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Reception Prospective Parent School Tours will be held on the following dates:
Wednesday 13th October at 9:30am and 1:30pm
Tuesday 2nd November at 9:30am and 1:30pm
Tuesday 11th January at 9:30am

Please contact the school office to book on a tour. As the tours are during our school day we ask that only one parent/carer and no children come. Thank you for your understanding.

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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.

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 2020-21 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?

 

79%*

 

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

 

 

75%*

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

 

60%*

 

*75 responses

We offer a 'top up' to selected Year 4 and Year 6 children who would benefit from extra swimming lessons to develop their strokes, competence and confidence in the water. expectation.