More than 3.4 million seven to 11-year-olds in England are failing to meet minimum standards that have been brought in for swimming lessons outside of school, it’s been revealed.
The research, released by national governing body Swim England, found that 96 per cent of youngsters are stopping lessons too early – a figure which has risen slightly during the coronavirus pandemic.
Only 142,000 seven to 11-year-olds – four per cent – are meeting the required grade.
The research also found that while 81 per cent of parents want their children to learn to swim so they […]
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Working in partnership with Lancashire, Wyre and Lancaster Council, YMCA Fleetwood, YMCA Thornton & YMCA Lancaster are running a free holiday club programme for children on free school meals. Come and enjoy fun activities, healthy meals and more!
Funded by the Department for Education, the Holiday Activity and Food programme (HAF) provides free meals and fun activities for children and young people in Wyre who are eligible for benefits- related free school meals.
The sessions will include a variety of fun activities alongside a nutritious meal each day. They are a great opportunity for young people to get out and […]
Coming to YMCA Fleetwood from Tuesday 18th May 9.30am
HIITCARDIO is a 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout that improves cardiovascular fitness, increases speed and burns calories. This workout uses a variety of body weight exercises and provides a challenge for all fitness levels […]