The children at Ellesmere Primary School enjoy the benefit of year round swimming lessons as part of our PE provision as we are fortunate enough to have an on-site swimming pool. Swimming is a big part of children’s education at Ellesmere Primary School. For the academic year 2019/20, all classes will once again have a weekly swimming lesson across the academic year from Reception to Year 6. We have our own Swimming Teachers and team of Lifeguards that provide help to the children throughout their swimming class.
In order to continue providing weekly curriculum swimming for all year groups, each term there is a small charge of £7 per term. This is a contribution to the cost of a lifeguard and pool maintenance as we receive no funding from the government or local council for the swimming pool. A payment item will be set up on Parent Pay at the beginning of each term.
Classes will swim as follows throughout the year: