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Eastbourne Junior Schools’ Swimming Gala


On the evening of 27 September, Eastbourne College was delighted to welcome fourteen teams of young swimmers from Eastbourne junior and preparatory schools. This was the sixteenth annual event.





Teams of boys and girls from the following schools competed for the coveted trophies:


Langney Primary School


Moira House Prep School


Pevensey and Westham Primary School


St Andrew’s Prep School


St Thomas a Becket Junior School


Tollgate Junior School


The competition was close, with swimmers participating in breaststroke, backstroke, butterfly, freestyle and two relay races. Every school was extremely well supported by parents, siblings, friends and teachers.


The results for this year’s gala were as follows:


Boys












 Winners St Thomas a Becket
 Second St Andrew’s B
 Joint Third Tollgate and St Andrew’s A

 Girls












 Winners St Andrew’s
 Second Pevensey and Westham
 Third Moira House

In addition to trophies and medals being awarded to the victorious teams, a special Headmaster’s Award is presented each year to the team who achieve the greatest improvement on their previous year’s result. This year the proud recipient was the St Thomas a Becket Girls B team.


The College is very grateful to the officials of Eastbourne Swimming Club who kindly volunteer to help at this event each year.


The photograph above shows the St Andrew’s Boys A team and the Tollgate Boys team.


 

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