Enter competition

This event is for schools in the Morden and Mitcham Clusters. For Raynes Park and Wimbledon Schools please book onto Event 1 on 30th Jan 2018.

There will be three sessions at this event. Please highlight in the comments section if you'd prefer a Morning, Lunchtime or Afternoon session. We will confirm you allocated time slot closer to the date.

Schools entering this event will be expected to attend the Swimming Gala Finals on Friday 16th March 2018, 19:30 - 21:30 if any of their pupils qualify from the Heat Stages. In order to qualify pupils must come in the top six fastest swimmers across all heats.

The event consists of three sessions, schools only attend one session. You will be notified which session to attend prior to the event.

Schools have now been allocated the following heats / time slots:

Heat 4- 10.45-12pm

Heat 5 – 12.15-1.30pm

Heat 6 – 1.45-3pm

St Teresas

Haslemere

Malmesbury

Liberty

Poplar

Links

SS Peter and Paul

William Morris

St Marks

Stanford

Singlegate

Cranmer

Pelham

Gorringe

Abbotsbury

 

 

 

 

Rules

  • Competitors may only swim in 1 individual event and 1 open relay event.
  • Only 1 child from each school can enter an individual event.
  • Your relay team must be selected from the individual competitors you bring for the event.
  • There will be a limited amount of spaces for schools to enter.
  • Swimmers must be tested before they come to the heat, this is up to the school to check that they are capable of swimming the required distance.
  • The heats and final will be held at Morden Baths.  The length of the pool is 33.3 metres long.
  • It will be each schools responsibility to double check with parents that the child competing is able to swim this distance and will be available on the heats date and final date.
  • The age groups for all competitors will be based on their current year group at Primary School in June 2017.
  • In order to have a full team you would need to bring 8 girls and 8 boys.  However if you do not have enough swimmers for a complete team you can still enter a smaller team or an individual.
  • The children need to be informed before the heats date exactly what events they will be competing in.
  • The fastest 6 swimmers (based on times) from the heats overall will be invited to compete in the final.  

 

Swimming Gala Races

 

Gender

Year Group

Event

Girls

Year 4

Freestyle

Girls

Year 5

Freestyle

Girls

Year 6

Freestyle

Girls

Year 4

Backstroke

Girls

Year 5

Backstroke

Girls

Year 6

Backstroke

Girls

Year 5

Breaststroke

Girls

Year 6

Breaststroke

Girls

Open

Medley Relay

1st Back

2nd Breast

3rd Free

4th Free

Girls

Open

Freestyle Relay

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

Boys

Year 4

Freestyle

Boys

Year 5

Freestyle

Boys

Year 6

Freestyle

Boys

Year 4

Backstroke

Boys

Year 5

Backstroke

Boys

Year 6

Backstroke

Boys

Year 5

Breaststroke

Boys

Year 6

Breaststroke

Boys

Open

Medley Relay

1st Back

2nd Breast

3rd Free

4th Free

Boys

Open

Freestyle Relay

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

If you have any questions regarding the Swimming Gala then please feel free to contact Kath Bennett, event organiser: k.bennett@malmesbury.merton.sch.uk