Top Up Swimming


Swimming is not only a healthy activity, but acts as an essential life skill. Unless completed at KS1, swimming and water safety are staturtory activities at KS2- designed to ensure that all children are able to swim unaided over a distance of at least 25 metres. Swimming is also one of the ten strands within the PE and Sport Strategy for Young People (PESSYP).


What is top up Swimming? 


Top up swimming is an intervention designed to enable every child to achieve the KS2 standard of swimming at primary school. Pupils will also be expected to develop the other range of skills related to the KS2 requirements, which are about general water confidence and water safety.


The extra lessons top up swimming involves are designed to build on the exsisting swimming arrangements that a school should be running. It exsists to support students during term time.




Laura Goodswen

Laura Goodswen
School Sports Coordinator (SSCo) Diss cluster

Email: [email protected]


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