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Intent of our Swimming Provision


As part of our PE curriculum we provide our Upper KS2 pupils (Yr5 & Yr6) the opportunity to learn and develop their swimming skills. It is our aim that ALL of our pupils will access swimming lessons during their time at Whitehouse Community Primary School. Additional funding from the PE Premium is also being utilised to provide additional swimming lessons during the summer term to year 6 pupils. The additional swimming sessions provides selected pupils the additional opportunity to achieve the recommended swimming achievements as outlined in the KS2 PE National Curriculum.    



Implementation of our Swimming Provision


Swimming Timetable


Please see attached the timetable for all 2020/21 swimming lessons.

2020/2021 Swimming - TBC

Additional Swimming Information


Venue: All swimming lesson will take place at Fore Street Swimming Pool.


Duration: As stated on the timetable, with the exception of the year 6 additional swimming, classes will attend either a 5 or 6 week block of swimming lessons.


Timings: 2020/2021 Timings TBC


Pick Up: Unless otherwise informed, all classes will dismiss from the main office (Marlow Road office) on their return to school. Please note that pick up time will be at the slightly later time of 3:35pm.   


Swimming Kit


Pupils will need – either a one-piece swimming costume for girls or swimming trunks for boys (NOT SHORTS), towel and swimming hat (essential). Swimming hats are available to purchase from the school office at £1.10 each if required. Please note that aerosol deodorants and talcum powder are not permitted in the Fore Street changing rooms. All jewellery must also be removed prior to the swimming lessons. If a pupil is well enough for school, but not well enough to swim, a letter from parents explaining the reason is required.


Impact of Swimming Provision