Recognising notes

Home learning focus

Learn how to identify the different Bank of England banknotes.

This lesson includes:

  • one video
  • one activity

Created in partnership with White Rose Maths.

Learn

In the video below, you will be shown four different banknotes £5, £10, £20 and £50.

Learn how to identify them by colour, size and value.

Top tip

The size of the note tells you how much it is worth.

The £5 note is the smallest and is worth the least, for example.

Practise

Activity 1

Print out and complete this activity worksheet. You will be asked questions about your understanding of the different notes.

Recognise notes

Click here for the answer sheet.

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