The department of Education stipulates that, all schools must provide swimming instruction either in key stage 1 or key stage 2.
In particular, pupils should be taught to:
The cost is currently £5 per lesson and is payable weekly or ½ termly via Parent Pay. If lessons are paid ½ termly, a refund will be made at the end of term for lessons missed.
Children need a swimming costume, towel and hairbrush/comb, named, in a bag. Some more experienced swimmers like to wear goggles. These can be brought in from home labelled or can be purchased at the pool.
Children are encouraged to bring a healthy snack to eat on the bus on their way back to school. This should be as healthy as possible, avoiding high sugar or salt content snacks please. A good example would be a piece of fruit or vegetables like carrot sticks.