School swimming

School swimming

swimming pool

Buckinghamshire Council commission the Bucks School Swimming Partnership (BSSP) to provide school swimming information, advice and guidance to Buckinghamshire schools on safe practise in swimming, to keep everyone involved in school swimming safe.

Bucks Council produce a Safe Practice in School Swimming Policy and Guidance which sets out policies and provides guidance and advice on safe practice in school swimming, whether at a school pool, hydrotherapy pool, public pool or during school visits.  Their website  provides national and local guidance; links to partner and national organisations; School Swimming Award criteria and certificates, along with termly newsletters etc.

The BSSP provide essential school swimming teaching and swimming safety training and qualifications, along with bespoke training to enable school staff to safely support and undertake school swimming as per the policy.

Working in partnership will ensure a consistent joined up approach in the planning and delivery of safe, high quality school swimming lessons.

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