Red Nose Day teaching resources

On Friday 13 March schools up and down the country will be doing something funny for money. Those funds will help transform the lives of countless people living in poverty in the UK and across Africa.

The Red Nose Day team have done their homework and created a wealth of free curriculum-linked activities and fundraising resources to give you all that you need to make Red Nose Day a fun, engaging and valuable experience for your pupils.

Exploring Africa poster and discovery template
Use this poster to encourage your pupils to explore the 54 recognised countries in Africa.

Visit the official Red Nose Day profile to see the latest resources for 2015.

Exclusive geography resources from the Comic Relief team

KS4: Informal settlements and rapid urbanisation

Use these materials about Mukuru to construct an enquiry around rapid urbanisation and the growth of slums.

KS3: Consequences of rapid urbanisation

Why do slums develop? Who lives there? Use these materials about Mukuru to construct an enquiry around the development of urban slums.

KS2: Life in Mukuru

What are urban slums like? Get your pupils asking geographical questions by building an enquiry around life in Mukuru for a young boy called Robert.

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Red Nose Day: Life in an urban slum

A lesson plan help you raise students’ awareness of the challenges faced by young people living in poor conditions in urban slums in Africa.

Primary Issue Film - Robert: Welcome to my world

This film introduces a boy called Robert who is 8 years old and lives in a slum in Nairobi, Kenya. Your pupils will explore Robert’s world and understand how his life is similar to, but very different from, their own.

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RND webchat

Watch our recent web chat with Kerry Deacon to find out the story behind the Red Nose Day resources on the TES site and discover how you can fundraise by doing something funny for money.

Red Nose Day word search

A fun word search activity for Red Nose Day.

Comic Relief - a poem

A poem looking at the idea and rationale behind Comic Relief. Could be used as an assembly, a lesson starter or as a stimulus for a discussion on the different approaches people take to fundraising.

Red Nose Day word problems

Multiplication and division worded problems themed around Red Nose Day and popular children’s characters.

Red Nose Day resources

Red Nose Day banner, colouring posters worksheets and ‘fact noses’.

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