Year 3 pupils have swimming lessons at Hurst Pool with suitably qualified staff. This is tailored to their swimming ability and they have the opportunity to gain recognised swimming awards.
Hurst Pool work to the National Governing Body for Swimming's (ASA) Learn to Swim Pathway in all their sessions, offering children seven stages of lessons to develop the skills needed for children to be competent, confident and safe in the water.
From Year 6 (2017/18), 97% of pupils could swim competently/confidently/proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres using a range of strokes effectively.
From Year 3 (2017/18), approximately 75% of pupils covered "performing safe self-rescue" as part of their swimming lessons at Hurst Pool.
From Year 6 (2018/19), 93% of pupils can swim competently/confidently/proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres using a range of strokes effectively (January 2019).