Expected Standards Learn to Swim Framework
Stage 2 Outcome 4
Learner must start the movement from a flat floating position on the front with the face in the water. Learners can make use of floatation equipment but are not permitted to use a Level 1 Swimming Assistant or wall to achieve this outcome. Finishing position is for the learner to be in an upright position (floating or standing depending on the depth of the water).
Up Next in Stage 2
Stage 2 Outcome 5
Learner starts with hands placed on the wall/bar/trough and feet placed on
wall, toes under water surface. Push in a controlled manner into a stretched position with arms above head or by the side. Ears and back of head to remain in the water throughout.
Stage 2 Outcome 6
Learners must push from a wall with arms extended over ears, face in the water, legs together, toes pointed. Start position may be from hands on the wall or from a standing position with arms out in front
ready to push.
Stage 2 Outcome 7
Ensure the learner’s ears are in the water, toes are at the surface and there is minimal splash. This should be completed without the use of