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IB Learner Profile and Attitudes
Our focus during our first 2 units this year will be having the students learning at how…..
1 To be effective communicators, using both verbal and non verbal communication.
2 To be Principled when participating in activities and games, playing fairly and understanding the rules of games.
3 To be Knowledgeable and applying what they have learned through teaching others .
Some of the Attitudes we will focus on during swimming are displayed below….
Our first Swimming modules will be…
1 Water Confidence and submersion
2 Breathing control, floating and gliding
3 Kicking and swimming strokes.
Please ensure that swimming suits, goggles, caps and towels are named.
1 The students will work on streamline gliding and strokes.
2 The students will work on floating and an unsupported front float.
3 The students will work on relaxed breathing while floating and attempting strokes.
4 The students will participate in a variety of relay activities to practice their floating, freestyle and breathing.
5 The students will work on the speed of their freestyle swimming while sustaining their breathing, kicking and stroke technique.
6 The students will be participate in swimming for distance which will increase their stamina and endurance.