Sports

Downside’s female cricketers make their debut!

A number of Fourth Form pupils made their cricket debut on Tuesday afternoon. Under the guidance of coach, Alfonso Thomas, the group of female pupils confidently took on competition against their counterparts from King Edward’s and Kingswood schools.  We look forward to watching the girls’ progress throughout the rest of the academic year! This month, the […]

A very muddy Inter-House race!

The pupils embraced the bitterly cold Monday afternoon weather to battle it out on the sports pitches… lots of sliding in the mud, lots of cheering, lots of happy pupils. We couldn’t resist sharing these lovely muddy photos with you. To learn more life at Downside, come and visit us at our forthcoming Open Day on Saturday […]

Welcome to new Head of Girls’ Games, Miss Edwards

We’re pleased to introduce Miss Emily Edwards as our new Head of Girls’ Games and Netball Development.  Emily has worked in a number of schools in the South West, including King Edward’s School, Bath, St Mary Redcliffe, Bristol, and Matravers School, Wiltshire. She completed undergraduate and PGCE degrees at the University of Bath, and is […]

Sports Coaches at Downside

This term, we’ve welcomed a new Head of Hockey Development and Head of Academic PE, Mr Ben Edge.   Ben is a professional player and currently represents Hockey Wales as a senior mens squad player. He was educated at the University of Exeter where he gained a BSc (hons) in Sports Science, before undertaking a PGCE […]