Who is this lesson for?

This lesson is suitable for pupils in Key Stage 3. The topic of bleeding is explored in greater depth than in Key Stage 2.

What is included in the lesson?

The teaching resources include a lesson plan, a presentation, a video, worksheets, and suggested activities.

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 is bleeding

  4. seek medical help if required.

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