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Swimming Pool Policy





                                                  SWIMMING POOL RULES FOR ALL CHRISLAND SCHOOLS

DATE : This Policy was compiled and rattified by the Management of Chrisland Schools on 15th September, 2012.


1.      Entrance to the Swimming Pool

No learner may enter the pool area, unless accompanied by an educator, member of staff, qualified swimming pool coach anda qualified life guard. THE SWIMMING POOL IS STRICTLY FOR THE ENJOYMENT OF OUR OWN LEARNERS.


2.      Restrictions

Learners are not allowed to:

·         Run around the pool.

·         Push anyone into the pool.

·         Dive into the pool.

·         Bring food or glass bottles into the pool area.

·        The number of swimmers in the pool must be controlled and non – swimmers (‘’weak’’swimmers ) must be separated from the experienced (‘’strong swimmers ‘’).


3.      Girl (Female) Swimmers

·         Must wear swimming caps.

·         Remove any jewellery and hair clips.

·         Wear appropriate swimming costumes.


4.      Important Safety Regulations and Rules

·         All doors leading the swimming pool must be locked at all times (even if a swimming session is in progress).

·         An educator, swimming coach and a professional life guard must be present at all swimming sessions.

·         No learner must be left unattended at the swimming pool.

·      The educator on duty, or House Master / House Mistress on duty hands over the attendance list to the swimming coach, who signs off the list after a head count at the end of the swimming session.

·         Safety Rules and Regulations must be showcased on ‘’ flex ‘’ at the swimming pool and a wriitten softcopy must be placed on the Chrisland Website (www.chrislandschools.com) and the Intranet.


5.      Responsibilities of Educators / House Masters and House Mistresses on Duty

·         Control that learners have taken all their belongings out of the pool area after a swimming session.

·         Oversee that the pool area is neat and tidy at all times.

·    See to it that no unauthorized persons (e.g. parents, learners or educators) are inside or around the pool area during a swimming session.

·         Control if the learners are undressing and dressing in the designated areas (boys or girls toilets).

·         Maintain discipline at all times.

·     From a corporate school governance perspective, the Principal or Head Teacher and the Local Management Team are individually and collectively responsible for the safety and security of learners at the swimming pool.

·    The Medical History of every learner (swimmer) must be kept in consideration before the lerner is allowed to paricipate in swimming lessons or competitions.


6.      Communication Strategy

The content of this Policy must be directly communicated to educators, learners and parents by the Head Teacher orPrincipal.

The Swimming Pool Policy must be prominently and strategically displayed (placed on notice boards) in the School.




“When it comes to the swimming pool, the safety of our learners comes first and we enforce the rules with vigour and never compromise any rule or regulation.”



The Local Management Team of the School ( via the Head of the Unit) must be able to provide on request an updated list of learners that can swim, and those that cannot swim.




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