pupils win Sedgemoor Schools Swimming Gala
of swimmers took part in Burnham-On-Sea Swim and Sports Academy's
third annual Sedgemoor Schools Swimming Gala on Wednesday (March
team from Burnham-On-Sea's St Andrew's School, pictured, won the
event with a superb 150 points, closely followed in second by
East Huntspill School with 92 points, third St Joseph's with 90
points and fourth Churchfield with 77 points.
followed a busy afternoon of swimming over 25 metres for the youngsters,
who were all from Years 3 to 6.
academy's Sara Cox-Conklin told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The
event was a phenomenal success. Our viewing area was packed with
passionate parents, families and friends cheering on their school
teams the atmosphere was electric!"
a competitive event it was - at the half-way point Churchfield,
St Joseph's and East Huntspill were all within five points of
each other. Churchfield had some great swims, with wonderful victories
in the Boys Yr 6 Breastroke and Girls Yr 5 Backstroke."
added: "St Joseph's had a fantastic debut swim, taking eight
overall 1st place victories and going head to head with Churchfield
and East Huntspill right up to the very last swim."
Huntspill swam superbly! 4th place the first year, 3rd last year,
and 2nd this year! A phenomenal performance for such a small school."
of superb, St Andrews you are the Champions! It was a sensational
performance by their entire team."