Swimming Yr3-6

Published on Monday, 7 November 2016, 7:48 p.m. Print Article


From Monday 25 July to Friday5 August (Weeks 1 & 2), all Year 3 – 6 students will take part in the Swim to Survive programme.  The goal of the South Canterbury Swim for Life initiative is to ensure that primary schools students develop the fundamental swim and survive skills to be safer in, on and around water.  Schools involved in the South Canterbury Swim for Life initiative will receive a minimum standard of –


  • 10 lessons of 30 minutes duration, per year through Years 3 to 6;
  • quality instruction and exposure to a fundamental swim and survive programme;
  • instruction in the Caroline Bay Trust Aoraki Centre;
  • teacher professional development to provide quality swim and survive education delivered through Swimming NZ.

    The lessons cost $20.00 per student which is included in your Parent Contribution invoice.