As you will be aware, due to inevitable changes to school life over the past year, we have not been able to embrace the challenge of competitive sport in the usual Downham way. We have, however, still managed to enter a number of “virtual” events
- Sportshall Athletics
- Virtual Key Steps Gymnastics
- Virtual Cross Country
2021 - Top 3 in the Sports Partnership for Cross Country
2021 - 1st place for Y3/4 Gymnastics Team in Essex; 2nd place for Y1/2 & Y5/6 in Essex
2021 - 1st/2nd/3rd positions in Sports Partnership for Sportshall Athletics
The Panathlon Foundation worked with a number of children across the school this half-term in a range of sports that are adapted for people with additional needs.
- Y3/4 Dance Festival
- Y5/6 Central Venue League Netball
- Y5/6 Central Venue League Football
- KS1&2 Cross Country
- KS1&2 Sports Hall Athletics
- KS2 Tag Rugby
- Primary Panathlon Events
- WDF PE Inclusion Day
- Gifted and Talent Rising Stars
- Sports Leaders Training
- Year 5 Buddy Bootcamp
- Active Kids Festival
- Y2 Dance Festival
Downham are part of the William deFerrers School Sport Partnership. We work closely with a number of schools in the local area to provide a wide range of sporting opportunities for our children.
Below you will find our half-termly sports newsletter written by the children who have competed in events, festivals and competitions.
Below you find copies of our competitive sports policy and our sports premium report:
Meet our Year 6 Sports Leaders!
Our Year 6 Sports Leaders assist in planning and delivering lessons and training for competitions.