Swim England

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International Aquatic Consultancy

Swim England can provide bespoke and in depth support to reach maximum potential within all areas of aquatics. Swim England will utilise insight-led methodology and international standards to produce comprehensive and robust strategic analysis. In collaboration with you Swim England will use the analysis to produce a roadmap for growth to promote long-term sustainability and growth. Full consultancy and services are available to strengthen your aquatic provision and future aspirations.

Learn to Swim Schemes of Work

A document for swimming teachers to ensure progressive lessons and assessment standards are met. It includes:

If you would like further information, please register your interest below.

Pool Schematics (including training)

Pool schematics is designed to enhance learn to swim business opportunities. A technical aquatic manager will assess your pool and then design layouts aligned with the Learn to Swim Programme. This includes online support and staff training, ensuring a seamless transition to the new layouts. Detailed explanations and best teaching practices will equip you to deliver an optimised Learn to Swim Programme.

Full Aquatic Review

Swim England will write a Full Aquatic Review that can be incorporated directly into an Aquatic Strategy. The review will not only make recommendations but will present an action plan for growth, inclusive of recommended targets.

Aquatic Health Check

A desktop analysis of swimming provision with recommendations to help identify growth opportunities, quality improvement and future collaboration areas.

Learn to Swim Workshops

Designed for Swim England partners delivering any of the four Learn to Swim Frameworks, these bespoke and interactive workshops are led by a Learn to Swim Technical Aquatics Manager. The workshops can be delivered online or face-to-face and are 2 hours long.

  • Pre-School programme workshop
  • Learn to Swim programme workshop
  • Adult Learn to Swim programme workshop
  • Water Safety programme workshop
  • School Swimming workshop
Workforce training development plan

Swim England will develop a teacher up-skilling training plan, presented in a structured format. The delivery of this plan will be individualised, as outlined below:

E-Learning – Learners study on their own pace online, it includes:

1 – Lesson Planning
2 – Adult Swimming
3 – Introduction to Disability Swimming
4 – Introduction to teaching the four strokes
5 – Basics of front crawl and the four strokes

CPD – 3hrs – Choice of selected Swim England CPDs to meet your workforce needs. Enquire for further details.

Learn to Swim – Online drop in session – = 1hr x 2 Sessions- Pre training plan meeting to run through the development plan, then post training plan to explain actions and further recommendations.

Teacher observations and feedback

The teacher observation process is a supportive programme to enable International Learn to Swim providers to celebrate successes, identify areas for improvement and aid the creation of training and development plans for their swimming teacher workforce. To include the observation(s) of your chosen swimming teacher(s) and a report submitted to the requested manager. Expenses to be added for travel and accommodation.


Staff to access the Safeguarding CPD which provides an insight into safeguarding issues specific to the aquatics environment, how to deal with those concerns and how to access support and advice. Find out more information.