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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.
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.
Learner to confidently exhale at the surface of the water. Teacher must be able to see bubbles being blown.
Demonstration must show wetting the head in an activity whilst remaining calm throughout.