Athletic success!

13 students from Downham Market Academy proudly lead West Norfolk to their third place position at the Norfolk Schools Athletics Competition on Wednesday 21st June.

For the first time ever West Norfolk placed third out of eight teams and students from DMA came home with 17 medals in total!

Charlie and Amber achieved personal bests in their events and won seven medals between them. Alfie (3), Ben  (2) Ella  (1), Archie  (1), Callum  (1), Jay  (1) and Edis  (1) also placed as one of the top three in Norfolk for their event whilst Will , Rachel, Izzy and Jake put in solid performances for the team.

Sports teacher, Amy Chapman, said: “The quality of performance was outstanding and our students rose to the occasion magnificently. I can’t express how proud I am of each and every one of them. WELL DONE!!!”