Class: Primary 1

Term: 3rd Term

Week: 5

Age: 6 years

Duration: 45 minutes


Subject: Basic Science and Technology 

Curriculum Theme: Physical & Health Education

Topic: First Aid

Content: Objectives of First Aid.

Specific Objectives:

  • By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
  1. List 4 objectives of first aid.
  2. Demonstrate first aid treatment on an injured person.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge: Pupils should have a basic understanding of what an injury is and the importance of helping others.

Rationale: It’s crucial for young pupils to understand the importance of first aid and the objectives it serves. This knowledge empowers them to provide immediate assistance when someone is injured and potentially save lives.


Content Development: Objectives of First Aid

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Step 1: Introduction5 minsDiscussion– Greet the pupils.
– Ask if anyone remembers what first aid is from the previous lesson.
– Explain that first aid is the help given to an injured person before medical professionals arrive.
– Mention that first aid has different objectives (things to achieve)
– Listen attentively.
– Respond to questions.
– Show curiosity.
Step 2: Objectives of First Aid12 minsExplanation– Explain the main objectives of first aid:
1. To stop bleeding.
2. To save lives.
3. To prevent injuries from becoming worse.
4. To reduce pain.
– Discuss each objective in simple terms.
– Provide examples for better understanding.
– Listen carefully.
– Ask questions if confused.
– Take notes.
Step 3: Demonstration of First Aid10 minsDemonstration– Demonstrate how to apply pressure on a bleeding wound using a bandage or cloth.
– Show how to put an injured person in a safe position (recovery position).
– Watch the demonstration closely.
– Pay attention to details.
– Ask questions.
Step 4: Practice Time10 minsGroup Activity– Divide pupils into pairs.
– Provide simple first aid supplies like bandages.
– Instruct pupils to take turns applying pressure on a “wound” (marked with washable marker) and putting their partner in the recovery position.
– Supervise and assist where needed.
– Pair up with a classmate.
– Practice applying pressure and recovery position.
– Help each other and follow instructions.
Step: Evaluation3 minsQuestioning– Ask pupils to name two objectives of first aid.
– Select a volunteer to demonstrate how to put someone in the recovery position.
– Respond to questions.
– Volunteer for the demonstration.
– Pay attention to the demonstration.
Step 6: Note Copying5 minsWriting– Write the main objectives of first aid on the board.
– Instruct pupils to copy them into their notebooks.
– Copy the objectives into their notebooks.
– Maintain neat handwriting.


First Aid:

First aid is the help we give to someone who is hurt before doctors can come.

The main things we do in first aid are:

  1. Stop bleeding
  2. Save lives
  3. Prevent injuries from getting worse
  4. Reduce pain
  5. Prevent further harm or injury
  6. Promote recovery
  7. Provide comfort and reassurance

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What are the main objectives of first aid?
  2. Can you show how to put someone in the recovery position?

Teaching Aids:

  • Washable marker
  • Bandages or cloth
  • Chalkboard and chalk
  • First aid posters or pictures

NOTE TO TEACHERS: Please note that the actual content of the lesson, teaching methods, and pupil activities may vary based on your specific teaching style and curriculum or resources. Feel free to customize the lesson note to fit your needs.

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Last Update: August 29, 2023