Safe Swimming

Swimming Safely, Swimming Well

This website gives practical ideas, resources and guidance to help children and young people learn how to swim safely and well. Whether you’re a teacher, parent or pupil, you’ll find something here for you.

Teachers’ Zone

Looking for new ways to inspire your pupils while meeting the requirements of the national curriculum for PE? Unsure how to plan a swimming and water safety programme for your school?

In the teachers’ zone, you will find all sorts of practical ideas and information. Choose from a set of exciting core tasks, which come complete with guidance on how to develop pupils’ swimming techniques and strokes. Or find expert advice on everything from planning lessons and organising adult support to assessing and managing risk.

Parents’ Zone

Keen to help your child’s school teach them how to swim? Find out how to prepare your child for school swimming lessons, including exciting activities that you can try together at the pool.

Pupils’ Zone


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