First Aid: Education

Department for Education written question – answered on 10th September 2018.

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Photo of Will Quince Will Quince Conservative, Colchester

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

Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Minister of State (Education)

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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