Educate your pupils about dementia, raise vital funds for research and have fun!

Have you ever wondered what happens in the brain to cause dementia? You can help ignite your pupils’ curiosity and help them learn more about dementia research by taking part in our new campaign.

Education helps protect against Alzheimer's

We’re asking secondary schools to spend a week braving it for a breakthrough by choosing a fundraising challenge to support Alzheimer’s Research UK to make breakthroughs possible in dementia research.

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At Alzheimer’s Research UK, we’re passionate about helping children and teenagers understand dementia, the effects it has and how this could impact their lives. This is where you come in…

How to get involved

  • Download our Schools Pack and get started with your fundraising
  • Let us know your plans – your local Fundraising Officer might even be able to pay you a visit!
  • Educate your students about dementia
  • HAVE FUN!

Get kids excited about science

Visit Dementia Explained, our website created specifically for children, for lesson plans, educational games and even the chance to explore an interactive brain!

Education helps protect against Alzheimer's

Download pack

Our schools pack will give you lots of fundraising ideas and lesson suggestions. There are practical tips to make your fundraising enjoyable and successful.