Sports News

PRE-SEASON TENNIS RESIDENTIAL

Before the start of the Summer Term, nine girls from the Fifth and Lower Sixth Forms were invited to attend the first ever tennis preseason residential camp at Downside. The standard of commitment and dedication to develop both their tactical and physical fundamentals of the game was outstanding. The residential began with a visit from […]

PRE-SEASON CRICKET RESIDENTIAL

Prior to the start of the Summer Term, the Downside 1st XI Cricket Squad enjoyed a two-day residential training camp at the School. The boys who attended worked on a mixture of open-wicket scenarios as well as technical net sessions to prepare themselves for the season ahead. Day one saw the group address their aims […]

PADDLES UP!

Outdoor adventure on the water, making new friends and chilling out in the warm Spring weather – it’s all part of a Downside School water sports weekend! At Downside pupils have the chance to try a range of water-based sports – swimming, sailing, canoeing, kayaking and paddle boarding. Sailing takes place at Cheddar Reservoir, kayaking, […]

BATH RUGBY ACADEMY NEWS

Congratulations to four of our pupils on their Bath Rugby Academy progression. Fourth Former Charlie trialled during the Easter Holidays for Bath DPP (Developing Player Programme) and will now take part in Bath U16 DPP next season. Fellow Fourth Former Seb was retained in the Bath DPP for another season, having been involved since U14. […]