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Plymouth College, Ford Park Road, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 6RN.

 

STAGE 6: WHALES

 

By the end of Stage 6 of the ASA Learn to Swim Framework, pupils should have reached 11 outcomes. Swimmers should complete these outcomes without support:

 

1. Demonstrate an understanding of preparation for exercise

2. Sink, push off on side from the wall, glide, kick and rotate into backstroke

3. Sink, push off on side from the wall, glide, kick and rotate into front crawl

4. Swim 10 metres wearing clothes

5. Swim front crawl to include at least six rhythmical breaths (refer to the ASA expected stroke standards sheet)

6. Swim breaststroke to include at least six rhythmical breaths (refer to the ASA expected stroke standards sheet)

7. Swim butterfly to include at least three rhythmical breaths (refer to the ASA expected stroke standards sheet)

8. Swim 25 metres, choice of stroke • is optional (refer to the ASA expected stroke standards sheet)

9. Perform a ‘shout and signal’ rescue

10. Perform a surface dive**

11. Exit the water without using steps