Sports News

INTER-HOUSE ATHLETICS COMPETITION

Sporting spirits were high last week as all six Houses at Downside School competed in the ever-popular annual Inter-House Athletics. The School decamped up to the athletics track and field, complete with music and refreshments, to compete in a variety of events including javelin, high jump, shot put and running. The standard of the performances […]

ETHAN’S RUGBY PATHWAY

Sport at Downside School in Somerset continues to go from strength to strength, for both the boys and girls teams. Pupils’ discipline, humility, tenacity and teamwork on and off the pitch is evident in everything that they do. One such pupil is Sports Scholar Ethan Morgan who lives for rugby and has recently been selected […]

ROSSLYN PARK NATIONAL SCHOOLS 7S VASE

Tuesday 26th March saw Downside School’s 1st VII compete in the Rosslyn Park National Schools 7s Vase, the largest school rugby tournament in the world. The boys performed better than they have for over 20 years; indeed they won all four games on the first day. Day two started well with a win against Gower College, Swansea […]

COMMUNITY SPORTING PARTNERSHIPS

At Downside School we aim to instil in our pupils an appreciation of core Benedictine values that can help them show character in action through their association with sport. We continually support our talented young sportsmen and women to show exceptional personal Discipline in their training and preparation; to have an awareness of the value […]