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++Welcome to Crampton Primary School++


All children have the opportunity to go swimming at the Castle Leisure Centre, Elephant and Castle, and are taught by qualified swimming instructors. All children are assessed and grouped at their first session.


Swimming forms part of the P.E curriculum for children in Key stage 1 and / or Key stage 2.


Pupils are taught to:

  • Swim competently and confidently
  • use a range of strokes eg. front crawl, back stroke and breaststroke
  • Perform safe self-rescue


Children at Crampton are expected to:

  • Attend every session and are expected to come with their full kit
  • Wear a swimming hat. This is for safety and hygiene reasons.


Swimming Kit

  • Girls - Swimming costume (No Bikini's)
  • Boys - Swimming trunks (No Bermuda style shorts)
  • Towel
  • No Jewellery
  • No creams or talcum powders except for medical reasons and prescribed by the GP or Nurse


Year Group Swimming Lessons:


Autumn Term

September 2016 to December 2016

  • Year One
  • Year Two
  • Year Three
  • Year Six


Spring Term

January 2017 - March 2017

  • Year Four
  • Year Five


Summer Term

April 2017 - July 2017

  • Reception