ASA Learn to Swim - Stage 1

In Stage1 of the ASA Learn to Swim Framework, pupils will develop basic movement skills, water confidence and safety awareness. Swimmers will be able to use aids e.g. arm bands and floats to help complete this stage.

Outcomes

By the end of Stage 1 of the ASA Learn to Swim Framework, pupils should have reached 13 outcomes. Swimmers can complete these outcomes with or without aids, equipment or support:

    1. Enter the water safely

    2. Move forwards for a distance of 5 metres

    3. Move backwards for a distance of 5 metres

    4. Move sideways for distance of 5 metres

    5. Scoop the water and wash face

    6. Be at ease with water showered from overhead

    7. Move into a stretched floating position using aids,equipment or support

    8. Regain an upright position from on the back with support

    9. Regain an upright position from on the front with support

    10. Push and glide in a horizontal position to or from a wall

    11. Take part in a teacher-led partner orientated game

    12. Demonstrate an understanding of pool rules

    13. Exit the water safely

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