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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Blog from Year 6 Madley Brook School

Year 6 at Madley Brook School have blogged about their I.M.P.S. visit.  Read all about it here.      

I.M.P.S. boy helps his sister

In November, Hull I.M.P.S. received a letter from a teacher at one of the schools who had been on the programme. ‘Last year one of our Yr 6 pupils used his I.M.P.S. training in a  very positive way when his older sister experienced a seizure in the shower and fainted. Straight away he calmly ensured she was in the recovery […]

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 […]

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. […]

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