Financial Maths

This collection of resources is produced by the Core Maths Support Programme to support the implementation of Core Maths. The collection contains a range of activities all designed to enable students to use and apply financial mathematics in unfamiliar contexts.



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This Core Maths activity explores exchange rates and international commerce. Students are asked to compare five different countries’ manufacturing costs and decide which option would be the cheapest.

Import/Export: Lesson plan
This lesson plan includes suggested scaffolding and...

Finance project

This Core Maths resource package involves students completing a financially-themed project. Students are given the task of promoting, manufacturing and delivering a new mobile phone for the best possible price. Students complete annual reports on monthly income and expenditure, explore interest rates, exchange...


In this Core Maths activity students are drafted into a company’s marketing department for a day. Students have to make assumptions in order to decide how to budget £100,000 across the three forms of advertising available to them (TV, radio and billboards).

Marketing: Teacher Guidance

Selling figures and annual report

This Core Maths activity gives students selling figures and asks them to calculate VAT, gross and net outcomes, calculate monthly balances and graph their results.

Selling figures: Teacher Guide
This teacher guidance includes suggested warm-ups, a description of each of the activities...


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