Who is this lesson for? 

This lesson is suitable for pupils in Key Stage 2.

What is included in the lesson?

The teaching resources include:

  • Choking: Home learning pack (doc) - 195KB
  • KS2 Choking: Video resource - YouTube video
  • KS2 Choking Lesson Plan (doc) - 160 KB
  • KS2 Choking Presentation (ppt) - 8.17 MB
  • KS2 A22 Signs and Symptoms of Choking (doc) - 54 KB
  • KS2 A23 Choking Word Search (doc) - 286 KB
  • KS2 A24 Digestive Process (doc) - 237 KB
  • KS2 A25 Choking Word Filler (doc) - 189 KB
  • KS2 Your Turn Choking (ppt) - 568 KB

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By the end of the lesson, pupils will be able to:

  1. recognise when someone is choking
  2. administer first aid to a casualty that is choking (including back blows and tummy thrusts)
  3. seek medical help if required for a choking casualty.

Home Learning Pack

Choking: Home Learning Pack

KS2-Choking_Home learning pack

Use our Home Learning Guide to work your way through the resources. Keep your children busy whilst helping them learn...

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