Is the teacher dressed appropriately?
Teacher maintained a professional posture during the lesson?
Register taken and accurate against pupil numbers in water?
Teaching environment tidy and safe?
All equipment needed for the session prepared and ready to use?
Class effectively managed for space and ability?
Positioned so that the whole class was always in view?
Positioned so that all pupils could see and hear?
Positioned to be most beneficial to the class? (in water/out of water/static)
Correct technique and effective?
Relevant to content and ability?
Clear warm up, main theme, contrasting activity structure?
Progressive teaching practises?
Practises tailored to the individuals ability/needs?
Was the equipment used relevant to the individuals ability/needs?
Did pupils spend sufficient time diving and actively engaged in practises?
Was the lesson observed delivered in a safe manner?
Were instructions clear and understood?
Was the teacher enthusiastic, motivating and demonstrating a positive rapport with the pupils?
Was there individual recognition given to each pupil during the lesson?
Were faults recognised and dealt with in an effective manner?
Did the lesson start and finish on time?