Swimming

           

ASA Swimming Charter Primary School of the Year 2015
Bronze Award- Robin Hood Primary School

At Robin Hood, Year 4 pupils go swimming once every week for the whole year. Swimming lessons take place at Rothwell Leisure Centre and last 30 minutes. The children are taught by a mixture of the Leisure Centre staff and also Robin Hood Primary School staff (all are qualified swimming teachers).

The National Curriculum requirement for all children leaving Year 6 is to:

  • swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres
  • use a range of strokes effectively
  • perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations

Children who have not met the National Curriculum requirement at the end of Year 4 attend top up lessons at the end of Year 6.

2019 / 2020 Cohort Swimming Data

Swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres

86% (52/60 pupils)

Use a range of strokes effectively

80% (48/60 pupils)

Perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations

97% (58/60 pupils)

2018/19 Cohort Swimming Data

Swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres

89%

Use a range of strokes effectively

89%

Perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations

100%


2017/18 Cohort Swimming Data

Swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres

84%

Use a range of strokes effectively

84%

Perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations

80%

 

New Swimming Guidelines:
For the 2017 to 2018 academic year, the national curriculum requirement is for children at the end of KS2 to be able to swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres, use a range of strokes effectively and perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations.

Below is an example of how children’s swimming attainment will be reported at the end of the year 4. Pupils in year 6 who are still unable to swim 25m with effective stoke technique will be offered  top-up swimming lessons.

Below are some examples of effective stroke technique at the end of KS2.

2016/17  93% Age Related Expectations

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