10th November 2011
Olympic swimming hopeful and Commonwealth medallist Grant Turner joined kids in the pool in Birmingham yesterday to announce that the youngsters will have the opportunity to swim at the London Aquatics Centre next year.
The ASA has been working with Leed Metropolitan University on a pilot study to offer PGCE students the chance to also complete National Curriculum Training Programme (NCTP) as part of their studies, so that they have a swimming teaching qualification on graduation of their university course.
15 November 2010
Redcar children are being taught to swim for free in an innovative portable pool which has been built at Rye Hills School.
6 October 2010
Liverpool City Council is celebrating the resounding success of their school swimming programme after almost doubling the number of children who can swim 25 metres in just four years.
17 Nov 2009
Kirklees Education in West Yorkshire are celebrating the results of their Key Stage 2 attainment figures for their School Swimming programme, which is supported by the government’s national Top Up swimming fund and more recently the School Swimming Improvement Programme.
30 Jul 2009
Dozens of young Barnsley swimmers got their chance to shine recently as the Metrodome Leisure Complex held its Annual Aqua Gala for 16 schools in the region, which was hosted by Barnsley Premier Leisure (BPL).
27 Jul 2009
Preston City Council is the latest organisation to sign up to implement the ASA’s National Plan for Teaching Swimming (NPTS) and the Kellogg’s ASA Awards Scheme at Fulwood Leisure Centre and West View Leisure Centre.
23 Jul 2009
The deadline to have your say on how swimming is delivered in primary schools through the National Curriculum is fast approaching.
21 Jul 2009
Over 800 children, teachers and parents became ambassadors and messengers to learn and pass on vital life-saving skills as they took part in the ASA’s annual Get Safe 4 Summer campaign.
06 Jul 2009
The ASA is asking its members and others from the swimming community to comment on how swimming is delivered in primary schools through the national curriculum.