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Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary

Resource ID 104131

KS1 Mathematics

Statistics / Handling Data
Donkey Data!
"Calculating Donkey Costs!"
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Title
"Calculating Donkey Costs!"
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Students investigate the many costs involved in providing for the donkeys at the Sanctuary, and answer relevant questions. Some students will present their findings as a picture.

Contextual Summary

This is a maths resource that engages students with their visit to the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary. The resource task enables them to practise their data handling skills. Students are asked to calculate the costs of keeping a donkey, using their knowledge of costings gained at the Donkey Sanctuary as their base material.

Key Skills Practised
  • Recognition of monetary values
  • Addition and multiplication of number
  • Identifying appropriate operations to solve a problem
Learning Opportunities


The task should be discussed in class prior to the trip so students are bearing this in mind when on their visit, focusing on obtaining the relevant information during their visit to the Donkey Sanctuary. „ It would be useful if the students have already revised some features of using monetary data.

Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate their data handling skills. They will show evidence of data collection, recording and the subsequent use of this data to provide solutions.

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