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National Lifesaving Championship Leeds

The National Lifesaving Championships were held in Leeds at the weekend with a few of South Dartmoor Community College students taking part.  

The Simulated Emergency Response Competition (SERC) tests the initiative, judgement, knowledge and ability of 4 lifesavers who apply their lifesaving skills to an unknown simulated emergency situation whilst working as a team.

The competition tests each team’s rescue skills in and out of the pool, as well as their emergency first aid and casualty care, all within a two-minute time limit.

National Lifesaving Results:

Tom Stoppard and Finley Kingsbury bronze in the life support initiative test
Evie Godwin and Rebecca Blease silver in the aquatic initiative test
Will Whitehead and Ollie Smith gold in the aquatic initiative test
Emma Ogley and Libby Wray gold in the dry initiative test, silver in the line throw

AND Will,Ollie, Mark Thomas and Rebecca won the National SERC