School Swimming

school-swimming-300The School Swimming Service is committed to providing high quality programmes of swimming and aquatic activities to schools.

Schools benefit from a co-ordinated package which includes tuition/lifeguarding, pool hire, transport (where applicable) and supply cover. There is also flexibility within the service which allows us to cater for schools’ individual requirements.


How does it work?

School Swimming is a buy-in service available to all schools in Oldham.

The service works within National Curriculum guidelines to deliver physical activity and increase participation in sport.

First Aid Courses can be delivered in schools, workplaces and organisations, leading to formal qualification (min age 16).


About the teachers

All teachers are qualified Level 2 swimming teachers, have CRB clearance and hold a Pool Lifeguard certificate.

We also have a qualified tutor/trainer who delivers Lifeguard training and First aid courses

Teachers also work with local clubs to help young people progress with swimming, and mentor young volunteers who are not in education, employment or training.


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In addition to the day-to-day programme, School Swimming offers the following activities:

  • After school sessions tailored to schools’ individual needs
  • GCSE PE training and assessments
  • Full programme of Inter-School competitions/tournaments
  • Water Safety workshops in schools
  • Reach and Rescue training for school staff assisting on poolside
  • First Aid training courses


Pricing for 2018-19

Weekly half hour session x 38 weeks (01/04/2018 – 31/03/2019) – prices available on request subject to schools requirements

Additional swimming sessions: after school, GCSE etc – prices available on request subject to schools requirements

Reach and Rescue Courses – £35 per person

First Aid Courses – prices available on request


Contact and Ordering

Telephone: Anna Shiels or Amanda Newman – 0161 770 4051

or email using the contact form below:

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