7 what are some ways people can keep themselves safe in the water 8 respond to the following statement: participation in water activities is part of australian identity and culture 9 illustrate an aspect of the school swimming story 10 should swimming lessons be compulsory in all primary schools.
As summer gets closer more aussie kids will hit the water for a swim but in the past year, 271 people have died in the water and 35 of them were kids last week a girl called kaitlin was given a bravery award for saving her sister's life in the water and she says swimming lessons saved them both that day.
Modal verbs influence the reader and authors choose particular verbs deliberately we will be experimenting with our choice of modal verbs in our own persuasive texts this week both clips include reasons for and against making swimming lessons compulsory in schools we organised the reasons in a. An ambitious plan to ensure every student can swim 50 metres by the time they finish grade 6 could have an unintended consequence – free lessons australian principals federation president julie podbury said she had no idea how schools would finance the changes i can see the need for this but.
For compulsory swimming lessons to save young lives once known as australia's top swimming state, queensland is now falling dangerously behind now, calls are being made for a compulsory swim program for school kids peter hall, daniel knowles the courier-mailjanuary 31, 20186:55am video image. Please sign the petition to pledge your commitment to 'no child should miss out on learning to swim and survive' compulsory swimming and water safety lessons in australian primary schools, that federal, state and local governments should work together with parents, community groups and industry to ensure australia.
In victoria alongside significant events such as mandatory school attendance and the melbourne olympics this brought about questions surrounding what impact these events had on the decreasing drowning rates can we attribute the downward trend to an increase in swimming pool infrastructure and.
There simply aren't any nationally recognised or mandated programs for children under four, and swimming lessons aren't mandatory yes, parents and currently across australia there are a variety of water safety regulations and swimming courses, but they are not nationally standardised several of our. In 2012 it was australia's olympic chief john coates, after our disappointing medal haul at the london games in 2003 it was tasmanian liberal guy barnett, who said physical literacy was the key to curbing childhood obesity: “maths and english are compulsory physical education should also be.