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The Swim School
Swimming and Health & Safety Courses

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January 24, 2018



Frequently Asked Questions

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Do I need to wear a swim Hat ?

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Yes in accordance with the Pools Health and Safety Policy, Hats must be worn at all times

Q.

How much will it cost me?

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Lessons are paid for in advance on a termly basis, see latest booking form for current pricing.

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How long will it take me to swim?

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All children have different learning abilities the programme is designed to allow children to develop at their own pace but will be encouraged to take termly tests to prove their progress

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How long are the lesson?

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Lessons are for half hour duration

Q.

How do I know which class/ability to book?

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Assessments are carried out at the beginning of your course to determine the child’s level and they   are placed in the appropriate class according to their ability

Q.

How many others will be in my class?

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Guidelines stipulate that only 6 children can be taught in any one group at any one time, children with a greater dependency may receive extra help within the class by an experienced helper

Q.

Do you run an award scheme?

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Yes all children are encouraged to work toward recognised swimming awards on a structured programme, awards are gained termly and certificates and badges available according to ability attained

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Can I have a trial lesson?

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Yes a trial lesson is available, it is within your child’s best interests to be assessed by our trained staff to assess their ability and to familiarise the child with the water environment, any problems are addressed, the child’s happiness is of paramount concern.