Swimming Lessons

Hammond currently provides swimming instruction during key stage 2 which is funded by the Academy.

The children have 12 lessons 1/2 hour lessons which run in either the spring or summer term. During this time the children are taught to:

  • swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres
  • use a range of strokes effectively
  • perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations


The percentage of our current year 6 children able to swim 25m or more is 89%