Energize and Swim England have joined forces to bring the latest resources and training to help school staff gain the skills and knowledge required to deliver high quality school swimming sessions.

Swim England Swim Charter

Schools who sign up to the School Swimming and Water Safety Charter will:

  • Gain exclusive access to an extensive set of resources and advice to help improve lesson quality and impact
  • Receive regular updates, tips and news to keep your lessons fun and exciting
  • Receive printed and access to digital resources each year, to help reward and recognise pupil achievement 

Cost: £36

To sign up to the Charter, click here.

School Swimming and Water Safety Overview

This free interactive resource gives you an introduction to School Swimming and Water Safety with guidance on national curriculum standards and a summary of the core aquatic and safe self-rescue skills that all pupils should achieve.

Lasting an hour, this online resource is available as soon as you are booked on and it can be accessed multiple times.

To sign up, simply click here.

Support Teacher of School Swimming Training

Aimed at staff who will actively assist in the delivery of school swimming lessons to small groups of similar ability pupils, the Support Teacher of Schools Swimming course will cover:

  • How to identify activities that will positively impact students' learning
  • Health and Safety considerations of organising and delivering a school swimming programme
  • How swimming and water safety can be delivered to meet school swimming outcomes

Costing £40 per person, the course involves 6 hours of online learning which can be completed at your convenience.

To book, click here.

    Teacher of School Swimming Training

    For staff who will deliver school swimming lessons, the Teacher of School Swimming course will cover:

    • Planning and evaluating a school swimming programme
    • Creating, delivering and evaluating lesson plans in line with the National Curriculum
    • Understanding the technical aspects of the different strokes

    Costing £65 per person, it is blended course - 6 hours of online learning followed by one day of face to face poolside teaching.

    Please see below for available course dates and booking links.

    Courses available:

    Date:  19th November, 2021

    Time:  8.30am - 4pm

    Venue:  Haberdashers' Abraham Darby Leisure Centre TF7 5HX

    Cost:  £65 per person

    Booking link:  https://www.swimming.org/ios/course/5463

    Date:  16th March, 2022

    Time:  8.30am - 4pm

    Venue:  Teme Leisure Centre, Ludlow SY8 1DR

    Cost:  £65 per person

    Booking link:  https://www.swimming.org/ios/course/5491

    Date:  1st April, 2022

    Time:  8.30am - 4pm

    Venue:  Shrewsbury School, SY3 7BA

    Cost:  £65 per person

    Booking link: https://www.swimming.org/ios/course/5492 

    Bespoke CPD

    If your school is interested in offering staff bespoke swimming CPD as part of twilight sessions or trainings days, we can liaise with a qualified Institute of Swimming instructor to discuss your requirements.

    Please contact [email protected]