23 May 2012
More than 1.1 million primary school children will break up for half term next week unable to be safe in and around water.
02 April 2013
Year 5 pupils from Holmleigh Primary School were joined in the pool by Duncan Goodhew and Siobhan-Marie O’Connor as part of their School Swimathon challenge.
16th March 2013
David Sparkes, Chief Executive, says ASA is delighted £150million a year of additional funding has been committed to PE and school sport at primary level.
14th February 2013
ASA Chief Executive David Sparkes has responded to the Ofsted report on physical education in schools released today
A massive 3,983 school children up and down the country have already signed up to ‘swim their best’ in the first ever School Swimathon!
16 October 2012
Primary and secondary schools will now solely benefit from funding to improve school swimming provision thanks to changes to the eligibility criteria for Kellogg’s ASA Swim Active grants.
08 May 2012
New changing facilities at The Lido in Chipping Norton received the official seal of approval from Prime Minister David Cameron when he visited the pool on Friday 27th April 2012.
18 April 2012
Young swimmers from Manchester were amongst more than 1700 young athletes who joined stars of sport and music in the Greater Manchester School Games at the end of March.
01 April 2012
The last two rounds of the Kellogg’s Swim Active grants focused heavily on increasing community swimming in areas of social deprivation.
With swimming and water safety being a component part of the National Curriculum, all primary school students are required to learn to swim. For many children this is something that they will look forward to but for those who are a little water-wary it can sometimes be more of a challenge.