Department for Education recommendations

The Department for Education recommends that Key Stage 2 pupils 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 teaching pathwayKS2 First aid teaching pathway poster

Find out more about the KS2 recommended first aid pathway by downloading our poster. 


Scenario cards

Example scenarios with practical applications of the lessons learnt.

Download KS2 scenarios cards to aid pupils learning.