The girls of Bletchingley's Hawthorns School's relay swimming team have won gold in a national competition for the third year running.

The girls won the small schools freestyle relay event in the Independent Association of Preparatory Schools' National Championships again at the K2 pool in Crawley.

The girls – Rachel Williams, Tessa Creighton, Vogue Phelps, Ellen Talbot, Alex Mayhew-Lewis, Sophie Nye, Abi Dahl and Charlotte Russell - train three times a week before school, showing dedication and commitment to the Hawthorns' team.