Our Junior School swimmers had a fantastic day at the Kent Primary Schools’ Swimming Championships, winning gold in the Medley and Freestyle Relay categories.  The result  qualifies them for the South East Regional Schools’ Championships later this year.

The event at Medway Park Sports Centre in Gillingham was open to Year 5 and Year 6 pupils, with the following pupils representing Walthamstow Hall: Year 6: Maia, Eva, Sophie R and Year 5: Elicia, Chloe, Sophie S, Isabelle.

Relay Events

The performances in both relay events were outstanding. The relay teams were as follows:

Freestyle Relay Elicia, Isabelle, Chloe, Sophie R
Medley Relay Elicia, Eva, Chloe, Sophie R


Individual Events

All Walthamstow Hall swimmers finished in the top six places on the day and received individual medals:

Elicia 50m Freestyle 1st place
Elicia 50m Backstroke 3rd place
Isabelle 50m Backstroke 2nd place
Eva 50m Breaststroke 2nd place
Sophie R 50m Freestyle 3rd place
Chloe R 50m Butterfly 4th place
Sophie 50m Butterfly 5th place
Maia 50m Breaststroke 5th place


Well done to all the girls on a very successful day of competitive swimming. Also, a big thank you to all the parents who came to watch and support Walthamstow Hall, as well as parents who assisted with the smooth running of the competition poolside.

Report by Mr Smith and Mrs Carr

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