Every year, selected year groups will take part in swimming lessons at Ken Martin Leisure Centre. A coach takes the children and staff to and from the venue.
Swimming is a compulsory part of the school curriculum. Absence from swimming lessons will only be excused on medical grounds and requires a letter giving reason for this absence.
Please make sure your child brings with them to school their full swimming kit in the morning in a suitable bag. If they arrive at school without it, we shall call you to bring it in for them.
Girls are expected to wear a one-piece costume, and boys to wear swimming trunks or close fitting, thigh length swimming shorts (without pockets). Knee length shorts with pockets are not permitted. Swimming caps are optional. Long hair must be tied back if a cap is not worn.
Goggles are to be worn only if a consent form from parents is received to authorise their use.
A permission form will need to be completed and returned to school before the swimming lesson. Children who bring in goggles to wear on the day without prior parental consent, will not be allowed to wear them. If you haven't already completed one, please ask the school office for a copy.
There is also a strict no jewellery policy.
On the grounds of Health and Safety and Safeguarding, it is school policy that parents do not watch swimming lessons (subject to COVID restrictions on the public at the time of the lessons);
The School Swimming Service has assured us that many schools have this policy in place.
Tuesday 10 April a.m.
Tuesday 27 April a.m.
THURSDAY 6 MAY p.m.
Tuesday 11 May a.m.
Tuesday 8 June a.m.
Tuesday 15 June a.m.
Tuesday 22 June a.m.
Tuesday 29 June a.m.
Tuesday 6 July a.m.
Tuesday 13 July a.m.
Tuesday 20 July a.m.
Year 3 - all Summer term 13 sessions
Thursday 22 April p.m.
Thursday 29 April p.m.
TUESDAY 4 MAY a.m.
Thursday 13 May p.m.
Thursday 20 May p.m.
Thursday 27 May p.m.
Thursday 10 June p.m.
Thursday 17 June p.m.
Thursday 24 June p.m.
Thursday 1 July p.m.
Thursday 8 July p.m.
Thursday 15 July p.m.
Thursday 22 July p.m.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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