Expected Standards Pre-School Framework
Duckling 3 Outcome 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.
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Duckling 3 Outcome 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
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
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.