Lesson 2: First Aid: bites and stings

Learning what to do if someone has been stung or bitten.

Learning objective

  • To understand how to help if someone has been stung or bitten

Statutory guidance

Basic first aid

Pupils should know:

  • How to make a clear and efficient call to emergency services if necessary. 
  • Concepts of basic first-aid, for example dealing with common injuries, including head injuries.

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Before the lesson

Main event


Created by:
Sarah Huggins,  
RSE & PSHE specialist
Sarah has over 20 years’ experience in education. Starting as a Primary teacher, Sarah then moved into an advisory role that covered both PSHE education and Citizenship. She delivers courses for teachers, as well as sessions for children and young…
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