Tapton School win national badminton title

The victorious Tapton School with the trophy and medals
The victorious Tapton School with the trophy and medals

Tapton have won a national schools badminton title.

The school won the key stage 3 u14 national competition at Centre Parcs, to become the first Yorkshire team to win a tournament at this level.

Tapton reached the national finals after becoming Sheffild, South Yorkshire then Yorkshire champions.

They were unbeaten on finals day, playing schools from Bristol. Upminster, Lincoln and Stevenage.

The school have been regular finalists but never been crowned champions.