Pupils from one of the north’s leading independent schools learnt the importance of CPR while partaking in Restart a Heart Day.
Cundall, joined schools from across the country to take part in restart a heart day. This programme equips pupils with life-saving CPR training.
Pupils from Year 5 to Year 11 joined in the training which endeavors to teach members of the public how to help restart the heart of someone who has suffered cardiac arrest
Pupils were joined by instructors from The Yorkshire Ambulance Service. They taught the pupils CPR using an interactive DVD and practical performed a demonstration with inflatable manikins.
School nurse Mrs Lee organised the event for the school. She said: “Events like really help awareness and equip our pupils with a real-life saving skill that could prevent someone dying. A massive thank you to the volunteer instructors from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service who took the time to deliver an invaluable skill to our pupils. It is a brilliant opportunity to be able to equip over 220 pupils from Year 5 upwards with lifesaving cardiopulmonary resuscitation training” added Vicky
For more information on Restart a Heart visit https://restartaheart.yas.nhs.uk/ website.