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Barrow Hedges Primary School

Swimming

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In accordance with the National Curriculum, children in Year 3 and Year 4 participate in a ten week swimming programme at Westcroft Leisure Centre. As part of our Recovery curriculum, children in Year 3, Year 4 and Year 5 will swim for academic year 2021-22 and 2022-23

Lessons are designed to promote water safety, competence in the water and stroke technique.  Children are also given the opportunity to represent Barrow Hedges at the Primary School Swimming Gala.

Swimming data

YEAR 6 2021-22 DATA

NATIONAL CURRICULUM 2014 STANDARD

 

PERCENTAGE

How many pupils within your Y6 cohort can swim competently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres?

 

80%*

 

How many pupils within your cohort can use a range of strokes effectively?

 

 

71%*

How many pupils within your Y6 cohort can perform a safe self-rescue in different water-based situations?

 

52%*

 

*65 responses

Children who do not meet the National Curriculum 25 metre by the end of KS2, are offered additional top-up swimming lessons.