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Child safety week. June 1st – 7th 2020

It’s child safety week and with many families under pressure and strain during lockdown, it is even more important to be aware of safety around the home and garden. The Child Accident Prevention Trust has put together a whole safety package of information and resources for parents.   You can download the parents pack here.  

Long Furlong School on the air

Long Furlong school have really been in the news recently. It all started with a normal  I.M.P.S. visit to Abingdon Community Hospital for Mrs Foster’s year 6 class.  You can read all about their visit here.  The children learnt emergency life skills including how to put someone in the recovery position. Then, back at school, […]

Letters from Stonesfield School.

We have had some brilliant letters from the children at Stonesfield School in Oxfordshire. They all gave some really positive feedback about what they had learnt during their I.M.P.S. visit to Witney Community Hospital. I feel that the training would really help in future situations where I might need to save someone’s life. We enjoyed […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

” 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]