Jump to content
The Education Forum

Recommended Posts

Last week our Government launched a SWIMMING CHARTER - Dfes & Dcms. The charter has many examples , case studies of schools, recreation and LEA departments working together - "pooling" resources. I believe swimming is important within PE, a life ,survival skill. I would like to know what other colleagues think of the place of Swimming within the teaching of PE?

Keith

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 4 months later...

In Sweden it has become such a great concern to see to it that all children of 5th grade and up can swim that the government has financed extra lessons (at PE time) for all that can't. The goal is that all 5th graders should be able to at least swim 200 meters. I'm not a PE teacher but I think that this question is essential since, as you point out, it's a survival skill. So I'm pleased with the governments action! :unsure:

Edited by Anders
Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 4 months later...

Please sign in to comment

You will be able to leave a comment after signing in



Sign In Now
×
×
  • Create New...