In the swim of things

With restrictions lifting, many of us will be heading to the beach this half term for some sea-air and sandcastle-building.

If you have a day at the seaside, keep an eye out for RNLI lifeguards on patrol. They are easy to spot in their red and yellow uniforms, helping visitors stay safe at more than 240 UK beaches.

When you get home, why not try making a seed bead surfer?

Here’s RNLI lifeguard Maddie Vincent to answer our questions.