Expected Standards Pre-School Framework

Expected Standards Pre-School Framework

8 Seasons

Expected Standards Pre-School Framework
  • Duckling 3 Outcome 1

    Episode 1

    Start with toes over the edge of pool, jump upwards and forwards whilst eyes look forward throughout. Land feet first into the water. This may be performed with or without submerging.

  • Duckling 3 Outcome 2

    Episode 2

    Learner must take a deep breath and hold breath to ensure they are floating at the surface of the water. Star float or mushroom float can be used. Maintain the position without adult support.

  • Duckling 3 Outcome 3

    Episode 3

    A variety of methods may be used to demonstrate this including: hands on floor (as in beach area, stepped area or very shallow pool); floats; arm bands; hands holding the wall; feet hooked under bar whilst lying on the back; use of steps or a Level 1 Swimming Assistant may help the learner.

  • Duckling 3 Outcome 4

    Episode 4

    The learner must submerge the head or tilt the head downward with or without goggles. Learners may perform this whilst holding a wall, standing, with floatation equipment, or with adult support. The teacher must be able to see bubbles being blown.

  • Duckling 3 Outcome 5

    Episode 5

    Travel may be with or without floatation equipment or support, walking or paddling; in deep or shallow water.

  • Duckling 3 Outcome 6

    Episode 6

    Learner should demonstrate long legs with a small splash, the kick originating from the hip and hips near the surface of the water. Stretched arms with both hands on a float. Face may be in or out of the water.

  • Duckling 3 Outcome 7

    Episode 7

    Start with a slide-in entry or a jump. This may be performed with or without submerging. Rotation to be around the vertical axis followed by returning to the point of entry and holding on to the side or rail.

  • Duckling 3 Outcome 8

    Episode 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.