English Schools’ Swimming Association South West Heats
Congratulations to the Year 6 girls swimming relay team who swam brilliantly in the South-West Divisional Heats to qualify for the English Schools’ Swimming Association National Finals. In June, they will travel to Sheffield to compete against the top schools across the whole of England in both the freestyle and medley relays. Good luck to Amber, Lara, Lily and Stella.
Bristol Penguin Primary Schools’ League Finals
Our wider squad have performed well so far this year and our A team finished a fantastic second in the Bristol Penguin Primary Schools’ Swim League – only missing out on the title by one point! Final points totals as follows:-
1st – Westbury-On-Trym – 80
2nd – BISHOP ROAD – 79
3rd – Badminton – 71
4th – St Bonaventure’s – 60
5th – Clifton College – 55
6th – QEH – 33
Standout performances as follows: –
- 1st place and gold medal for Barnaby in the 8/9 years 25m Freestyle.
- 1st place and gold medal for Liz in the 8/9 years 25m Breaststroke.
- 2nd place and silver medal for Fran in the 8/9 years 25m Backstroke.
- 1st place for Barnaby, Liz, Fran and Millie in the 8/9 years 4x25m Freestyle Relay.
Bishop Road were only one of two schools to have two teams in the competition. Our B Team had lots of fun and showed excellent improvements round on round to finish third in the B Final – just being edged out by Bristol Grammar A and Westbury-on-Trym B. Standout performances as follows: –
- 1st place for Jemima, Alicia, Olivia and Mei in the 8-11 years 4x25m Freestyle Relay.
- 1st place for Grace in the 10/11 years 25m Breaststroke.
- 1st place for Imogen in the 8/9 years 25m Freestyle
Well done to all our participated in the finals and to everyone who have swam for the school teams this year so far. Lots of personal bests, plenty of smiles and great team spirit shown throughout.