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First aid in schools

First aid is not a statutory part of the school curriculum - and we think it should be.

A woman sits indoors

Debt and darkness at the top of the stairs

In a dark room at the top of three flights of crumbling, water-logged stairs, Ameena sits with her two severely disabled sons.

A man stands beside a concrete building

From bullets to the breadline

When stepping out of his front door meant facing a storm of gunfire, Marwan knew he had to leave.

Hundreds of families stuck in the mud

In northern Lebanon, a cluster of home-made tents in a muddy field is home for about 100 Syrian refugee families.

A woman flips bread in her hands

When home means plastic sheets

“All the houses in our neighbourhood have been flattened now. Completely flattened.”

Children raising their hand during a Red Cross lesson

Key dates to help you plan your lessons

We've prepared a handy list of awareness days and events taking place during the term/s ahead, plus accompanying teaching resource ideas from the British Red Cross, to help you plan your lessons.

A Red Cross ambulance in front of the number 10

Top ten tips for coping with emergencies

Find useful tips for coping with all sorts of emergencies – from floods to terrorism – as well as other websites that may help you.

Young people taking part in a classroom exercise

Free Red Cross teaching guide and poster

Download or request a hard copy of our free guide to teaching resources and workshops from the British Red Cross.

A Red Cross volunteer sits with a woman outside A&E

Red Cross report shows first aid ‘could help ease the pressure on A&E’

24 Aug 2017

First aid education could contribute towards easing the pressure on A&E, a new report by the British Red Cross has found.

An adult hand holding a baby's hand, with screenshot of the Baby and Child First Aid app

Baby and child first aid app

Be prepared to help babies and children with the free Red Cross first aid app for Apple and Android.

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