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News Articles: Oxfordshire

Quality award presented to Oxfordshire I.M.P.S.

I.M.P.S. is very proud to have been presented with an accreditation award from the Laser Alliance which is hosted by RoSPA. This award recognises the educational excellence and quality of I.M.P.S. Lynn Pilgrim, I.M.P.S. Manager said ’we are delighted to be the only Oxfordshire Child Safety Education provider to be accredited  and we will continue […]

Corporate Oxfordshire

Lily saves the day

Ten year old Lily Chorley put her I.M.P.S. skills into action when her little sister began to choke. Lily says ‘I gave her 5 back blows as I had learnt that this was the right thing to do when I was at I.M.P.S. training in Witney.  We called NHS Direct (111).  They put us through […]

I.M.P.S. Heroes Corporate Oxfordshire

Nicole keeps calm

Ten year old Nicole Faux from West Kidlington Primary School kept very calm when her mother recently suffered a nasty injury to her hand at home. Nicole says ‘I was able to help her because I knew what to do because of the I.M.P.S course. I told my mummy to keep her arm up to stop […]

I.M.P.S. Heroes Corporate Oxfordshire

Life saving scheme praised

A scheme developed in Oxford for teaching life-saving skills to children was commended in the Commons by Oxford East MP Andrew Smith on Thursday 6th December 2012. The Labour MP weighed in to a debate about the teaching of such skills, and spoke about a programme developed in the city in the 1990s. The debate was […]

Oxfordshire Corporate

Sponsors unite to back ‘Robbo’

Former Oxford United captain Les Robinson, who now works as a PE teacher at a school that caters for children with complex learning needs, ran to raise funds for the Injury Minimisation Programme for Schools (Imps), a charity which helps his pupils. The dad-of-two, 45, said: “I’m a little bit stiff to be honest with you. […]

Fundraising Oxfordshire

I.M.P.S Teacher helps save daughter’s tooth

A teacher was very pleased she had brought children from Sandhills Year 6 on the Oxford I.M.P.S. visit when her daughter was hit in the mouth with a hockey ball and knocked her tooth out. She said “After several years of visiting I.M.P.S. I managed to remember to put the tooth in some milk and […]

I.M.P.S. Heroes Oxfordshire

A trip to the hospital – John Blandy School, Oxfordshire

On the 24th November, Year 6 went to Abingdon minor injuries to do I.M.P.S.(Injury Minimization programme for schools). When they went they learned how to do CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation), the recovery position and how to prevent injuries. The year 6 looked at pictures of X- rays and then they got their fingers plastered and […]

Oxfordshire

My Emergency 999 Call

It was a late Saturday night and I was visiting my nanny and grandad at their home in Norfolk. I was getting ready for bed when suddenly my nanny ran quickly into her conservatory. After about five minutes she hadn’t returned to the living room where my sister Kayleigh, my grandad and I were. So […]

I.M.P.S. Heroes Oxfordshire

I.M.P.S. girl helps mum

Hayley from Sonning Common Primary School, Oxfordshire sent us a letter explaining how she helped her mum after her I.M.P.S. visit to the John Radcliffe Hospital: We were getting ready for my dad to come and pick us up to take us to the Henley Show as my mummy was not feeling well. Mum had […]

I.M.P.S. Heroes Oxfordshire