ESSA Relay Competition 16th March 2018

ESSA Relay Competition

On Friday the 16th March 2018, 2 teams of children took part in the Oxfordshire qualifying round of the ESSA Relay Competition. This is a national competition and winners from the Oxfordshire round go on to represent Oxfordshire at the Regional Finals in Guildford.
Our school entered one boys’ team and one girls team in both the medley and freestyle relay.
In the heats of the medley relay the boys: Salvador swimming back stroke, Caspar in the breast stroke, Edgar with Fly and Ethan swan last with front crawl, finished in 2nd place. They boys’ also finished in 2nd place in the freestyle relay.
In the girls races the team: Mia, Georgie, Poppy and Sophie finished in 3rd place in the medley relay and the freestyle relays.
The teams all qualified for the finals apart from the girls medley relay due to a disqualification in the rounds.
In the finals the boys swam brilliantly finishing in 2nd place in the medley relay and 1st place in the freestyle relay. The girls also did well in the final finishing in 5th place.
A massive well done to everyone involved and good luck in the next round.