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:

  • KS2 Head Injuries Home Learning Pack (doc) - 160 KB
  • KS2 Head Injuries Lesson Plan (doc) - 173 KB
  • KS2 Head Injuries Presentation (ppt) - 6.1 MB
  • KS2 A18 Functions of the Brain (doc) - 75 KB
  • KS2 A19 What Do You See (ppt) - 898 KB
  • KS2 A1 Head Injuries Poster (ppt) - 407 KB
  • KS2 A2 Skull Design (doc) - 566 KB
  • KS2 Your Turn Head Injuries (ppt) - 361 KB

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

  1. ensure the safety of themselves and others
  2. assess a casualty’s condition calmly
  3. comfort and reassure a casualty who has a head injury
  4. seek medical help if required.

Home learning pack

Head injuries - Home learning pack


Download our home learning pack for head injuries

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