Our Award Scheme

Swimtime Learn to Swim Award Scheme

This Learn to Swim Programme is based around an Aquatic Journey that allows all our swimmers to identify with our Aquatic Friends as to which level they are at.

Delivered through a high quality of teaching of swimming and Education around the Aquatic Environment, giving a broad, balanced and inclusive swimming lesson experience.

Assist the Swimtime swimming teachers understanding of how they can use high-quality swimming lesson provision as a tool for improvement. Also, to interpret the Swimtime Learn to Swim pathway in a more innovative way so it meets the needs of the swimmers better and enhances achievements.

Developing continuity and supports a Swimtime Approach to improve and raise standards.
As the swimmers’ progress through our Aquatic Adventure they will achieve Awards in line with the programme structure and criteria, which will be assessed and monitored throughout, this allows a smooth transition through each stage within each level.

Tabitha and Terry Turtles

Tabitha and Terry guide our Baby Swimtime swimmers (0-3yrs) through a fantastic 4 stage programme that takes our Baby Swimtime from birth with parental support through to our Swimtots programme.

This programme is not only about ensuring the infant has the confidence in and around the water it also enables the adult to develop and learn new developmental bonding skills with their children.

Did you know? – Turtles have great night vision and their favourite foods are fruit, snails, algae and plants.

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Polly Prawn

Polly guides our Swimtime Tots (3yrs) through 4 fabulous stages over a two-year period.

This programme is about helping the swimmers swim unassisted whilst they begin to learn the skills required in different strokes and breathing strategies in the water.

Did you know? – Prawns are small crustaceans with long thin bodies and spend most of their time on the seabed. Their favourite foods are other fishes leftovers and food that may be drifting in the water.

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Ethan Electric Eel

Ethan guides swimmers (4yrs plus) through a 3 stage programme.

In this programme swimmers experience being in the water for the first time on their own!

Did you know? – Eel’s discharge electricity from their body like a taser! Their favourite foods are shrimps, crabs and meat.

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Paloma Puffer Fish

Paloma guides Swimtime swimmers through a 3 step programme, further developing skills.

Did you know? – Puffer Fish can quickly transform to a ball like shape in seconds. Their favourite foods are mussels, clams, shellfish and algae.

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Rocco Rockfish

Rocco guides Swimtime swimmers through a 3 stage programme.

Did you know? – Rockfish dive deep during winter months. their favourite foods are shrimps, jellyfish and squid!

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Sabina Stingray

Sabina guides Swimtime swimmers through a programme made up of 2 stages.

Did you know? – Stingrays spend most of their time hiding in the sand. Their favourite foods are plankton, crabs, snails and oysters!

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Suki Salmon

Suki guides Swimtime swimmers through a programme made up of 3 stages.

Did you know? – Salmon grow faster in the summer than winter! Their favourite foods are terrestrial and aquatic insects.

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Barry Barracuda

Barry guides Swimtime swimmers through a 3 step programme!

Did you know? – Barry and his Barracuda friends can swim at the speed of 25mph and they like shiny objects!

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