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Level 1: Learning Outcomes

The student will (appropriate to their own level):

  • participate in variety of simple water games
  • swim on front and back (in each case using a recognised stroke)
  • select and perform appropriate water entry methods (where pool rules permit)
  • perform basic personal survival skills
  • demonstrate a knowledge of elementary principles of landbased rescue
  • display an understanding of the benefits of swimming as an aerobic exercise.

 

CONTENT FRAMEWORK - Level 1

 

 

UNIT 1

UNIT 2

UNIT 3

UNIT 4

UNIT 5

UNIT 6

 

Entry

Safe Entry (wade)

Feet first Assisted entry

Feet first and/or head first entry

Variety of jumps and dives

Safe Entry (wade)

Assess 2 entries

Stroke

Travel across pool

Push, glide and kick

Propel on front and back

Arm action, front and back, full stroke

Travel across pool

Propel 25m

Aqua Fitness

Aqua warm-up jumping etc.

C.V. aqua activity

Pulse taking

Pulse taking

Aqua warm-up jumping etc.

 

Safety

Personal Safety

Talk Rescue

Survival skills "Mushroom", "HELP", "Huddle", signal for help

Land Rescue & survival skills (treading surface dives, evasive action)

Personal Safety

Demo land rescue and survival skills

 

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Resource(s):

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Additional Resource(s):

Front crawl

 Back crawl

 Aquafitness (a)

 Aquafitness (b)

 Aquafitness (c)

 Water confidence/Games

 Games

 

UNIT 1 : The student will:

  • be able to enter the water safely feet first
  • cross the pool
  • participate in warm-up activity
  • understand the rules of personal swimming safety

 UNIT 2 : The student will:

  • demonstrate different ways of entering the water feet first
  • demonstrate push glide and kick techniques
  • participate in a series of aqua fitness exercises with emphasis on cardiovascular development
  • learn talk rescue

UNIT 3 : The student will:

  • perform a feet first or head first entry
  • move through the water on front or back
  • take their pulse
  • learn reach or throw rescue

UNIT 4 : The student will:

  • develop full strokes (back and front), emphasis on arm action
  • take each others' pulse
  • learn basic survival skills - Mushroom Huddle & Signal

UNIT 5 : The student will:

  • perform new entry technique with head first in mind
  • demonstrate an efficient breathing technique
  • participate in simple aqua fit circuit
  • be able to perform land rescue and survival skills e.g. tread water, surface dives, evasive and skills

UNIT 6 : Assessment: The student will

  • demonstrate 2 entry techniques
  • propel themselves up to 25m
  • perform rescue and survival skills

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 February 2010 15:51
 

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