Swimming and Water Safety in Schools


Find out more about the Charter Awards, passports and stickers, and pin badge.

Awards 1-6, Self Rescue and Aquatic Skills Awards

The Awards are progressive, taking small steps to allow all pupils to make progress.

Using the award scheme recognises the achievements of all pupils, from total beginner to the more advanced. Everyone likes to know they are being successful.

To help pupils to access their certificates as soon as possible after achieving the outcomes for that award,

Awards are free to download from the member area of the website.

Passports and Stickers

To keep pupils excited about learning to swim, the passports and stickers are an individual record of their achievement and encourages them to continue to learn.

It could also be used to identify progress in their regular, out of school swimming lessons.

Pin Badge

Our Star Achiever pin badge is a special recognition for pupils who complete all six of the school swimming Awards plus the Aquatic Skills and Safe Self-Rescue Awards.