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First Aid: Education

Question for Department for Education

UIN 906762, tabled on 10 September 2018

What assessment he has made of the potential benefits to children of introducing compulsory first aid education in schools.

Answered on

10 September 2018

We know how important it is that pupils are taught the knowledge to be happy, healthy and safe. That is why for the first time, all state-funded schools will be required to teach Health Education, and why the draft statutory guidance, currently out for consultation, includes content on first aid.

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