Child putting on an arm sling

Department for Education recommendations

The Department for Education recommends that pupils in Key Stage 2 should know:​

  • how to make a clear and efficient call to the emergency services ​
  • basic first aid concepts, for example, dealing with common injuries such as head injuries.

KS2 First Aid Learning Pathway

Find out more about the KS2 recommended First Aid Pathway by downloading our poster

Download our KS2 First Aid Teaching Pathway poster (ppt) - 2.2MB


Scenario cards

Example scenarios with practical applications of the lessons learnt.

Download the KS2 Scenarios card to aid pupils learning (doc) - 176 KB


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Teacher Guidance

Helpful guidance to support teaching first aid skills to pupils.

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