World Down Syndrome Day 2022

As well as Red Nose day this Friday (the 18th) we also have World Down Syndrome Awareness Day on Monday 21st March.

All you need to do is choose some socks that are going to get noticed - they might be mismatched socks or your craziest and most colourful socks, whatever takes your fancy! There is no need to bring in any money for this day.

Inside the cells in our bodies we all have chromosomes which contain information that make each of us unique, such as our eye colour, hair colour and height.

Most people have 46 chromosomes inside every cell of their body which go together in twenty-three pairs –people with Down Syndrome have 47 chromosomes as they have an extra copy of chromosome 21.

We look forward to seeing your socks!