Tips for Primary School Students with CF

 

Speaking to your class about cystic fibrosis

For some people (including adults) having to do a speech in front of others (such as fellow classmates) is very daunting and scary while for other people it is not a big deal. However you feel about it, talking to your classmates about having cystic fibrosis (CF) and what it means for you, can be a really rewarding experience.There might be other students in your class who have conditions like diabetes, asthma or cancer. Maybe you could join forces and each speak about your experiences. Read our factsheet below to find out more.

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Tips for speaking to your class about CF

 

 

 

Read about other people’s experiences at school with CF

Life at boarding school when you have cystic fibrosis

Life at boarding school when you have cystic fibrosis

(Article taken from REDteen Magazine 2014) A few years ago a young lady with CF, Lilly (aged 15 at the time) was asked some questions about what it was like to live at boarding school while managing the treatment she needed to do for her cystic fibrosis (CF). 1. What...

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PICC Lines at school

PICC Lines at school

My name is David and I'm 6 years old and in Year 1 at Weld Square Primary School. I have a little brother Oliver who's 5 and is in kindy. I like to play with my friends. I especially like running and playing "it". I also like to play soccer because I really like...

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Rozee Magazine

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Films

Good Clean Hands: This 3 min 40 second animation is all about hand washing and ways to minimise spreading germs, particularly to those who have cystic fibrosis. The film is suitable for children aged 3 to 8.

Getting Nosey about CF with Ollie and Nush: An animation made by the CF UK Trust which helps explain to children aged 4 to 10 what cystic fibrosis is.

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness with Zoe