We are committed to supporting young people’s educational development.
Unfortunately we airlift a child every other day, which is why we are here to help youngsters better understand our vital lifesaving service and the importance of staying safe.
School age children are our future paramedics, pilots and fundraisers, and engaging them with our charity helps to safeguard the future of our service.
Our Education Programme is in partnership with longstanding corporate partner, M6toll.
These education packs and activities, which are supported by M6toll, have been designed in line with the national curriculum. You can request a pack by filling in the form below.
There are two training packs:
Each activity has been designed and created by a CECET Improvement Adviser and former head teacher of an Ofsted Outstanding school, and includes:
We’re future proofing our Sky Champs education packs by launching an online learning platform which will be easy for both teachers and students to use!
It's an interactive way to engage students using educational resources designed in line with the national curriculum and will also introduce them to the important work of a local lifesaving charity.
Whether you’re a teacher or parent, register your interest by visiting our Sky Champs page and filling out the form.
The online portal has been kindly supported by M6toll.
The Sky Champs' Education Programme includes a wide range of Training Modules to teach children the basics and importance of:
We received funding from longstanding corporate partner, M6toll, to deliver training schemes with the aim of educating young people and equipping them with the skills to provide CPR and Bleed Control first aid.
We deliver inspiring and engaging presentations, which are carefully planned with learning and teaching needs in mind, whether a part of a school assembly or as a classroom exercise. We provide a fun and interactive insight into the work of our lifesaving service and help pupils understand the importance of safety.
The helipod is a mobile demonstration helicopter shell and provides the closest experience to an air ambulance without the need for the actual one! The interactive pod is a great teaching aid, taking learning out of the classroom.
While it is not compulsory, we do encourage schools and colleges who would like us to visit them to undertake a little fundraising for our charity.
Each critically important air ambulance mission costs the charity £2,500, which is entirely funded by charitable donations from the general public and local businesses.
Here are just some ideas to kick-start your ‘fun’draising:
If you are a teacher, parent or child and would like to find out more, please contact us here.