These awards are divided into progressive stages. They make up the core, national syllabus of the learn to swim programme for primary school aged children. Each stage is designed to reward your child for their achievements as they learn the essential aquatic skills they need to be confident, competent and safe in the water.
Each of the Learn to Swim Stage 1-7 Awards has a list of clear outcomes that need to be completed in order to gain each Award:
Push and glide and swim 25 metres backstroke (performed to Swim England expected standards).
Push and glide and swim 25 metres front crawl (performed to Swim England expected standards).
Push and glide and swim 25 metres breaststroke (performed to Swim England expected standards).
Push and glide and swim 25 metres butterfly (performed to Swim England expected standards).
Perform a movement sequence (linking skills with strokes and sculls) of one minute duration, in a group of three or more, incorporating a number of the following skills:Sculling: head first, feet first Rotation: forward or backward somersault, log roll Floating: star on the front or on the back, tuck float, create own Eggbeater: Moving, lifting one or both arms out of the water
Perform a sitting dive or dive.
Push and glide and swim 50 metres continuously using one stroke (performed to Swim England expected standards).
Push and glide and swim 100 metres, using a minimum of three different strokes (performed to Swim England expected standards).
Tread water using eggbeater action for 30 seconds.
Complete an obstacle course (using minimum of four objects) with feet off the pool floor throughout.
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