All children develop knowledge, skills and understanding of P.E. through dance, gymnastics and games activities. The junior children also undertake athletics andoutdoor adventurous activities. In each year group we participate in daily exercise and running to help improvemental health and wellbeing, focus, fitness and agility. We are fortunate in having a swimming pool. The pool is 16 m long x 8 m wide.  Allchildren from Year 1 to Year 6 have swimming lessons every week. All children in Reception will have a ten week block of swimming during the School Year. Children will be told at the beginning of term which day their swimming lessons take place. They require their swimming kit; swimming costume – (no bikinis ) and closefitting trunks for boys,  a towel, a swimming hat -(all children are given their first hatfree of charge) they can be purchased from the school office for £1.20 each, andgoggles if they wear them.  It is particularly important that boys wear close fittingswimming trunks; long or baggy shorts are not suitable for swimming lessons; theyare not only unsafe they inhibit your child’s swimming ability.  We would ask that yousupport us in this. If a child is not swimming on a particular day they should bring a note from home explaining the reason.  If children miss swimming without a reason the school will send a letter to parents to let them know.

The physiotherapists take groups of children into the pool who benefit from hydrotherapy sessions.

Many community groups use our pool including Waterbabies, Total Swimming, Swimability, which range from lessons for Babies and Children and hydrotherapy sessions for Adults.

If you would like details of any of these sessions please visit these web sites.

Total Swimming
Waterbabies

 

Available resources for parents and children to use

 

Learn to Swim Stages 1-7 Outcomes

 

Year A1 A2 S1 S2 SU1 SU2
R/FS Reception Games Dance Gymnastics Fundamental Skills Ball Skills Reception Games
1 Invasion Games Dance Gymnastics Throwing and Catching Running and Jumping Attacking and Defending
2 Invasion Games Dance Gymnastics Throwing and Catching Running and Jumping Attacking and Defending
3 Invasion Games Dance Gymnastics Net/Wall Games Athletics Outdoor Games
4 Invasion Games Dance Gymnastics Net/Wall Games Athletics Outdoor Games
Basketball Hocky Javelin
Long Jump
5 Invasion Games Dance Gymnastics Net/Wall Games Athletics Outdoor Games
6 Invasion Games Dance Gymnastics Net/Wall Games Athletics Outdoor Games

 

 

 

 

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