Swimming Stages Changed

New swimming badge changes

Swimming Badges Are Changing

Swim England are changing their badge system. New badges have been introduced into the stages, whilst others have been moved to a different stage. This could have an impact on your child's pass percentage.

What changes are being made?

Here are the awards for each stage from Stage 4 - 10.

Stage 4:

- 5m Butterfly          - 5m Backstroke    - Preliminary Safety Skills

- 5m Breaststroke    - 5m Front Crawl

Stage 5:

- 10m Butterfly          - 10m Backstroke   

- 10m Breaststroke    - 10m Front Crawl

Stage 6:

- Distance Award 25m

- Personal Survival 1

Stage 7:

- 25m Backstroke        - 25m Front Crawl

- Distance Award 50m  - Distance Award 100m

Stage 8:

- Personal Survival 2     - Distance Award 400m

- Bronze Challenge

Stage 9:

- Silver Challenge Award     - Distance Award 800m

Stage 10:

- Gold Challenge Award     - Distance Award 1500m

These badges have been removed

- Water skills 1-6 awards

- Distance Awards 200m, 600m, 1000m

 These changes could effect your child's pass percentage. If you would like more information contact our team on 01298 766142