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PE at key stages 1 and 2    (Year 3/4/5/6)

Unit 16: Swimming activities and water safety (2) Developing and competent swimmers

About this unit

In this unit children focus on swimming more fluently, improving their swimming strokes, and learning personal survival techniques.

In all swimming activities, children have to keep afloat and propel themselves through water. Learning to swim enables them to take part in a range of water-based activities.

Sections in this unit

This unit is divided into sections. Each section contains a sequence of activities with related objectives and outcomes. You can view this unit by moving through the sections or print/download the whole unit.
1. Acquiring and developing skills
2. Selecting and applying skills, tactics and compositional ideas
3. Knowledge and understanding of fitness and health
4. Evaluating and improving performance