The students at Leabank Primary School have been learning how to use the life jackets as part of our school aquatic programme.
Each year people drown in NZ waters that may have been saved if they had been wearing a life jacket. The students have been learning how to put the correct size jacket on correctly and how to stay afloat either on their own or with others while wearing the life jackets.
Here is a helpful link that provides information about your child wearing a life jacket in and around water. Safety Tips