ABPI - Resources for Schools



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Where do medicines come from?

Age range 5-7

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Teacher information

The Teacher information contains suggested points which might be raised as the story is told. Depending on the children, some or all of these points might be raised either as the story unfolds or on a second, more analytical reading.

For a fuller description of the development of a medicine visit the animated timeline.

Safe Use of Medicines Primary Poster Set

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Medicines Poster
Ask About Medicines

Lesson Pack

Asking about medicines as we grow up. Resources including a lesson pack for Key Stages 1 and 2.


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