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Water Safety

We  believe that in teaching children to swim, we also have a responsibility to teach them to respect the dangers that water can present and how to keep themselves and others safe while they are around it.
 
Dylan was a healthy boy and a competent swimmer who lost his life due to cold water shock after going for a swim in a quarry. Find out more by copy and pasting this link to your browser:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUixlG4f0VEWe
and please sign the petition and support the campaign to get water safety taught in all schools by copying and pasting this link: http://petition.parliment.uk/petitions/124748



Our STA International Learn to Swim Programme emphasises water safety early on introducing skills such as treading water as soon as the children start to swim. 






We hold a pyjama parties every year for Children in Need and a clothes week during STA Learn to Swim week every May. All our swimmers whatever their age or ability join in and are introduced to water safety issues.




We hold a Junior Lifeguard competition each year during Water Safety Week. Here are some of our past champions. 














We run weekly STA Junior Lifeguard Academy during term time and.............







Junior Lifeguard / Junior Medic courses during the summer holidays




 

 


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