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Help for water-shy children

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.

The ASA have contributed advice and guidance for parents and those involved in school swimming lessons in conjunction with theschoolrun.com.  Here you can be prepared by finding out what the learning targets are, what responsibilities your school has, and how to help water-shy children feel confident about taking the plunge.

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For further advice and information regarding school swimming visit our dedicated pages here or contact one of our advisors at schoolswimming@swimming.org

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