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Badges Information

To find out more about badges please download the ASA National Plan for Teaching Swimming - Journey through Aquatics.

The Swimmer’s ‘journey through aquatics’ starts with Foundation, a programme for developing early years water confidence, which is encouraged through sessions such as ‘parent and baby’ and ‘pre-school’ sessions. The emphasis is upon development of very basic motor skills and introduction to water and the swimming environment through fun and games. The ASA Duckling Awards provide rewards appropriate for this section.

The next stage along the journey takes a Swimmer through Fundamental Movement Skills; Stage 1 to 7 of the National Plan for Teaching Swimming. These are smaller stepping-stones for Swimmers who are not yet ready for Stage 1 of the NPTS and who may have ADDITIONAL NEEDS requirements in order to progress into Stage 1 of the NPTS. The Awards range specific to this section is the ‘ASA Alpha Awards’.


Assessments

Assessments for new swimmers with the BSSA take place every Sunday starting at 12.30pm and 12.45pm. Places are limited so please call 01527 572129 to book.



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Official Opening
Official OpeningThe official opening of Cobham Theatre and Routh Concert Hall took place on the evening of 22nd November 2017...more
Forest School Adventures
Forest School AdventuresWednesday morning saw Year 1 venturing out into Forest School...more
Table Tennis Championships
Table Tennis ChampionshipsOn Tuesday, the boys' U19 and U16 teams took part in the Worcestershire County school table tennis championships...more

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