Swimming is part of the national curriculum physical education programme of study.
We provide our children swimming and water safety lessons for all of our children in Key Stage 2. Currently, all children in Year 4 take part in weekly swimming lessons every week throughout the year. The lessons are led by qualified instructors at the Arc Leisure Centre.
Our children walk to short distance to the Arc.
Each pupil is required to be able to do the following:
If children are unable to complete any of the three outcomes, then we provide additional sessions in the summer term.
We also take part in the annual swimming gala.
|Perform safe self-rescue in different water based situations||100%||100%||100%||100%||100%||100%|
|Swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres||96%||95.1%||95%||95.3%||95%||94.9% (57 out of 59 children)|
|Use a range of strokes effectively, for example, front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke||96%||86.9%||95%||92.6%||95%||94.9% (57 out of 59 children)|