Swimming at Tower Hill

School Information

Academic Year 2022/23

Swimming sessions have been arranged for all children in Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6 to take place in the Spring and Summer Terms.


Academic Year 2021/22

Three year groups have benefited from swimming lessons this academic year: Y4, 5 & 6.

Each year group had a total of 5 hours swimming. They also benefitted from use of the large sports hall where they could play badminton for half an hour every week.

Year 4 end of session outcomes: 13% working at Award 1 (nonswimmer) Level
                                                     34% working at Award 5 level.


Year 5 – DATA to come


Year 6 end of sessions outcomes: 56% 33/59 children achieved the Year 6 National Curriculum outcomes and could therefore: 

  • swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres
  • use a range of strokes effectively (for example front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke)
  • perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations.


Academic Year 2020/21

Swimming did not take place this financial year due to leisure centre closures (Covid)


Academic Year 2019/20

Programme completed Y2 – 100% of children developed confidence in the water. End of 8-Session Program 100%: Lv 1+(water confidence) 84%: Lv 2+ 46%: Lv 3 (swim ≥10m) Outcome: HIGH impact

Y4 – 72% of children have made progress within their level or have progressed into a higher level. Outcome: GOOD Impact