swimming program

Prep - Year 4

Prep – Year 4 students have the opportunity to participate in a two week intensive swimming program (every year) at Bayside Aquatics, Mentone. The program aims to develop each child’s water confidence, swimming ability and awareness of water safety. The cost of this program (not included in the Excursion Levy) includes pool entry, swimming instruction and bus fares.

Students need to bring:

  • Swimmers
  • Towel
  • Goggles (compulsory)
  • Swimming cap (compulsory)
  • Underwear.

Please pack these items separately in a named plastic bag and ensure all clothing is clearly labelled. Students are encouraged to wear their swimmers under their school uniform to save time.

Students who do not participate in this program participate in regular classwork.

Year 5 & 6

Year 5 and 6 students have the opportunity to participate in The Beach Program at the Beaumaris Life Saving Club. The Beach Program is a fun program to introduce the basics of lifesaving and water safety at the beach. It consists of both dry and wet sessions where the students learn the fundamentals of rescues, survival techniques, rips, tides and body surfing.

Students are required to wear their bathers under their school uniform on arrival to school.

Students need to bring:

  • Swimming bag
  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Snack & drink
  • Long pants and long sleeve shirt or PJs (for the survival swim)
  • Goggles
  • Jacket
  • Underwear.

If you’re your child is sick or unable to attend, there will be NO REFUNDS available.


Year 4 - 6 children also participate in House Swimming Sports.

See House Sports.