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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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Choking Mum was saved by son, 12

On the 25th May 2011 Bradford I.M.P.S received a letter from a teacher at Addingham Primary School in Ilkley, West Yorkshire. ‘I thought you would be delighted to know that one of our former pupils, Peter Roberts, put what he learnt with I.M.P.S and Heartstart to very good use and saved his mother’s life earlier […]

Jack helps Dad

Jack Clayton, 11, who experienced I.M.P.S. training with his class from St Cuthbert’s and the First Martyrs Catholic Primary School, Bradford, had to put his skills into action. A week after attending the course at Bradford Royal Infirmary, his father collapsed at home. Jack called 999 and put him into the recovery position when no […]

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 […]

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