First Aid

On Friday 19th October the children undertook a First Aid training delivered by Jill Crooks from Blithfield Safety Training ltd. The morning sessions involved the EYFS and year 1 children learning how to contact 999 and what information to give, ie: the address of where they are; recovery position, bandaging and slings. Jill also talked to the children about how to care for their teeth.

After lunch the key stage 2 children looked at all of the above in more detail and were extended to look at a video on bleeding and choking. They were active participants in learning how to use the defibrillator. Some of the children were already experts having experienced earlier training.

One pupil commented on how difficult it was to make the resuscitation doll click when performing CPR to show that they were pressing down hard enough. Another pupil said how tiring it was. and it made her arms ache a lot!

During both sessions the children were able to practice bandaging each other and learned how to apply a sling. This training is part of the schools ‘Mental Health and Well-being Curriculum’.



Mon 12th – Lent Afternoon in Church
Tues 13th – Pancake Day Lunch
Fri 16th – Break for Half Term
Mon 26th – Spring Term 2 begins
Tue 27th – Rachel Wilkes from Music Partnership delivering the music curriculum within the school on Tuesdays for 5 weeks. This includes the launch of the Interactive Music Scheme Charanga.

Fri 1st – MAST ~ “Jesus Calms the Storm”
Thur 7th – World Book Day – come to school dressed as your favorite book character.        Challenge – please could you take a photo of your child reading in an unusual place (they don’t have to be in their costume doing this), and send it into school?  

Tues 12th – MAST Hannah Wills ~Easter
Wed 13th – Parents Evening – further information will be provided for this. 
Fri 15th – Red Nose day – Dress in your own clothes with one item of red for a £1 donation per child please. 
Thur 21st – Schools Together – 11am at St Giles Church in Hartington with Biggin Primary School.
Mon 25th – Easter Service 09.30am – location in School unless otherwise advised.
Thu 28th – Break for Easter

Mon 15th – Summer Term 1 begins