Swim Camp

We offer a variety of camps over the Summer, including a Swim Camp, run by our Bishop's Stortford College Swim School. The Swim Camps are open to all children locally.

The Summer Swim Camps will run over the course of two weeks. All courses are £60 for the week, and sessions are 30 minutes. 

Course 1

Dates: Monday 17 July - Friday 21 July

Session Times: 8.30am / 9.00am / 9.30am / 10.00am

Age: 41/2 (Reception) to 11 (Form Two/Year 6)


Course 2

Dates: Monday 21 August - Friday 25 August

Session Times: 3.00pm / 3.30pm / 4.00pm / 4.30pm / 5.00pm

Age: 41/2 (Reception) to 11 (Form Two/Year 6)


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Meet Our Swim Coaches

Name Bio Qualifications, Training and Membership

Julie McDonald

Swim 3



Julie has been a qualified swimming teacher for over 30 years, teaching parent and baby, through to adults and is well-known for her kind, fun and encouraging nature.

  • ASA Level 1 and Level 2 Swimming Teaching
  • National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches (NRASTC)
  • IOS Member
  • DBS Certified
  • Safeguarding and Child Protection Certified

Alicia Patterson

Swim 2



Alicia has been teaching for 20 years from adult and baby through to club level with a background of sport and exercise science. Alicia has a passion for swimming, sport and fitness helping children and adults reach their full potential all while having fun.

  • ASA - Level 1 and 2 Swimming Teacher
  • STA - Adult and Child
  • STA - Aqua Aerobics 
  • National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches (NRASTC)
  • IOS Member
  • Level 4 Personal Trainer

Laura Tyler

Swim 1



Laura has worked at the college for 5 years teaching swimming. She currently teaches the infant and year 3 and 4 children. She has over 10 years’ experience teaching babies right through to advanced swimmers and adults too. Laura is a keen sportswoman and has infectious enthusiasm for swimming and enjoys teaching all ages in the pool. 

  • ASA - Level 1 and 2 Swimming Teacher
  • ASA - Parent and Baby Swimming 
  • National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches (NRASTC)
  • BA (Hons) Physical Education 
  • PGCE Primary Teaching 
  • IOS member
  • DBS Certified 
  • Hertfordshire Safeguarding Children Course