Free Digital resources

These resources are accessible to members of the Swim England School Swimming and Water Safety Charter:

  • Free downloadable Awards (schools only). These include eight core Awards (Awards 1-6, Aquatic Skills Award and Self Rescue Award). There are also six Foundation Awards (Foundation Awards 1-5 and Water Safety Awareness Award) designed to provide support and recognition to pupils with special educational needs, disabilities or other needs.
  • Lesson plans.
  • Guidance documents.
  • Videos giving you guidance on lesson delivery across all the national curriculum outcomes and tips and ideas.
  • Resources for school teachers to use in the classroom, including fun activities and cross-curricular ideas.
  • Templates to help deliver lessons and record pupil achievements.
  • Templates to use in communications with parents, swimming teachers and lesson providers.
  • Water safety presentation for pupils for use in classroom or assembly.
  • School Swimming charter digital logo stamp to use on printed and online materials.

To access the digital resources, please sign-in. If you haven’t signed up, you can sign up for free using this link.

Purchasable resources

By becoming a member of the Swim England School Swimming and Water Safety Charter, schools will have the option to purchase the following physical resources:

  • Foundation awards
  • Passports
  • Sets of stickers
  • Pin badges
  • Waterproof syllabus guidance cards
  • Head to the Swim England Webshop or phone 0800 220 292 to order passports, stickers or pin badges.