On Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th October, students from Years 7 and 8 embarked on first aid training, provided by First Aid Friends.
First Aid Friends support schools by conducting first aid workshops to students "arming the young minds of the UK with the essential skills of first aid."
Their philosophy is "With First Aid Friends, every workshop is an opportunity, a lesson, and a lifeline. Join us, as we navigate this essential journey. The future is secure when it’s in knowledgeable hands."
Over the two days, students participated in the workshop with their Fleets in the Main Hall, learning about the importance of knowing first aid and how to respond to a situation where first aid will need to be given. They were talked through a number of situations where they need to assess the urgency and environment of the incident and understand how to proceed from that assessment.
To do this, the students learned about DR SABC standing for: Danger, Response, Shout, Airways, Breathing and CPR.
Students found this to be an extremely useful workshop, with some of our Year 8 students commenting: