Our children learn to swim in the summer term of Year 3. Because we recognise the important of swimming, we revist swimming lessons again in year 6 as part of CLASP. Our year six pupil's have now all completed their 6 weeks of swimming lessons at SWIM! on Winwick Road.
Why your child should learn to swim
Swimming is really important, not only is it a fun sport, which keeps your child's heart and lungs healthy but it is an essential life-saving skill.
It is opens the door to many other different sports: if your child can swim they can also try...
Kayaking, canoeing, surfing and triathlons to name a few!
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It is a National Curriculum requirement that KS2 pupils should be able to...
Swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres .
Use a range of strokes effectively [for example, front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke].
Perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations.
Year 6 This year swimming will take place every Friday. Starting Friday 14th September.
SWIM! Results 2018-19
25m swimming results: 60% of children.
Range of strokes results: 60% of children.
Self-rescue results: 100% of children.
This year swimming will take place in the summer term, week beginning 13th April.