THE U13 water polo team at Notting Hill & Ealing High School have won the English Schools Swimming Association water polo finals.

They defeated James Allen Girls’ School 7-1, Manchester High 2-1, Alleyn’s 8-1 and Bolton School for Girls 4-3. The squad consisted of Lily, Lara, Manpreet, Abi, Iskra, Romilly, Aneira, Emily, Alice, Nikhita and Ella.

Water polo is a growing sport at NHEHS with all three school teams competing at national level this year.

The U18 team won all their matches in the regional finals and qualified for the national final, where they came second to Bolton School for Girls.

The U15 s were national champions in 2022 and came second this year, losing to Bolton School with the game decided on penalties.