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2022 bookings

Opening date: Monday, 1 November 2021 (0900)
Closing date: Friday, 26 November 2021 (2355)

What you need to know before you enter online

Please read the Championship instructions before booking onto a qualifer. 

Championship and Team Manager instructions

Championship instructions and files that you will need are available to download from our SharePoint folder here.

Cost of entry

£25 per team (4 individual swimmers plus 2 relay teams)

Spectator information 

Please note that no spectators will be allowed at any of the swimming qualifiers this year, this is due to limited capacity at the venues and as a protective measure against covid.


National swimming finals 
London Aquatics Centre
Saturday, 11 June 2022


National finals information pack

The following information pack explains everything schools, competitors and spectators need to know about attending the national finals: National swimming finals 2022 (link to be added Easter 2022).

Finals day timings

Each year we rotate who swims in the morning and afternoon. For 2022, the order will be as follows:

  • 0900-1300 - Boys' session (entry from 0830 approx.)
  • 1400-1800 - Girls' session (entry from 1330 approx.)
Replacing individual swimmers

If a swimmer cannot take part in their individual race due to injury, illness or another reason, the place will be offered to the next fastest swimmer (not to another swimmer at the school). Please notify IAPS if you swimmer can no longer take part. 

If a competitor moves to another IAPS school between the time trials and the finals, they must represent the school they competed for at the time trials.

If a competitor moves to a non IAPS school between the time trials and the finals, they will no longer be eligible to compete.

Replacing relay swimmers

Relay teams should be made up of the same swimmers who swam at the time trials.

Replacement swimmers are only accepted in case of illness or injury.




Booking criteria


All competitors must attend an IAPS School.

Competitors ages must be taken from 1st September 2021. 

Competitors may only enter one age group per competition.

Only a member of school staff, with a school email address, can book onto IAPS sports events online.

Bookings are made on a first come, first served basis. 

Terms and conditions

Terms and Conditions

Schools must read and accept the Terms and Conditions before booking onto an IAPS event. 

Risk Assessment

A full risk assessment is carried out between IAPS and host venues for each event. If you require a copy of the events risk assessment, please contact IAPS Sport. 

Privacy Notice

IAPS is committed to protecting your personal data. Data will be processed for the purposes of responding to requests to enter and participate in IAPS sport events. The Association has a legitimate interest for processing basic and sensitive personal data and will only process and keep the minimum required data to organise and run events safely. IAPS will only share your data with third parties where necessary to do so to compete in an IAPS sporting event and to meet National Governing Bodies regulations. Further information is available here.

Media Policy

The IAPS media policy  sets out our approach to the use of media supplied to the association by member schools, and the use of media by IAPS staff at sports events. It does not cover the use of media by individual schools at events. IAPS member schools should have their own policies to cover the use of media at events.

Photography advice at IAPS events

There is no professional photography at any IAPS event however parents and spectators can take their own pictures. There is no law against taking photos at public events for personal use, including pictures of other people's children (Ask the Police, 2018). IAPS asks parents and spectators to be cautious when sharing any images on social media. The NSPCC have useful advice on sharing images here.


Safeguarding Policy and Procedures

Children must never be subject to any form of treatment that is harmful, racist, abusive, humiliating or degrading. All reasonable steps must be taken to promote the interests and well-being of children and protect them from harm, discrimination or degrading treatment, as all children have the right to be treated with dignity and respect.

IAPS's Safeguarding Policy and Procedures sets out our approach to safeguarding and child protection.

Anti Bullying Policy 

Bullying is the use of aggression with the intention of hurting another person. Bullying results in pain and distress to the victim. IAPS Anti Bullying policy sets out our approach to bullying and the procedures in place to prevent bullying taking place at IAPS sports events.

Safeguarding Contacts 

Emily Connell
Sport Events Manager | Designated Safeguarding Officer
[email protected] | 01926 461501

Mike Kershaw
Sport Events Coordinator | Deputy Safeguarding Officer
[email protected] | 01926 461513 

Phone 01926 887833
Email [email protected]

Codes of Practice

The IAPS Codes of Practice set out our expectations for coaches, officials, spectators and competitors at all IAPS Sport events.

Please take the time to familiarise yourself with them before attending an IAPS Sport event.


Rules and regulations

The national governing body for swimming in England is Swim England

The swimming championships are conducted under the Swim England rules and regulations.
Please read the rules and regulations in full before entering the event.


Shirt Logos Ltd are the official merchandisers for IAPS Sport events. They are pleased to offer a comprehensive range of branded sports clothing and accessories for participants taking part in IAPS events both online and at events.

They have swimming finals 2020 merchandise available for you to purchase. Pleaase use the following order form to place an order. 


Results are available in the members area. This is in line with our GDPR policy. 

Schools - click here to gain access.

Parents - please ask your school to provide you with the results. 


Upcoming events

1 February – 25 March 2022

Swimming qualifiers

Book your school into a swimming qualifier here.

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  • Swimming