For anyone involved in teaching swimming

DON’T MISS the opportunity to improve outcomes for your children in the water and give them more AMAZING LEARNING EXPERIENCES in the pool.
Refresh your knowledge and understanding, develop your professional skills.
You’ll find LOTS of useful topical, independent, and informative stuff here to help you. Carefully observed and researched stuff you can trust, based on over 50 years experience.
I also provide high quality CPD training for Primary Schools

Welcome to Going Horizontal

Stories, guidance, humorous and other insights, perspectives and content to challenge the WAY, the HOW, and even the WHY, WHAT and WHEN we teach some things.

Teaching Primary School Swimming

CPD for KS1+ KS2 Swimming

Going Horizontal: Small Steps To Successful Swimming

Fresh & innovative swim training cards

A Walk on the Wet Side

Support resources for teaching swimming

Courses for Teaching Primary School Swimming

PRIMARILY FOR SCHOOLS, we offer specially designed CPD’s and other training to support anyone involved in teaching school swimming.

How can we do better? Changing the Conversation argues that we do just that! Change the Conversation, get more staff involved.

Contact me to book now.

What We Do in
the Shallows

(And what happens next)

  • Choose from 4 short, two hour, ‘hands on’ ‘in the pool’ CPDs. Friday afternoons 1.30 – 3.30pm at Quantock Lodge Pool.
  • All attendees are invited to get in the pool to practice, though it’s not a requirement.
  • You are invited to stay on and observe or even work with our teachers in our Swim School which runs 4-6.30 pm.

EACH COURSE COSTS £45 PER PERSON

Core Curriculum Training

  • Designed to train enable and equip primary school teachers and assistants especially, to be more involved in school swimming lessons – and in a range of roles.

As assistants, teachers, coordinators in your own swimming programme, and as liaison between external lesson providers and school.

 FROM £150 PER LEARNER FOR ONE DAY COURSES WITH PRE COURSE READING AND PREPARATION ASK FOR REDUCED RATES FOR UP TO AND MORE THAN 6 LEARNERS FROM ONE SCHOOL, ACADEMY OR FEDERATION.

Colin and his team have managed to do for swimming what balance bikes have achieved for cycling; a joyful secure start to launch a lifetime of positive experiences in the water.

Ronnie Heath

CEO, Create Development LTD

Resources for teaching Primary School Swimming

Going Horizontal: Small Steps to Successful Swimming

A fresh and innovative approach to the learn to swim process from beginner to swimming strokes. Cards and Guidance booklet available to order now.