First Aid

Here is a list of scenarios to choose from for each award level (please only choose a scenario for your particular award):

Bronze Scenarios

  • You are playing at break time and a friend falls over and has grazed both their knees. What can you do to help in this situation?
  • You are in forest school and your friend trips over and lands on their arm. Their arm feels very sore and they are unable to move it properly. You have a first aid kit with you. What can you do to help?
  • You are in the DT room and a boy in the class has cut his hand on a saw. It has started bleeding and the boy is very worried. What can you do to help in this situation?
  • You are in a science lesson and a girl next to you burns her arm on a Bunsen burner. What would you do in this situation?

Silver Scenarios

  • You are in the dining hall eating lunch when a person sitting at your table appears to be choking.
  • How can you tell this person might be choking? What can you do to help them?
  • You are walking to the swimming pool with your class and your friend suddenly has trouble breathing. They have asthma but do not have their inhaler with them. They do have a spare inhaler in the treatment room. What can you do to help?
  • You are in your house chatting with friends when a child suddenly falls to the floor and start shaking. Their legs and arms are jerking and they do not answer you. What do you think might be happening and what can you do to help?
  • During a rugby match a boy has been tackled and is lying on the ground and cannot get up. His leg is a funny shape and he is screaming in pain. What can you do to help?

Gold Scenarios

  • You are on a school trip at a theme park. Your friend is stung by a bee. They are severely allergic to bee stings and carry an adrenaline auto-injector with them at all times. They have it in their bag with them. What would you do in this scenario?
  • You walk into a classroom to find your teacher lying on the floor. They do not answer when you call them. What would you do in this situation?
  • You are cycling home with a friend when they fall off their bike and hit their head. They have a helmet on and are lying on the pavement. They do not answer you straight away when you check if they are ok but after about 30 seconds they start talking but seem confused and sleepy. What would you do in this situation?