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.