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Saint Martin's celebrate swimming success

The independent school has become overall swimming champions for the 10th year running

Posted by Lucinda Reid | December 19, 2016 | Sports & Leisure

Saint Martin’s Senior School swimmers are celebrating becoming the Solihull Borough Overall Swimming Champions for the tenth consecutive year. 35 girls from Years 7 to Upper Sixth took part and every girl swam her best to gain valuable points for Saint Martin’s.

The Year 8 and Year 10 teams both swam brilliantly and were each declared Borough Champions for their age groups.  The Senior team also performed well and were runners up. The Year 7 and Year 9 teams were placed third in the Borough.

Individually the following girls became champions for their stroke: Year 8 Lauryn Leedham, Backstroke; Carmen Whaley, Breaststroke; Francesca Donovan, Front Crawl. Year 10 Eve Dufficy, Backstroke; Giselle Barker, Front Crawl. Seniors Sophie Stables, Butterfly.

The Year 8 and Year 10 teams, Lauryn Leedham, Francesca Donovan, Carmen Whaley, Amelia Bogira, Eve Dufficy, Giselle Barker, Imogen Onions and Eve Armstrong, won both the Medley and Freestyle relays. The Year 8 team now go on to represent Solihull Borough at the Level 3 Games in March.

Saint Martin’s is an exceptional independent school for girls from 3 years to 18, located in the centre of Solihull. Non means–tested Academic, Music, Performing Arts and Sports Scholarships are offered at Year 7. Sixth Form Scholarships are also available. 

Please visit their website for further information.

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