Expected Standards Pre-School Framework

Expected Standards Pre-School Framework

8 Seasons

Expected Standards Pre-School Framework
  • Discovery Duckling 3 Outcome 1

    Episode 1

    Learners should be encouraged to sit on the side and wait for adult instruction. The learner sits on the side unsupported but under close supervision and is drawn in toward the adult in the water. The adult then returns the learner to poolside.

    For younger babies use a lying entry: the baby lie...

  • Discovery Duckling 3 Outcome 2

    Episode 2

    Learner to comfortably lie on the back fully supported by an adult using a cheek to cheek, shoulder support or yoke hold.

  • Discovery Duckling 3 Outcome 3

    Episode 3

    Encourage the learner on their front to reach and grab toys scattered around the pool on the surface of the water, whilst the adult supports travel around the pool.

  • Discovery Duckling 3 Outcome 4

    Episode 4

    Adults to support the learner in completing the 180 degree rotation under the armpits. This can be done as a log roll from front to back or back to front or as an upright turn. The supporting adult will rotate the learner, without removing their hands, onto their forearm and back again.

  • Discovery Duckling 3 Outcome 5

    Episode 5

    Learner to comfortably lie on the front fully supported by an adult using a cheek-to-cheek, shoulder support or yoke hold. Once fully supported the adult will move backwards in the water supporting the learner to maintain a streamlined position.

  • Discovery Duckling 3 Outcome 6

    Episode 6

    Supporting adult to pour water on learner's face by using equipment such as a watering can, cup or bucket.

  • Discovery Duckling 3 Outcome 7

    Episode 7

    With the use of floatation equipment such as arm discs or noodles and, fully supported by an adult, the learner should move backwards using arms and legs.

  • Discovery Duckling 3 Outcome 8

    Episode 8

    With full adult support, the learner holds on to the wall or rail. The learner is then encouraged to move using a hand on hand motion toward the steps or ladder. Floatation equipment such as noodles or arm discs can be used along with full adult support.

  • Discovery Duckling 3 Outcome 9

    Episode 9

    Learner sits on the side unsupported but under close supervision. Another adult maintains contact with the learner whilst the participating adult climbs out next to the learner. For younger learners, use a lying exit. Or the accompanying adult must show they are able to safely exit the water, whi...