Year 5 Swimming

We have been seeing lots of improvements our swimming this half term. Lots of children are gaining water confidence, and making huge progress on their swimming journey.

Why should we learn how to swim?

Swimming is a great way to relax, improve fitness and ultimately have a lot of fun! We are lucky enough to have ’The Wave’ in Coventry town centre at our doorstep!

Can you have a career in swimming?

How can I improve at swimming?

27 thoughts on “Year 5 Swimming

  1. We need to learn how to swim to help us in future and in a crisis. You can have a career in swimming because you teach people and then get lots of money

  2. We should know how to swim because you could be in a situation where you are drowning, and if you know how to swim you can save yourself.

  3. Why should we learn how to swim?
    We should learn how to swim because in the future when you are in danger and you’re in the sea, you can swim to safety to prevent yourself from drowning

  4. We should learn how to swim because it is a life skill and is essential whenever your near water. You can have a career in swimming if you just work hard. You can improve your swimming by doing long, floppy legs and cup your hands together.

  5. I went to the wave on Sunday
    You should learn how to swim because if your in an ocean and need help or sinking you need to swim back to the nearest land or a boat.
    Yes you could have a career on swimming
    I can improve at swimming by holding my head up so I can breathe and I’m not holding my breath throughout the whole thing .

  6. We should learn how to swim because it is a life skill.
    You can have a career in swimming because you can be a lifeguard or you can teach swimming yourself.
    I can improve to swim with my arms and legs at the same time when I swim.

  7. 1. You should learn to swim to survive an apocalyptic natural disaster.
    2. You can have a career in swimming as a swimming teacher or an athletic swimmer in sports competitions.

  8. You should know how to swim because you might be in a ocean and you
    we’re about to die because you can’t swim.

    Yes you can have a career of swimming.

    I need improve on my arms.

  9. Its important because if there was a accident at a beach or in the ocean you should swim back to the place where you started.
    I went to the wave with my sister and mum

  10. I like swimming but when I get out and in it is so cold but it get warm in a minute.
    We should learn how to keep our body up in the pool.

  11. We have to learn to swim, because people can drown, and they might be in serious pain.
    People should learn to swim of the drowning that’s causing them to die.

    Someone in my class is scared to go on the water, but he’s learning how to swim very well,
    So that’s why u have to learn. Or you could use those floaty things and float in the water.

  12. Why should we learn how to swim?
    It is important because you might sink
    Can you have a career in swimming?
    by practicing
    How can I improve at swimming?
    By moving my legs

  13. 1. We should learn because swimming is a life skill, it saves peoples lives from drowning.
    2. Yes you can as a life guard and a famous swimmer.

  14. Swimming is an important because its an very important life skill and a skill . For an example, if you wentbto the beach and wanted to swim you wouldnt know how too.

  15. We should learn how to swim by being able to use your legs properly in swimming as the are very important.
    I think that you can have a career in swimming if you keep on practicing.
    We can learn how to swim by learning how to swim in the correct motion and being able to to not touch the ground whilst doing a full length and practicing (if possible).

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