Expected Standards Learn to Swim Framework
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.
Up Next in Stage 2
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
Stage 2 Outcome 8
Learners must move with chin on the surface or face in the water. Arms and legs must be in the water and learner must use both arms and legs for the entire 5 metres. This should be completed without the use of floatation equipment.