Schoolboy Hit By Lightning

A schoolboy is in hospital after being struck by lightning. The 11-year-old, who is believed to be a pupil at the Dorcan Academy in Swindon received medical attention from staff and the Great Western Ambulance Service after going into cardiac arrest.

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School children in Swindon given first aid lessons

School children in Swindon will be given first aid lessons on how to save lives by St Johns Ambulance.

It comes after an 11-year-old student was struck by lightning outside the Dorcan Academy last week.

First aid training will be taught in schools Credit: HARAZ N. GHANBARI/AP/Press Association Images

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