18 Jan Its in!!!! Official statement confirming that CPR will be taught in schools from next year!!
Do you remember a while back I posted about the Government proposing to include First Aid & CPR on the National Curriculum in schools? Well the consultation closed last November & the great news is that its all going ahead! Not that there was any reason not to!!….
By the time they leave secondary school, all youngsters in England will have been taught how to administer CPR, the purpose of defibrillators, and basic treatments for common injuries.
Education Secretary Damian Hinds said: “Learning the basic skills of first aid and techniques like CPR will give young people the confidence to know that they can step in to help someone else in need and in the most extreme cases – it could potentially save a life.
“That’s why we took the decision to include health education alongside relationship education for primary school children and relationship and sex education for secondary children.
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