pocket money and to save up for things she may wish to buy.

KS1/2
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Do You Need It?

This unit centres on the Deacon family and their loan dilemma. The children will explore the language associated with loans and the potential risks and consequences.

KS2

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