Year 6 Swimming Competency

The school is required to publish information about meeting National Curriculum requirements related to swimming  and water safety.

School swimming lessons take place for Years 4 and 5 in Terms 2 and 3 at Lewes Leisure Centre on Wednesday mornings led by teachers from Wave Leisure and Mrs Saxby.

Percentage of pupils within our year 6 cohort that can do each of the following:

  • Swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres: 87.5%
  • Use a range of strokes effectively: 75%
  • Perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations: 81.25%


We currently have 16 pupils in our Year 6 cohort