On 30th June, Ella and Carola competed in the annual 12 hour Southport Junior Sailing Regatta for the Midland Sailing Club team. The race started at 8:00 in the morning, and the sailors (two at a time in the boat) swapped every couple of hours until the race finished at 20:00. The team (three girls and three boys, all aged between 14 and 16) did very well, coming 9th out of 23 boats overall (and 4th of the U18 teams). Ella won the Ladies Race trophy for the fastest lap by a female helm.
It has been wonderful to see our International Exchange Programme resume this academic year, providing a handful of Upper Fourth students the incredible opportunity to