Lesson 7: First Aid: Choking

Learning to recognise when someone is choking and understanding how to give first aid, including giving back blows and tummy thrusts, and getting medical help if needed

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To understand how to help someone who is choking.

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

Main event


Created by:
Kapow Primary, 
RSE & PSHE specialist