Grade 1, 2, 3 and 4 classes have just completed the Swim and Survive programme as part of the swimming component of their Physical Education lessons.
The Swim and Survive programme is a comprehensive swimming and water safety initiative of the Australian Royal Life Saving Association that seeks to increase the swimming and water safety skills of all children in order to prevent drowning and increase participation in safe aquatic activity.
Swim and Survive programme provides a level of protection and aims to provide children with solid foundation skills in swimming, survival and basic rescue skills. In addition to a developing strong and effective swimming techniques, Swim and Survive teaches theory and problem solving technqiues that relate to personal survival and water safety,
Students recently completed this online quiz to demonstrate their knowledge of safety techniques. Certificates recognizing Swim and Survive competency will be distributed with reports at the end of the year.