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    Swimming Achievements

    Our swimming achievements 2018/19

    At Lancasterian we see swimming as an important life skill for the children to learn and therefore see it as an important part of the curriculum. Below are our achievements in swimming last academic year for the end of year 6:

    Challenge 1(aids can be used) – 91% of children achieved

    Enter and exit the water safely. Understanding of pool rules

    Walk forwards for a distance of 5metres

    Walk backwards for a distance of 5 metres

    Walk sideways for a distance of 5 metres

    Scoop the water, wash face. Ok with water from above

    Move from a flat position on the back and return to standing

    Move from a flat position on the front and return to standing

    Push and glide in a flat position on the front from a wall

    Push and glide in a flat position on the back from a wall

    Challenge 2 – 55% of children achieved

    Jump in from poolside safely min 1m

    Blow bubbles with mouth and nose submerged x3

    Regain upright position from the back without support

    Regain upright position from the front without support

    Push from wall and glide on back-arms extended or by side

    Push from wall and glide on front-arms extended

    Swim/kick on the back 5 metres, no floats

    Swim/kick on the front 5 metres, no floats

    Perform a tuck from a flat floating position on the front to a flat floating position on the back then stand

    Perform a tuck from a flat floating position on the back to a flat floating position on the front then stand

    Log roll back to front

    Log roll front to back

    Exit water without support

    Challenge 3 – 16% of children achieved

    Jump in from poolside and submerge (min 1m)

    Sink, push away from wall and maintain a streamline position

    Push and glide on the front with arms extended and log roll onto the back

    Push and glide on the back with arms extended and log roll onto the back

    Swim on the front, tuck to rotate around the horizontal axis to return on the back

    Fully submerge to pick up an object

    Answer correctly 3 questions on the water safety code

    Swim 10m on the back with breathing

    Swim 10m on the front with breathing

    Tuck float for 3 seconds

    Exit water without steps

    Challenge 4 – 2% achieved

    Demonstrate an understanding of buoyancy

    Perform a sequence of changing shapes (min of 3) whilst floating at the surface

    Push and glide from the wall to the pool floor

    Streamline kick 10m backstroke, arms extended

    Streamline kick 10m front crawl, arms extended

    Streamline kick 10m butterfly on the front or back

    Kick 10m breastroke on the back

    Kick 10m breastroke on the front

    Head first sculling action for 5m in a horizontal position

    Travel on back and roll in one continuous movement onto front

    Travel on front and roll in one continuous movement onto back

    Swim 10m front crawl, side breathing

    Challenge 5

    Perform a horizontal stationary scull on the back

    Perform a feet first sculling action for 5m while horizontal on the back

    Perform a sculling sequence with a partner for 30-45 seconds to include a rotation

    Tread water for 30 seconds

    Perform 3 different shaped jumps into deep water

    Swim 10m backstroke (ASA standard)

    Swim 10m front crawl, face in (ASA standard) bilateral breathing

    Swim 10m breastroke (ASA standard)

    Swim 10m butterfly

    Perform a handstand and hold for a min of 3 seconds

    Perform a somersault, tucked in the water

    Demonstrate action for getting help

    Challenge 6

    Give 2 examples of how to prepare for exercise and understand why it is important

    Sink, push off, glide, kick and rotate into backstroke

    Sink, push off, glide, kick and rotate into front crawl

    Swim 10m wearing clothes

    Swim front crawl to include at least 6 rhythmical breaths

     Swim breastroke to include at least 6 rhythmical breaths

    Swim butterfly to include at least 3 rhythmical breaths

    Push and Glide, swim backstroke to include 6 regular breaths

    Push and glide, swim 25m (choice of stroke optional)SE

    Perform a ‘shout and signal’ rescue

    Perform a surface dive

    Challenge 7

    Swim 25m backstroke (ASA standard)

    Swim 25m front crawl (ASA standard)

    Swim 25m breastroke (ASA standard)

    Swim 25m butterfly (ASA standard)

    Perform a movement sequence of 1min duration, in a group of 3 or more, incorporating a number of the following:

    Sculling: feet first/head first

    Rotation: forward/backward somersault, log roll

    Floating: star on front/back, tuck float, create own

    Eggbeater: moving, lifting one or both arms out of the water, link skills with strokes and sculls

    Perform a sitting dive

    Swim 50m continuously using 1 stroke

    Swim 100m, using a min of 3 different strokes

    Tread water using eggbeater action for 30 seconds

    Complete an obstacle course (min of 4 objects) with feet off floor throughout

    Challenge 8

    Complete a set lasting 400m (e.g 16x25m) on a specific turnaround time set by the coach (e.g1 min per 25m)

    Swim 400m continuously using one stroke

    Kick 25m backstroke with/without using a board

    Kick 25m front crawl with/without using a board

    Kick 25m breastroke with/without using a board

    Kick 25m butterfly without using a board

    Perform a backstroke turn from 10m in to 15m out

    Perform a breastroke turn from 10m in to 15m out

    Perform a butterfly turn from 10m in to 15m out

    Perform a front crawl turn from 10m in to 15m out

    27% of pupils achieved 25m in 1 or more strokes.

    All children took part in water safety sessions up to 3 times over a 3 year period and were also taught

    self-rescue.

     

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