Years 5 and 6
Following suggestions from the Family Forum, Years Five and Six took part in our first aid training for children this week.
This involved the children learning basic first aid skills. The sessions were led by a qualified first aid trainer which covered the following:
First aid kits
Safety around the home
Talking to a casualty
Calling the emergency services
What to do if they come across someone who is injured or poorly
How and when to carry out CPR
The recovery position
What to do if someone is choking
What to do in the case of an asthma attack
The treatment of wounds
The treatment of shock
At the end of the course the children received a training booklet and a certificate.
The children really enjoyed the course. Here are some of the things that they said!
'It was fascinating and helpful because if any of my family fell ill, i'd know what to do now.'
'It was fun and really interesting because it can help people and that's what I want to do when I grow up - be a nurse or a doctor.'
'It was good for advice and lets you know how serious medical conditions can be.'
'It was fun and interesting.'
It was fun and taught me how to save someone's life.'
'It taught me that doing something really small can save someone's life.'
'We can tell people we know how to do it and then they might be able to save someone's life too.'
'It was interesting because it told us what to do if someone had an accident.'