Three Pupils Have Qualified For ISA National Swimming Championships
Crescent School was delighted to finish in third place overall at the Regional Qualifier for the Independent School Association’s (ISA) National Swimming Championships and to have three pupils qualify for the ISA National Swimming Championships.
The Regionals took place on Thursday 3 November, and a team of 17 swimmers from Years 4 to 6 travelled to Walsall Baths to compete against 27 schools from across the Midlands.
Many of the children put in fantastic performances and were proud to achieve personal bests and three Crescent School pupils, Ellie, Roisin and Maxi, qualified to swim for the Midlands team at the National Championships.
Head of PE and Games, Rachel McCollin praised the outstanding attitude adopted by the Crescent team. “It was an absolutely fabulous day,” commented Mrs McCollin, “I was very pleased with our results, there were many excellent individual performances that together added up to a fantastic third place finish overall. Crescent pupils claimed three individual golds, five individual silvers and four individual bronzes. The children well and truly rose to the challenge of our ‘little school big ambitions’ motto!” Earning medals at the regional qualifier were: Ellie G, Sam M, Roisin B, Alex G, Zac J and Maxi E.
The ISA National Swimming Championships take place next week at the London Aquatics Centre on Saturday 3 December. Crescent School is very proud that Ellie Gane, Roisin Banks and Max Edge have been selected to represent the Midlands, Ellie will swim in the Year 6 25m Butterfly, Medley Relay and the Freestyle Relay, Roisin in the Year 5 25m Breaststroke and Freestyle Relay and Maxi will swim in the Year 4 Freestyle Relay. We wish them all the very best of luck in the National Finals.