Duckling 1 Outcome 1
Learner sits or stands on the side unsupported but under close supervision and is drawn in toward the adult in the water. Adult then returns the learner to poolside.
Duckling 1 Outcome 2
The learner must take a deep breath and hold their breath to ensure they are floating at the surface of the water. Encourage the learner to stretch into a star float, maintaining the position with adult support behind the head.
Duckling 1 Outcome 3
Learner to confidently exhale at the surface of the water. Teacher must be able to see bubbles being blown.
Duckling 1 Outcome 4
Demonstration must show wetting the head in an activity whilst remaining calm throughout.
Duckling 1 Outcome 5
Learner should demonstrate long legs with a small splash, the kick originating from the hip and hips near the surface of the water. Floatation equipment can be used. The adult supports the head.
Duckling 1 Outcome 6
Travel may be with or without floatation equipment. Walking or paddling in deep or shallow water.
Duckling 1 Outcome 7
Learner sits or stands on the side unsupported but under close supervision and is drawn in toward the adult in the water. Adult then rotates and returns to poolside.
Duckling 1 Outcome 8
Learner may make use of a ladder or steps, beach pool approach, climbing, or use an adult to assist. A disability hoist may also be used.