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Primary School

Join us for a big fun BBC Children in Need Day!

 Join in on Friday the 19th of November for a whole day of fun, learning and feel good fundraising!

Simply grab your favourite fancy dress, download our free curriculum linked resources, join in with Joe Wicks, and ask families to donate £1 to get involved. With the help of schools like yours, we can support and help to change the lives of thousands of children in local communities across the UK.

Why not get ahead and get prepped by ordering our FREE fundraising kit! It has everything you need to get involved this year – with handy tips, tools and posters to make your fundraising a success.

Hear more below from our Schools Ambassador, Joe Wicks!

Steps to Fundraising Success

1. Get Prepped!

Make sure you’ve got Friday the 19th of November circled in your diary!

You can also download our useful resources below to help kickstart your fundraising efforts!



2. Check out out Fundraising Inspiration

It’s so easy to join in on our big feel-good Friday this year! From the always popular Dress up or PJ Day where children pay just £1 to join in, to bake sales supported by our fantastic recipes, and mindfulness moments with Dr Ranj!

Plus keep an eye out for our brand new Joe Wicks work out with a twist that’ll be coming to you on Appeal Morning!

3. Go Cashless!

This year we’re making it super easy for you to get involved and collect fundraising money!

You can easily set up free Donation Pages, and get support with going cashless this year.



4. Look the part in our Pudsey merchandise!

Grab Your Pudsey goodies and make sure everyone is kitted out in our fantastic feel-good merchandise!

Our eco-friendly range is available to purchase online now!

Together We Can Change Young Lives

The pandemic has been hard on us all, but for young people across the UK already facing challenges, it’s made life even more difficult.

With your support, we can be on the ground helping to reach even more young people in local communities like yours.

The Difference Your Fundraising Makes


£50 means a 14-year-old boy affected by poverty who is being bullied can attend a one-to-one counselling session, helping to build resilience, manage feelings and improve their emotional wellbeing.


£100 can pay for specialist resources, support and equipment that enables a seven-year-old girl on the autism spectrum to understand and better communicate her feelings and reduce her anxiety about connecting with others.


£300 pays for a new cooker to replace a broken one for a self-isolating family struggling financially who have a child who is unwell, enabling them to cook nutritious, hot food.

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From coast to coast, in towns and cities right across the UK, BBC Children in Need is out there making a difference.

The amazing projects we support help change the lives of disadvantaged children and young people all over the country.

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