Lesson : Occupy London Stock Exchange

Overview

This lesson tells the story of the protests outside St Paul’s cathedral in London during 2011, about the banking system and economic inequality in the wake of the financial crash. It is suitable for upper KS2.

Cross-curricular links: RE, maths, financial awareness

Learning Activities: 

  • Discussion about the right to peaceful protest
  • Debate about economic inequality,’ fair’ wages and taxes
  • Working out how much tax different people would pay