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All you need to know – Barncroft Primary School

Park Lane, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 3HN

We can’t wait to welcome you to Puddle Ducks at Barncroft Primary School – in the meantime, here’s some information that we hope you find useful. Have a splashtastic time!

Location: Barncroft Primary School

Parking: Please do not park in the school car park.  Please park on the street.  Please note that there is also a car park on St John’s / Ernest Road with a passage leading to Park Lane which is close to the school.

Essential information:

  • Please do not arrive more than 10 minutes before your class to avoid congestion in the changing rooms
  • Please arrive swim ready if you can
  • Please keep spectators to a minimum
  • Please continue to wear a mask when moving around the building, spectating or in the changing rooms
  • Please do not enter the pool unless told to do so by your teacher
  • You will be asked to shower before entering the pool
  • Strictly no eating or smoking by the pool or in the changing rooms
  • A well-fitting neoprene swim nappy must be worn with a disposable swim nappy or one of our environmentally friendly Nappy Wraps & Liners underneath if your child is in Floaties, Splashers or Kickers and in other programmes if they are not potty/toilet trained
  • Please take your nappies home with you
  • Buggies should not be brought in where possible
  • Please note, if you book a courtesy class at this pool you need to contact the office for directions and an access code to get through the gate 

Changing rooms: There are two changing rooms with showers for males and females. Both have direct access to the pool.

Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks have exclusive use of the pool during lessons.

Access: Spectators may sit poolside.  Shoes should be removed.  Spectators must not block the fire exit.

Technical information:

Poolside assistant: There is no Puddle Ducks poolside assistant.
Depth: 1.08m to 1.28m
Maximum class ratios: 8 children/adult pairs:1 teacher 
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You will find plenty of shops and cafes in nearby Havant.

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