If you’re looking to extend your current aquatic education programme we have a supply of lifejackets available, free of charge. In the six months July to December 2017 20 schools, 46 educational institutions / organisations accessed the scheme, generating 12,042 lifejacket experiences. If you would like to access the scheme please complete and send us the Lifejacket Request Form (Related Files).
Here is an example of how the scheme has benefited one school
We used the lifejackets to:
Teachers also used the resources from the [DPA] professional development session within class programmes to further develop students’ knowledge and understanding of the principles of staying water safe. As we are near two estuaries this information was extremely relevant for our school community.
Dr Cherie Taylor-Patel
Principal, Flanshaw Road School