Home learning pathway

We know that teachers and parents have a lot to keep them busy at this time, but what could be more empowering than learning vital first aid skills during lockdown? Even better the whole family can get involved.

First aid champions* is packed full of learning activities for 5 to 18 year olds. From films and photos to role plays and quizzes there’s something for everyone.

To help you get started on using the website we’ve created two learning pathways (for each of the primary and secondary sections) to help you use the site in a home-school setting. The whole site is free for you to use and explore, the pathways are there to guide if needed.

Secondary pathway 1

a. bleeding heavily

b. burn

c. head injury

  • Test yourself with our quizzes section.
  • Explore the importance of first aid and choosing to help.
  • Understand how to keep yourself safe.
  • Share your skills with others.

You can continue working your way through the site, click other teaching plan downloads for activity ideas or wait until we release the next pathway to continue learning.

For full details of the pathway download the document below. 

Download home learning pathway 1

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Secondary home learning pathway 1

Download Secondary home learning pathway 1 (DOCX)

Secondary pathway 2

a. has a broken bone and quiz

b. is choking and quiz

c. is suspected to be having a heart attack and quiz

d. is suspected to be having a stroke and quiz

  • Share your new skills with others

You can continue working your way through the site, click other teaching plan downloads for activity ideas or wait until we release the next pathway to continue learning.

For full details of the pathway download the document below.

Download home learning pathway 2

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Secondary home learning pathway 2

Download Secondary home learning pathway 2 (DOCX)

Feedback

We would love to hear your feedback on First aid champions. Look out for the questions that pop up at the bottom of the screen and answer them to help us to improve.

*First aid champions was originally due to go live this summer. It has been made available earlier to help schools and parents during the Covid-19 crisis. First aid education is being included in the RSE and Health curriculum for schools in England from September 2020. Some schools have signed up to take part in a pilot to provide valuable feedback. If have any questions about the resource please email reducation@redcross.org.uk