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Why should I learn to swim?

The most important reason is that swimming is the only sport which can save you or your child's life. ... Drowning is still one of the most common causes of accidental death particularly in children, so being able to swim is an essential life-saving skill.


At Temple Hill we provide the opportunity for our pupils in Year 4 and Year 6 to learn to swim. Our aim is to teach all children the minimum requirements of the national curriculum specified for swimming.  We aim for 90% of our pupils in Year 6 leave school being able to swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of 25 metres and where possible using a range of strokes (eg: frontcrawl, backstroke, breaststroke).


Did you know?

Swimming as a family can be so much fun, whether you simply splash about, practice your swimming or just spend quality time as a family. It's not as expensive as you might think.   Please see below for current prices updated April 2018:


Adult Swim = £4.80

Child Swim = £3.25

Family Swim (2 adults, 1 child) = £12.00 and (2 adults, 2 children) = £15.00

Fairfield - Swimming pool timetable


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