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Level 2: Learning Outcomes

The student will:

  • demonstrate confidence through a variety of activities
  • demonstrate at least one new aquatics skill
  • show an understanding of swimming concepts (streamlining symmetry etc.) by answering the tasks in relevant and varied ways
  • participate in tasks to heighten their awareness of personal safety
  • submit a log of their learning

 

CONTENT FRAMEWORK - Level 2

Level 2 aquatics has been designed using a thematic approach. Each unit identifies a specific focus and a bank of tasks is included, through which students can explore the theme.
These tasks have been categorised in the same style as in level 1; i.e., stroke, entry, games and safety.
Teachers should / can feel free to draw on or adapt to suit individual needs.

  

   

UNIT 1
(floating)

UNIT 2
(Streamlining)

UNIT 3
(Symmetry)

UNIT 4
(Asymmetry)

UNIT 5
(Groupwork)

UNIT 6
(Assessment & Gala)

 

Entry

  • Straddle
    jumps
  • Slip in
  • Ways to
    submerge
  • Jumps
  • Dives
  • Turns
  • Starts
  • Jumps
  • Dives
  • Shore entry
  • Sitting entries
  • Straddle
  • Follow leader
  • Matching entries
  • Assessment one entry

Stroke

  • Breathing
  • Push 'n glide
  • Sculling
  • Modified strokes
  • Part of strokes
  • Breathing
  • Breast stroke (new stroke)
  • Back crawl
  • Front crawl
  • Double arm
    back crawl
  • Breast
    stroke
  • Dolphin kick
  • Front crawl
  • Back crawl
  • Snorkling

 

  • Contrast with partner
  • Synchronise stroke
  • Sculling
  • Group sculling
  • Routine

 

  • Assessment
  • Choice of stroke
  • Breathing

Water Games

  • Exploration of flotation aids
  • Treading
  • Circle game
  • Floating tag
  • Endurance relay
  • Swim outside body line
  • Water polo
  • Towing

 

  • Circuit
  • Jumping
  • Back jumps
  • Volleyball
    block
  • Throwing catching games
  • Asymmetric circuit

 

  • Water Polo
  • Skills Games

 

  • Gala

Safety

  • Help position
  • Mushroom float
  • Huddle
  • Clothes float
  • Talk rescue
  • Safety
  • Land based tow
  • Streamlined
  • Swimming in clothes

 

  • Surface dive
  • Inverted
    breast
    stroke
  • Open water
    safety code
  • Treading water
  • Side stroke
  • Help sign

 

  • Land based rescue
  • Talk rescue
  • Reach rescue
  • Group systematic pool search

 

  • Log book notes
 

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Additional Resource(s):

  •  Pre Aquatics Planning Session

 

  •  Breast stroke

 

  •  Butterfly

 

  •  Sculling

 

  •  Breast stroke/sidestroke

 

  •  Systematic Search Pattern Task Card

 

  •  Water Polo

 

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 15:54
 

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