From this year, schools are required to publish how many Year 6 pupils have met the national curriculum requirements relating to swimming and water safety.   


Swimming at Thackley Primary School
All pupils at Thackley Primary School learn to swim at Eccleshill Swimming Pool when they are in Year 4. Children attend weekly swimming lessons and are taught a number of different strokes giving them opportunities to become proficient swimmers throughout their time in Year 4. 
Swimming attainment of Year 6 pupils 2017-2018
Of the children in our current year 6 cohort :
75% of children are able to swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of least 25 metres.  
61% of children are able to use a range of strokes efficiently. 
44% of children are able to perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations