Writhlington boasts a hoard of talented athletes and amongst those is Year 7 student Willow, who attended The National Development Grades, held in Stoke-on-Trent, just two weeks after the Compulsory National Finals. The Academy of Gymnastics in Portishead, qualified 6 gymnasts in all four grades, including Writhlingotn Student Willow and her sister Fern.
Sisters Willow and Fern competed in the National Grade 3 as part of the four-strong team representing the South West of England. Both girls started confidentially on bars finishing in 4th and 5th place nationally on this piece of apparatus. Finished off with more great performances saw Fern finish in 6th Place Overall and Willow close behind in 10th, the South West Team were just short of the medals in 4th Place.