Red Nose Day

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Dear Parents/Carers,

Friday 15th March – Red Nose Day – Rebellious Coloured Sock Day 

We will be holding a coloured sock rebellion day on Friday 15th March in support of fundraising for Red Nose Day.  Students will have the opportunity to make a £1 or £2 donation into buckets when they arrive at the gates at Avenue 1 and Avenue 2.  This contribution is optional, as is the decision to wear rebellious coloured socks for the day or not. If students choose to wear coloured socks, they will need to follow the expectations detailed below. 

  • A student choosing to wear coloured socks on Friday 15th March must still wear their blazer, shirt, tie and shoes as per the Academy Uniform Policy.
  • Students choosing not to wear coloured socks must still wear full school uniform as normal. 
  • Any other accessories for example, hats, scarves, bags, jewellery, gloves or any other items already prohibited by the behaviour policy will not be permitted and will be confiscated as normal, then kept in the student’s college office for the day.  
  • Students are welcome to wear their Red Nose or any other official Red Nose Day accessories on Friday 15th March.

As stated above, with the exception of coloured socks, full school uniform must be worn as normal.

We would like to assure you that learning will continue as normal in all lessons on Friday 15th March.

We have included some details regarding Red Nose Day over the page.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via the email address.

Yours faithfully, 

Mrs A Mann | Deputy Head of Holkham College


What is Red Nose Day? 

  • Red Nose Day is a fundraising event run by Comic Relief. 
  • Comic Relief is a UK charity which aims to create a just world free from poverty
  • The money raised is used to transform lives in the UK and around the world. 

Why we’re taking part 

  • Pupils learn valuable life skills and gain understanding and empathy for others in the world. 
  • It’s a great way to get together for a giggle. 
  • Our school can really make a difference to people’s lives. 

Where the money goes 

  • £10 could pay for a much-needed respite session for an isolated young carer in the UK. 
  • £50 could provide toiletry packs for 10 people sleeping rough in the UK, offering dignity and the basics needed to stay clean.
  • £200 could pay for legal aid to help reunite five separated refugee families.