We hosted our first school swimming match in more than 18 months on Tuesday. Swimmers from Years 5, 6, 7 and 8 raced against Dulwich Prep. The students performed exceptionally well, winning two of the three categories on the day to become overall winners:

Walthamstow Hall Dulwich Prep
Year 5 44 points 25 points
Year 6 32 points 38 points
Year 7 / 8 49 points 29 points
Grand Totals 125 points 92 points


The team achieved first places in the following individual events:

Year 5
25m Backstroke Maia
25m Breastroke Eva
25m Butterfly Maia
25m Freestyle Florence


Year 6
25m Freestyle Alexia


Year 7 and 8 combined
100m Individual Medley Sophie
50m Backstroke Cate
50m Breaststroke Emily
25m Butterfly Sophie
50m Freestyle Sofia


The team also won the following relay events:-

Year 5 Medley Relay
Year 5 Freestyle Relay
Year 6 Freestyle Relay Joint 1st with Dulwich Prep
Year 7 & 8 Medley Relay
Year 7 & 8 Freestyle Relay


Congratulations to all the swimmers on an excellent performance. Mr Smith would also like to thank Mrs Carr and Mrs Dymond for their dedication in the lead up to this swimming match. In addition thank you to the team managers and everyone who assisted with the smooth running of the competition. Well done to you all.

Match report by Richard Smith, Head Swimming Coach

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