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Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. join local Play Days

Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. British Redcross and St John Ambulance have joined forces with Oxford Sport and Traditional Martial Arts at the Oxfordshire Play Association Play Days this summer to teach young people how to fall correctly.  Falls account for the largest number of  injuries in young people (especially falling on the same level) By learning how […]

Oxfordshire Freemasons donate £1000

Oxfordshire Freemasons have presented Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. with a cheque for £1000 today. The children from Windmill Primary School, Headington were learning emergency life skills at the John  Radcliffe Hospital and took some time out to pose for photographs with Roger Hampshire and Richard Jones from the Freemason organisation.  

Playday events in Oxfordshire

      Come along and join in the Oxfordshire Play Association Playday Events being held around the county this summer. All activities are free, fun and for all the family. Come and learn how to fall over safely with martial arts instructors and chat to the I.M.P.S. team, members of the St John Ambulance […]

Abseil team drop in on Father’s Day

    An intrepid team raised money for Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. on June 15th by abseiling 100 feet from the top of the women’s centre at The John Radcliffe Hospital at the weekend. Lisa and Ellie who both work at Wheatley Primary School said ‘we loved it’ and Lynda joined the team to raise money to […]

Take the plunge and join the Oxfordshire abseil team

    Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. has a number of places left in the abseil team on Sunday 15th June. Please join us to raise funds towards the I.M.P.S. visit of your nominated school. More information and an entry form can be found here or phone us on 01865 743475

Pupils get tips on how to be a lifesaver

PICTURE the scenario. You come out of your local Sainsbury’s with your shopping and walk back to your car. En route you see your neighbour collapsed on the floor. What do you do? Well, Year 6 children from Fernwood Junior School in Wollaton now know exactly what to do, thanks to a scheme called the […]

St Joseph’s School are on hand to help I.M.P.S. receive £1000 cheque

Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. has been presented with a cheque for £1,000 from St James’s Place Foundation.  The children from year 6 at St Joseph’s RC School in Oxford were on hand to receive the cheque on their behalf. Lynn Pilgrim, Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. Manager said “we are delighted to be presented with this very generous cheque.   […]

‘I was so impressed…….’ says Andy from SCAS

Following a recent visit to Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. Andy and Monica who both work at South Central Ambulance Service sent us these very positive feedback comments. “I was so impressed to see classes of school children being taught how to call 999, do CPR and even use a defibrillator. They even toured the A&E department and […]

Rhodri makes the call

Rhodri Jones is 13 years old and a pupil at Woodeaton  Manor Special School called 999 after he found a man collapsed at a bus stop. Rhodri, who often finds speaking difficult, remembered being taught what to do in an emergency and called for an ambulance. He went through the I.M.P.S. programme three years ago, at […]

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 […]