South of Tyne Swimming Finals – Mortimer was the winning school held at Haven Point recently. Eleven schools from South Tyneside and Gateshead competed in the event as well as winning overall team gold. Mortimer was placed first in the following races: Girls’ Freestyle, Backstroke, Medley and Freestyle Relay. The children were also placed first in the mixed cannon. They also added a silver and eight bronze medals to their haul making a grand total of 36 medals won. This was an outstanding achievement by the children.

Primary Schools’ Cross Country Championship – While not winning any medals in this event, the children did very well. They were excellent representatives for the school. All the children gave 100%.