Presentation on theme: "Shall we have a school disco? Catherine Rooney wants to know: –What it would cost to run a disco for year 7 at the end of the summer term –Whether it could."— Presentation transcript:
Shall we have a school disco? Catherine Rooney wants to know: –What it would cost to run a disco for year 7 at the end of the summer term –Whether it could raise some money for a local charity Catherine wants you to help her to: –Investigate / research the costs and best night –Work out possible profit on different nights She wants you to: –Prepare a report of your findings –Explain how you used ICT hep you with this task.
Shall we have a school disco? Getting started –On plain paper list or Mindmap: Costs you think will be involved in holding a disco Ideas for raising enough money – Income - to: –Cover costs –Have money left over to donate to a local charity Software you could use to solve the problem
Shall we have a school disco? Planning a spreadsheet model –On the sheet provided: List costs and income items Write in formulae you need in the correct cells
Shall we have a school disco? Setting up a spreadsheet model –There is a template for you to use to: Set up text and formulae – numbers will be added after you have done your research for homework Format numbers to correct appearance – remember - £3.00 (red for minus numbers) Add some test numbers to check your formulae are correct Save, print data and formulae (Tools – Options) On your printout explain what you have done
Shall we have a school disco? Research – this can be done for homework –You will need to find as many costs as possible – you could use the Internet for some of this research –You will need to find out which night people would prefer – how can you do this? –You could find out some local charities that need help