Swim Tangaroa

Swim Tangaroa

Swim Tangaroa provides swimming and water safety programmes for

  • Pepi
  • Tamaiti
  • Tamariki
  • Adult

Our programme is designed to encourage and assist our whanau/families to develop swimming and water safety skills through participating in a variety of fun and safe activities in the water.

Our levels are given names of sea life that live and thrive within Tangaroa. As your child grows and develops new aquatic and water safety skills they too will grow and thrive within our programme.

Swim Tangaroa encourage the use of Te Reo Maori within our lessons. Although lessons are predominantly taught in English, our experienced teachers are provided with new kupu/words and phrases to use throughout lessons.

Our Swim Tangaroa Whanau are committed to giving the skill of learning to swim as we believe this to be a skill of life.

Key Learning Areas

The curriculum covers seven areas of learning.
These areas are combined and presented as activities to enhance student development.
 
  • Entries and exits
  • Floating and sculling
  • Movement, propulsion and stroke development
  • Personal survival
  • Underwater skills
  • Rescue and emergency
  • Water safety knowledge

"Kaua e whakama ki te korero Maori, Ahakoa he iti, he Taonga”

 “Don’t be shy to speak Te reo Maori, even a little is a gift”

2021 Swim Tangaroa Lessons

Term Start Date End Date Holidays (no lessons on Public Holidays)
Term 1
(10 weeks)
9th February 12th April School Holidays:
13th April to 2nd May

ANZAC Day:
25th April
Term 2
(10 weeks)
3rd May 9th July
School Holidays:
10th July to 25th July
 
Term 3 
(10 weeks)
26th July 1st October

School Holidays:
2nd October to 17th October
 

Term 4
(Up to 10 weeks)

18th October 20th December


Labour Day 25th October


**More information can be found Education.govt.nz 

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