Back to School

Welcome to all the new students who have joined Downlands this term – not just in Year 7 but in other years as well.  The students are looking very smart in either their red uniforms (Year 7-10) or blue uniforms (Year 11).  We have been very impressed with the way the students have got right back to work – and are very busy already.  

PE fixtures start this week with the Year 10 netball team in action as well as the Year 8 boys football team.  Details about after school clubs and lunch time activities will be issued this week but the Downlands orchestra is already up and practising on Thursday after school.  

Year 7 students have been busy in the woods making friends and bonfires with Mr Stokes as part of the Forest Schools experience.

Year 11 senior prefects are in action helping around the school with monitoring duties.

Year 10 sports leaders were busy refereeing the Interform competition last week – football on the ATP and dodge ball in the Sports Hall.

Our new building is nearly ready and we are really excited about moving in.  The building will officially be opened on 2 October – watch this space!