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:

  • KS3 Bleeding Lesson Plan (doc) - 160 KB
  • KS3 Bleeding Presentation (ppt) - 6.12 MB
  • KS3 A11 Make a Stethoscope (doc) - 152 KB
  • KS3 A38 Create the Circulatory System (doc) - 310 KB
  • KS3 A5 Making Blood (doc) - 377 KB
  • KS3 A7 Maths Pie chart (doc) - 60 KB
  • KS3 Your Turn Bleeding (ppt) - 492 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 is bleeding
  4. seek medical help if required.

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