Swimming

Swimming Timetable

From 10th September, 2021 Year 3 will swim each Friday afternoon at Meadows for the full year. Children will leave school at 1:20pm and arrive back at school for 3:15pm.

From 8th September 2021 Year 4 will swim each Wednesday afternoon until February half term at Kirkby Swimming Pool. Children will arrive back at school between 3:30pm and 3:45pm.

From 23rd February 2022 Year 5 will swim each Wednesday afternoon until the end of summer term at Kirkby Swimming Pool. Children will arrive back at school between 3:30pm and 3:45pm.

From 10th - 20th January 2022 Year 6 will swim each morning (excluding Fridays) for a two week block at Kirkby Swimming Pool. Children will swim at 9:30am. 

 

 

The correct swimming kit is needed for pupils to be allowed into the swimming pool.

SWIMMING KIT:   Boys: Trunks (not shorts)  Girls: One piece swim suit (not bikini)
                              All children: A swimming hat (can be purchased from school office)

Meeting national curriculum requirements for swimming and water safety

Please complete all of the below:

What percentage of your current Year 6 cohort swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres?  

77%

What percentage of your current Year 6 cohort use a range of strokes effectively [for example, front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke]?

77%

What percentage of your current Year 6 cohort perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations?

80%

 

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