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Swimming at Grove Primary School


At Grove Primary we use Water Lane Leisure Centre to support this area of the physical education curriculum. We aim children will, by the end of Year 6 be able to swim 25 metres using different strokes and perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations.

They will also learn:

· Confidence Building

· Stroke Improvement

· Self Rescue Skills

· Water Safety

· Basic Life Saving

· Certificates to prove attainment.

Our staff and those at Water Lane are always ensuring the safety and well-being of pupils during all swimming lessons.


Percentage of children in Y6 who can swim 25m:

2021 - 63%

2020 - 67%

2019 - 65%

2018 - 60%

2017 - 40%