An inspirational and noisy afternoon
Over 150 swimmers competed in this annual event held at Alton Sports Centre in January. Ten junior schools participated and a large number of friends, parents and grandparents cheered the swimmers on from the balcony.
There were individual races for each year group plus relay races and a big “Squadron” relay to finish involving 8 swimmers per school.
Rowledge won the larger schools category and St Lawrence topped the smaller schools category. For the second year running Binsted won the overall best participating school – their students, friends and parents were fantastically supportive and enthusiastic all afternoon.
Eggar’s were delighted to once again sponsor the event, providing swimming caps for every swimmer and a team of Sports Helpers who did an excellent job of keeping score, judging places at the finish line, and above all providing great support and care of the young swimmers. A credit to the school!
Mr Bufton: Cycling for Dementia. Our Year 8 Progress Leader is aiming to raise £500 for the Dementia Trust by cycling an amazing 250 miles in January! https://t.co/ieT0hXF3KF Any contribution would be very welcome. #HopefullyNoPunctures #KeepWarm https://t.co/3gqOTHvclB 4:55 PM - 08 Jan 2021
We are seeking adult volunteers to assist in our rapid mass testing drive and help to keep our whole community safe. If you feel that you might be able to help, please complete a quick expression of interest form here: https://t.co/xZNPp0uHoU More Info: https://t.co/Omowk1RFsh 11:37 AM - 19 Dec 2020