A boy laughing and wearing a red nose in the shape of a ladybird.

Hello secondary schools

Red Nose Day returned on Friday 19 March. Whether you dressed up as superheroes, took on a supercharged challenge or did a socially distanced quiz, we showed the world that funny is power.

Things might look a little different this year, but with our Covid-safe tips and virtual fundraising ideas, you can still have loads of fun.

Thank you to all of our school fundraising superheroes

Fundraising ideas

Keep it simple with a couple of fundraising power hours or go all out with a supercharged challenge. 


Reveal your class, bubble or school’s hidden superpower, then get sponsored to take on a Red Nose Day challenge. Our favourite? A power ballads danceathon, of course.

Join schools across the UK and invite students to donate to go non-uniform for the day. Pick a theme, show off your secret superpower or simply come as you are.

Pay-to-play quiz

Test your brain power with our free quiz and games pack. Pit class against class or students against teachers, charging an entry fee and selling tickets to spectators. 

Red Nose Day

Download free resources

From posters, recipes and activity sheets to a ready-made quiz and curriculum-linked learning resources, download everything you need to make this Red Nose Day your best ever.



Meet Chief, Robin, Snail and the rest of the Red Nose gang – they’re all 100% plastic-free. And our great new range of T-shirts, featuring iconic Pixar characters and exclusive Charlie Mackesy designs, are all made from organic Fairtrade cotton. Shop instore at Sainsbury’s and online at tkmaxx.com and raise money to help people living incredibly tough lives.


Stay Safe

Red Nose Day might look a little different this year, but with our Covid-safe tips, nose safety tips, and virtual fundraising ideas, you can still get involved with your school.

Who you're helping

Meet Courtney

17-year-old Courtney volunteers for her dad’s charity, Steps to Hope. He set it up to support people experiencing homelessness and addiction after recovering from substance abuse problems himself.

Watch our short film made especially for secondary schools to learn more about how your fundraising can help projects like this. Then use our curriculum-linked learning resources to explore some of the issues with your students.

If you or any of your students have been affected by the issues in this film, you’ll find information on how to get help here.

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