Selwyn House year 8 pupil Maggie Craw writes about her experience at the recent jump jam national final
Selwyn House year 7 and 8 pupils Maggie, Jessica, Reed, Charlotte, Sophie, Emma, Yasmin, Eliza, Hannah, Catherine, Siobhan and Eloise were part of the national jump jam competition.
Selwyn House entered the team of 12 in the year 7 and 8 open division, competing to ABBA’s Dancing Queen.
Against the best of their age group in New Zealand, the Selwyn House girls came first overall with four distinctions (distinction being the highest) and one excellence.
The girls finished with a stunning result and got the overall highest mark through all age groups.
The group got into the competition final after submitting a video to Brett Fairweather, the creator of the jump jam. They were up against all of New Zealand.
Mr Fairweather chose the top eight entries to compete in each division at the nationals at Westlake Boys’ High School, Auckland.
Selwyn House coach Megan Marsh was allowed to alter the jump jam choreography by 33 per cent to change it up a little.
All the pupils competing put in lots of hard work, dedication and enthusiasm.