Shopping Cart
Your Cart is Empty
There was an error with PayPalClick here to try again
CelebrateThank you for your business!You should be receiving an order confirmation from Paypal shortly.Exit Shopping Cart

Fairhouse Primary School

Courage, Kindness, Respect, Responsibility

Swimming standards

National Curriculum

National Curriculum standards for swimming and water safety:

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

Provision at Fairhouse

We recognise that standards in swimming have been affected due to the pandemic and availability of swimming pools.  Therefore, from September 2021,  children in year 3 will receive a term of weekly 1 hour swimming sessions, folllowed by year 4 children the following term.  These sessions will be held at The Basildon Lower Academy.  Children in year 6 will have a term of 1 hour swimming session in the summer term. 

Swimming data 2019 (latest swimming data available)
  • 50% Year 5
  • 60% Year 4
  • 70% Year 3