What’s included in this Christmas Jumper Day School Assembly Pack?


Use this great Christmas Jumper Day School Assembly Pack to deliver an assembly on the importance of work done by Save the Children to your whole school. It helps your children understand what the day is, and they fundraise and even help to inspire them to go the extra mile and raise even more money for Save the Children. The official Christmas Jumper Day this year is on 10th December 2021, but you can fundraise any day. Transform pullovers to pounds and help make the world better with a sweater!

This Christmas Jumper Day School Assembly Pack includes an assembly PowerPoint and corresponding assembly script, a fun acrostic poem activity. The assembly explains some of the key concepts surrounding Christmas Jumper Day with colorful illustrations, whiles the scripts allow you to structure the assembly and make the most of opportunities to engage pupils and get them involved. Children can complete the Christmas Jumper Day acrostic poem activity using what they learned.

More aids to use this Christmas Jumper Day in your school

This Christmas Jumper Day School Assembly Pack is a great way to get your whole school involved in fundraising for Save the Children. Check out some of our other great Christmas Jumper Day activities below:

• Spread the word about Christmas Jumper Day with this Christmas Jumper Day, Editable Poster. It comes complete with a fabulous and colorful design to make sure it grabs everyone’s attention!

• Use this Christmas Jumper Design Template to let pupils design their festive knitwear. Children can make up their patterns or try and recreate their favorite ones on paper.

• You find loads more brilliant resources to help you and your pupils celebrate Christmas Jumper Day in our reliable Christmas Jumper Day Category – full of PowerPoints, activities, and much more!

When is Christmas Jumper Day?

Christmas Jumper Day takes place this year on 10th December. On this day, children, teachers, and staff all wear their Christmas jumpers to raise awareness of the Save the Children campaign to help children around the world and donate £2 to the cause.


Christmas Jumper Day is a Keep the Children annual affair that raises money for children in the UK and across the world. Every December, millions of individuals across the United Kingdom (and beyond!) put on a festive outfit at their workplace, school, or with friends and donate to help give children the magical future they deserve.

Christmas Jumper Day is an annual fundraising campaign in the UK and Ireland organized by the charity Save the Children in the UK. On a typical day in December, people are encouraged to make the world better with a sweater and raise funds for Save the Children by sporting a Christmas jumper and making a recommended contribution of £2 (€2) or £1 (€1) for school children.

In 2021, Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day is Thursday,8 December. All contributions made on Christmas Jumpers Day, between 1st December 2021 and 1st March 2022 doubled, up to £2 million, thanks to the UK government Aid Match funding.

To accept part people can write their workplace, school, or group of family and friends on the Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day website.

In current years, Save the Children has been eager to ensure Christmas Jumper Day is as sustainable as possible.

Those bearing part can wear a Christmas jumper they already own, shop for a vintage jumper, trim an existing jumper with festive decorations, or even knit their own.

Christmas Jumper Day is famous for schools and workplaces. Groups may take part in additional fundraising activities on the day, as well as make donations.

Save the Children established their Christmas Jumper Day in 2012 on Friday, 14 December, and have back introduced £30 million to help children around the world.

Celebrities who have sponsored the event in the past include TV presenter Holly Willoughby, actor Helen Mirren, model Kate Moss, actor Luke Evans, and Olympian Mo Farah.

2021’s Christmas Jumper Day was Friday, 10 December.


Since 2012, millions of somebody like you have put on their flashiest jumpers for one day in December, donated £2 to Save the Children, and helped to make the world better for children in the UK and the world.

Thursday, 8th December 2022 will be Save the Children’s 11th Christmas Jumper Day!

And guess what, it going to be our best yet. This year, the UK government promised to give the same amount as you give. Every moment you give £2 to Save the Children, they give £2.
Doubled the charges, double the fun!

With all that spare cash, we have big dreams to help mums and babies in Kenya.


Coach Christmas is the Christmas Jumper Day official coach, and he guides you on your journey to having the best day ever on Thursday, 8th December 2021.

He’s the one in the photos all over this site, and you might recognize him from previous Christmas Jumper Days too.

Once you’ve marked up, he is in contact to give you everything you need to make your day awesome.

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