Sandon Primary Academy’s new school pool was opened officially in 2018 by Olympic Gold Medallist Adam Peaty. Sandon is the only primary academy in Stoke-on-Trent with its own state-of-the-art swimming pool. The money to fund the pool was raised entirely by the school. The school now gives its 500 pupils, aged from two to eleven, […]

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Benefitting The Whole Community

Benefiting The Whole Community

Once upon a time in a deprived area of Stoke on Trent, the people running the local school had an ambition for the school to have its very own swimming pool. Now, thanks to the focus and determination of these people, led by School Principal Rachel Beckett, Sandon is the only primary academy in the […]

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Leeds-based divers Jack Laugher and Chris Mears made history for Britain
as they claimed the first ever diving gold medal for Team GB. Pic:

Team GB Success Inspires The Next Generation

Team GB’s success in the pool at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has created a wave of people taking to the water, according to the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA). Since Olympic fever took hold at the beginning of August, the association has been inundated with enquiries from people looking to get involved in pool-based sports. In […]

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Team GB swimmers will be hoping for Olympic Gold success this summer in Rio.

Team GB Gets Set For RIO 2016

The eyes of the world will be on Rio de Janeiro this month as it hosts the 2016 Olympic Games. More than 17,000 athletes and officials from 206 countries will compete from August 5 to 21 in the first Olympics Games to be held in South America. Second only to Track and Field in the […]

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