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SWIMMING

Currently year 3 and 5 go swimming every Wednesday. The children are all working towards various stages of the ASA School Swimming Awards. 

 

 

Achievements 

Congratulations to these children who have all achieved an award this term!

 

Award 1  Award 2 Award 4  Award 5  5M 10M
Thomas R Toby B Jacob S Archie W Megan S Toby B
Callum L Scarlett W Jasmine C Taylor T Oscar K Joe S
Toby B Luke A Callie G Oscar S Callum L Maddy W 
Harry H Spike P Eva S Ellen V Spike P Harriet D
Oscar K James T Olivia T Hayden Q Max W Spike P
Drew O Mia B   Millie G Harriet D  
Joe S Maddy W   Emily P Sky G  
Maddy W Megan S   Jasmine C Alex C  
Megan S Callum L   Olivia T Charlie N  
Ronan M Joe S   Ella E Lillie C  
Mia B Oscar K   Nicholas H Mia B  
Lillie C     Jack A Scarlett W  
Lydia S     Harlie P Luke A 20M
Kacey R     Corey H   Callie G
Charlie N     Jacob S    
Ugne G          
Josh S          
Leah R          
           
           
25M 50M 100M Speed Award
Eva S Jasmine C Oscar S Lily-Mae M:  front crawl & backstroke silver award
Jack A Nicholas H Archie W Hayden Q, Archie W, Olivia T, Oscar S: front crawl silver award
Ella E Emily P      
Millie G Hayden Q        
Corey H Jacob S        
Harlie P Olivia T        
  Taylor T        
           
           

 

Water Safety Posters

Water Safety Posters 1 Ella E
Water Safety Posters 2 Harlie P
Water Safety Posters 3 Jacob S
Water Safety Posters 4 Millie G
Water Safety Posters 5 Taylor T

Know your beach flags!

Know your beach flags! 1 ‘Never swim when the flag is red Remember what the Lifeguard said! Only swim with a grown-up too, And make sure they're close to you! Never swim when the flag is red Remember what the Lifeguard said!'

Remember the SAFE Code.

Remember the SAFE Code. 1 Know what each letter of the SAFE Code stands for.

According to RLSS UK, every year 400 preventable deaths by drowning are reported and for EACH of those there are an estimated 300 near misses.

To avoid these, they have developed the following water safety tips for:

  • at home
  • at the beach
  • on holiday
  • in the swimming pool
  • by lakes and rivers

S.A.F.E Code

  • Read their SAFE code for summer safety around water with your children and visit their website.

Spot the dangers

  • Check for hazards such as tides or currents
  • Consider what could be hidden under the water
  • Be careful of unsafe banks, stay well back from the edge

Take Advice

  • Always read the signs
  • Only swim where there is a lifeguard
  • Wear buoyancy aids and life jackets

Go with a Friend

  • Swim with your friends and family
  • Friends can get help
  • Never swim alone

Learn what to do in an Emergency

  • Find the nearest phone and call 999 or 112
  • Shout loudly to attract attention
  • Never enter the water to save someone