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SEN Swimming Lessons

Service/Activity is chargeable
Suitable for children and young people with SEND

Description of Scheme


This scheme offers small group swimming lessons for Children & Young People (C&YP) with an Educational and Health Care Plan (EHCP), including Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Down’s Syndrome (DS or DNS), Global Developmental Delay (GDD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Fragile X and Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), to promote a lifelong participation in sports as a part of a healthy, active lifestyle. 


All staff are fully qualified Swim England Level 1 and Level 2 swimming teachers and have  extensive experience working with C&YP with an EHCP across various educational and community settings. All staff have knowledge and practice in structured teaching, visual resourcing, intensive interaction, de-escalation and early intervention techniques and strategies, positive handling and challenging behaviour.


Summary Scheme

This scheme has been designed to meet the individual needs of C&YP with an EHCP and operates several different frameworks through the Swim England Learn to Swim Pathway. This Pathway consists of the following Frameworks:

  • Swim England I CAN Framework
  • Swim England Alpha Step (Awards 1 -3) Framework
  • Swim England Water Skills (Awards 1-6) Framework
  • Swim England Learn to Swim (Stages 1-7) Framework  

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Group Sizes  

1:1 (Staff to student ratio)

2:1 (Staff to student ratio)

2:4 (Staff to student ratio)

1:3 (Staff to student ratio)

2:5 (Staff to student ratio)  


Participants are grouped, where possible, according to age, ability and compatibility.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Katie Geary
Contact Position
Swim School Manager
 02089551120 (Option 6)

Where to go

Willesden Sports Centre
Donnington Road
Willesden London
NW10 3QX

Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£8.50 - £20.00 per session
1:1 (Staff to student ratio) = £20 2:1 (Staff to student ratio) = £10 2:4 (Staff to student ratio) = £10 1:3 (Staff to student ratio) = £8.50 2:5 (Staff to student ratio) = £8.50
Last Updated 19/04/2021

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