That Hong Kong Primary Schools should teach their students to swim…
That Hong Kong Primary Schools should teach their students to swim
to move through water by moving the body or parts of the body (for survival)
to know the four styles (to become professionals)
HK Primary Schools: including local and international schools
teach: to give someone knowledge or to train someone; to instruct
students: 5-12-year olds who study in a school
Swimming makes students healthier.
Allows you to develop another skill or talent. discover new talents.
another way to make friends and get to know new people.
high self-esteem/ confidence
Gives you more options for PE lessons.
allows you to cool down and relax.
Jobs like life guard, divers, environmentalists, scientists, navy, athletes
Could be dangerous if class size is too big
Costly infrastructure for the school; lack of money/funding in the schools
Low chances of dangerous situations in water due to failure in transportations
Allergies or skin problems in students
Tiring swimming lessons lead to poorer attention in classes
Not everybody likes to swim
May encourage bullying (from good swimmers to bad swimmers)
Require lots of teacher (costly / dangerous)
Not a necessity, a luxury