A group of swimmers from St. Dominic's Senior and Prep departments travelled to Walsall Baths in November to compete in their respective Independent Schools Association Midlands Swimming Championships.

Success at the Regional event results in qualification for the ISA National Championships at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London Aquatics Centre.


In the Senior event, Rebecca was Midlands Runner Up in the Yr 7 Front Crawl and also finished fourth overall in the back stroke. Rebecca gained selection for the prestigious ISA National Championships.

Top ten finishers included

Rebecca 2nd Yr 7 Back Stroke
Rebecca 4th Yr 7 Front Crawl
Team 5th Yr 7 Freestyle Relay Girls
Lydia 9th Yr 7 Breast Stroke

Harriet 5th Yr 8 Front Crawl
Team 7th Yr 8 Freestyle Relay Girls
Isaac 8th Yr 8 Front Crawl
Isaac 9th Yr 8 Breast Stroke

Megan 8th Yr 9 Front Crawl
Team 10th Yr 9 Freestyle Relay Girls

In the Junior gala 24 schools took part. The children swam 25m in the pool and the races included both individual events and team relays. For some of the children it was their very first experience of a competitive gala.

Top ten finishers included

Joyella 7th Yr 5 Breast Stroke
Team 8th Yr 6 Freestyle Relay
Ethan 9th Yr 4 Back Stroke
Matilda 10th Yr 6 Back Stroke

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