First aid champions
Create a new generation of lifesavers with your free British Red Cross teachers’ toolkit
Use this resource to teach first aid
First aid skills are taught across the UK and are now part of the national curriculum in England. The toolkit on this site will help you teach first aid and give children and young people the confidence to help others.
Please scroll down to find activities, films, PowerPoints and quizzes to engage your students. You won’t need any extra training to use the toolkit, and there are resources for children and young people to learn independently, too.
Browse these pages to find the first aid learning resources you need:
Discover activities to teach first aid skills, kindness and coping, safety and share learning, for children aged 5-11.
Discover activities to teach first aid skills, helping others, and safety and wellbeing, for children aged 11–18.
About the British Red Cross
You may know that we help millions of people around the world when crisis strikes. But you may not know that for over 100 years, we have helped set first aid training standards around the world. We educate tens of thousands of people in the UK every year, supporting communities and preparing people to cope with many different types of emergency.
First aid can help save lives and kindness is powerful.
Read how learning first aid has made a difference