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Swimming

Children at Fleet Wood Lane School take part in swimming lessons during Year 5 and 6. 

 

Year 5 and 6 attend swimming lessons for one term in each academic year. Pupils will have their lessons at Hudson Leisure Centre in Wisbech. 

 

Children are assessed throughout each block of lessons and work towards specific standards. 

Some of our amazing SAFE Code posters!

Know your beach flags!

Remember the SAFE Code.

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

Growing Our Future Together

Kindness
  • Kindness

    We have kind hands and kind words.

Respect
  • Respect

    We respect each other.

Confidence
  • Confidence

    We develop confident learners.

Ambition
  • Ambition

    We want children to reach for the stars.

Pride
  • Pride

    We take pride in our work.

Curiosity
  • Curiosity

    We have curious minds

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