All schools must provide swimming instruction either in Phase 2 or Phase 3.

Pupils are taught 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
  • perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations

Your child will need a:

  • swimming hat (which can be bought from Mrs Warwick for £1.50)
  • towel
  • one piece swimming suit or swimming trunks (not shorts)