Children at Ladywood take part in swimming lessons during Year 3 and Year 4. In each year pupils will have 15 1 hour lessons over a period of 15 weeks, children at Ladywood therefore receive a total of 30 hours tuition over two years. Lessons normally take place during the autumn term for Year 4 and during the Spring term for Year 3.
Children are assessed throughout each block of lessons and work towards specific standards, data will be reported here that reflects the achievements of the current Year 6 cohort.
Academic Year 2019/2020
Number of Year 6 Children: 29
Number of Year 6 children that can:
i) swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres: 21/72%
ii) use a range of strokes effectively (without buoyancy aid): 28/97%
iii) perform safe self-rescue in different water based situations: 27/93%
The Year 4 group who completed their second block of lessons in January 2020 acheived the following standards (an explanation of the criteria for each standard is given below):
|Award Achieved||No. Pupils|
Barnsley Confidence Award
Barnsley Curriculum Award
Barnsley Challenge Award
The School award is given to children who are still classed as non-swimmers and haven't completed all criteria for the Confidence award.