If you’re looking to extend your current aquatic education programme or are running In At The Deep End (where all practical skills are completed in deep water wearing a lifejacket) we have a supply of lifejackets available. These are available at no charge, however a bond (refundable) is applicable to those not being hired for In At The Deep End. Please complete and send us the Lifejacket Request Form (Related Files) to check availability.
Here is an example of how the scheme has benefited one school
We used the lifejackets to:
Teachers also used the resources from the [WAI] 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
An Introduction to Aquatic Safety Activities for Years 1 to 6 is available from the Resources panel at right. Just click on the link to download the PDF. A range of lifejacket-themed Teacher Guides can also be found on the Lifejacket page in the Teacher Toolbox.
For your own convenience you might like to consider purchasing lifejackets or buoyancy aids for your school or swim school. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your specific needs.