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News Articles: I.M.P.S. Centres

Proud to be an I.M.P.S. School.

We are thrilled to announce the Proud to be an I.M.P.S. School Award. Every school that completes 3 elements of I.M.P.S. is presented the “Proud to be an I.M.P.S. School” award and can use the logo on their website or letterhead. The 3 elements are:  complete the online evaluation quiz before the visit attend the […]

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From party piece to saving a life….

One of our Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. trainers contacted us recently to tell us about her son-in-law. Here is what she said…. “I’ve just had a message from my daughter that her husband was able to use the recovery position on someone who had an epileptic seizure in a shop yesterday and subsequently posted his thanks for […]

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Harriers Academy – working in partnership for safer roads.

We are really impressed with Harriers Academy for working with Thames Valley Police in Banbury to educate parents about dangerous parking during school drop off and pick up times. This is really I.M.P.S. in action – young people being empowered to take responsibility for risk management and awareness. Keep up the good work and let […]

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100,000 I.M.P.S. pupils in Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. celebrated reaching the milestone of teaching 100,000 children on July 17th 2019. The children from Windmill Primary School attended their I.M.P.S visit in the morning and then joined The Lord Mayor of Oxford,Councillor Craig Simmons, I.M.P.S. trainers past and present and friends and supporters from the Oxford University Hospitals at a celebratory event. […]

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” I have supported I.M.P.S. for over 10 years”

Finmere CE Primary School recently visited the Horton Hospital in Banbury for their I.M.P.S. visit.  Have a look at their  facebook page and see what they got up to during the morning. Their teacher said “As a year 6 teacher I have supported I.M.P.S. for over 10 years. It remains relevant and important and every […]

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Amy’s marathon challenge

Amy our very own I.M.P.S. Co-ordinator is running the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 28th 2019 in aid of Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. Amy says, “I.M.P.S. offers such a unique and essential experience to so many year 6 children which is why it needs to be funded for the future. I started running/plodding along in 2013 […]

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Hull schoolboy’s First Aid training saves cousin from choking

Bailey-James Watson, 10, used First Aid training taught at school by City Health Care Partnership CIC’s I.M.P.S. (Injury Minimisation Programme in Schools) team to save his four-year-old cousin from choking. Bailey is a pupil at Thorpepark Academy in Hull and, along with the rest of his class, had the training in October 2018. Then at […]

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An important “hands on” activity…

Here are some recent comments we have had from teachers showing how much I.M.P.S. is valued by the community. “An important “hands on” experience. Appropriately pitched for year 6 as the children approach secondary and greater independence it is important to have and revise these life skills”  Teacher, The Batt School, Witney, Oxon “Children remember […]

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The Radcliffe Orchestra – A concert to raise funds for I.M.P.S.

The wonderful Radcliffe Orchestra are a group of musicians who work in the hospitals in Oxford. They get together three times a year to perform fundraising concerts and this autumn they have chosen to support I.M.P.S. The concert will take place on Saturday 10th November at 7.45pm in the Tingewick Hall, John Radcliffe Hospital. If you’d […]

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