St. Joseph's National School


Co. Westmeath


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Swimming lessons

By Michelle Maleady, Jan 7 2019 09:18PM

The pupils from 3rd to 6th class started their first of six swimming lessons today in Mullingar swimming pool. Aquatics is an important part of the P.E curriculum in Primary school. They will learn about the strand units of aquatics over the course of the six weeks.

These include-

1. Hygiene

2. Water safety

3. Entry to and exit from the water

4. Buoyancy and propulsion

5. Stroke development

6. Water-based ball games

7.Understanding and appreciation of aquatics.

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