Sports News

SPORTS ROUND-UP

The first half of this term has seen some strong performances and wins across our major sports for the Lent Term. In Football, our 1st XI Boys were successful against Sherborne U16A yesterday, with a final scoreline of 4-2 and in Senior Netball, the 2nd VII and 3rd VII both won at Monkton with the 1st […]

SPORTS ROUND UP

In Rugby news, the 1st VII had their first Sevens tournament last Sunday at Millfield School and recorded excellent victories in two play-off games against Bryanston and Exeter Schools. The results were just reward after an excellent first few weeks of training from a young and inexperienced Downside Sevens side. The tournament also gave us […]

FUNDRAISING SLEEP OUT

Last weekend nine pupils and two staff braved the winter wind, rain and cold to sleep outside (in the theatre quad) for Emmaus House Bristol. The sleep out was organised by the School’s St Teresa Service Community to raise awareness of the issue of homelessness. One in 200 people are homeless in Britain, and Emmaus House […]

MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS NETBALL TOURNAMENT

Eight teams of Downside Mothers and Daughters braved the blustery wintry weather on Saturday for the Mothers & Daughters Netball Tournament. The mothers team played all of the girls teams and, despite losing most of their games, they produced some excellent shooting and expressed how enjoyable it was to be back on court. Our girls […]