Dorset Swimming - Primary and Secondary Schools Swimming
Dorset Primary Schools Swimming Gala
The Dorset Primary Schools Swimming Gala's are organised by the;
DORSET SCHOOLS SWIMMING ASSOCIATION
Areas Covered: East Dorset, North Dorset, Weymouth & Portland, Purbeck East Dorset, Poole, Bournemouth and Christchurch areas
Age groups: Year 4, 5 and 6.
Format: An area event is held (under ASA Laws and technical rules) to decide the fastest swimmer or relay team from each area. The fastest swimmer or relay team from each area will then compete in the Dorset Primary School Finals Gala's to represent their area.
Results for the Christchurch Year 5 and 6 Gala held on the 24th January 2013 are now available from the results section
Please see Programme of Events for the dates of the area galas.
Dorset Primary Schools Finals Gala dates for 2013
Year 4 primary schools finals gala will be held on Friday 28th June 2013.
MEMO TO: DSSA Committee / School Games Organisers / Gala Organisers
This memo is an introduction to the Dorset Schools Swimming Association’s competitive events programme, and it is hoped it will help everyone involved in the organisation of these events to better understand the current picture!
For Primary Schools events ( Year 4 / Years 5 and 6 ) the County is currently in eight areas: West Dorset, North Dorset, Weymouth & Portland (sometimes known as South Dorset) , Purbeck, East Dorset, Poole, Bournemouth and Christchurch.
Each of these areas holds a Year 5/6 event – listed below are the events for each age group.
Year 6: Boys / Girls
Year 5: Boys / Girls
Year 4: Boys / Girls
Secondary Schools: DSSA continues to organise a Secondary Team Relay event in September and the times from this event are forwarded to the ESSA South West District for consideration for the National Finals held in November.
The Year groups are: Junior ( Yrs 7/8/9 ), Intermediate ( Yrs 10/11), Senior ( Yrs 12/13 ) An event for individuals in these age groups is held at Millfield School, anyone may enter.