A Day in the Life of the PE Department at Downlands!

After a hard day studying, the students at Downlands were certainly in action after the end of school bell had rung!  There was a Year 10 Boys Football match on the ATP, a Year 9 Rugby match on the main rugby pitch with Year 8 and Year 7 rugby team training on the field.  But… Read more »

Weald take the House Cup!

Mr Adams, Head of Weald House, was over the moon to announce that his House has won the House Cup 2014-2015.  During House Assembly this morning, he congratulated the Year 7 students in Weald for joining such a successful House.  Weald was top of the tables for Attendance, Punctuality and Charity Giving (including World Book Day and… Read more »

Downlands Year 8 Boys Football Team Cruise to Victory!

The Year 8 Football Team put in an impressive performance with a convincing win in the first round of the English Schools’ National Cup. Sam Wright got an early goal which was quickly followed by an equalizer by Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys. At half time the score was still level. Downlands dominated the… Read more »

Downlands Showjumping Team Ride to Glory!

The Downlands Showjumping team put on a fanastic show at Hickstead this week. The Downlands team (Rachel Wilkinson (Year 8), Zerena Jeanne (Year 7), Ellie Brennan (Year 8) and Millie Robins (Year 7)) in Class 1 came 3rd out of 14 teams and our A team (Natasha Barton (Year 8), Abigail Johnson (Year 9), Jessica… Read more »

Bike It Week starts on 28 September

Look out for all the bike related activities at Downlands next week. From the “bike train” leaving Hurst village green every morning at 8.15am and returning at around 3.20pm (enabling the students to cycle in with members of Downlands staff and other students) to sessions with Dr Bike – there is lots to join in… Read more »

Congratulations to Tom Brennan in Year 10

Tom Brennan has been crowned British Youth Speedway Champion 2015 (250cc) at the Rye House Stadium near the River Lea. Tom started riding when he was 8 years old and rides for the Eastbourne Eagles. Well done, Tom – a brilliant achievement.

Team Building for Year 7

There was sunshine, there was rain and there was lots of mud but what is certain is that there was lots of laughter!  The Year 7 students in 7RB had a fabulous time at Blackland Farm this week.  Every September the entire Year 7 of Downlands Community School descends on Blackland Farm for a week… Read more »

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