On Thursday 12th December 2013, the Rushcliffe Partnership held there very first swim gala.
The gala included schools such as, The Becket, West Bridgford, South Wolds, South Nottingham Academy and Rushcliffe. 65 swimmers came to the event eager for success!
All of the teams enthusiam was fantastic, the cheering, the supporting was through the roof!
West bridgford swimmers were all fantastic, coming first, second or third we were on for the winner. The relays were nail biting at the finish, particualrly in the year 9 relay where there was a milli- second between katie Henderson and The Becket’s strongest male swimmer but Katie took the win in the final leg of the relay.
Many congratulations to Humphery Harris – Burton in Year 7 who stepped up to take part in the year 8 team relay! Of which the the team achieved first place!
The scores at the end of the swim gala:
5th 120pts – South Notts Academy
4th 134pts – Becket
3rd 146 pts - South Wolds
2nd 176 pts – Rushcliffe
1st 210 pts - WEST BRIDGFORD SCHOOL
A huge congratualtions to all of the swim team in year 7: Humphery Harris Burton, Joe Holloway, Grace Rigby, Tilly Thomas. Year 8: Nathan McCreedy, Michael Pawluk, Tess McManus, Chloe Mathews, Alanna Currie. Year 9: Simon Gadsby, Daniel Aldred, Katie Henderson, Hyacinth Harris Burton.
Finally, a massive thank you to Rebeka Dussek and Cerys Evisson- Varly in Year 11 for helping with the gala.
We look forward to the Year 7’s taking on the Becket in the new year and hopefully aiming for our 4th consecutive win!