College Closure Portal

Latest News

22/06/2020 – Year 11 Weekly Bulletin

15/06/2020 – Year 11 Weekly Bulletin

08/06/2020 – Year 11 Weekly Bulletin

01/06/2020 – Year 11 Weekly Bulletin

18/05/2020 – Year 11 Weekly Bulletin

11/05/2020 – Year 11 Weekly Bulletin

04/05/2020 – Year 11 Weekly Bulletin

28/04/2020 – Year 11 Weekly Bulletin

21/04/2020 – Results Day Information

03/04/2020 – Headteacher’s Blog

24/03/2020 – School Closure Update

20/03/2020 – Students working at home

18/03/2020 – School Closure from 20/03/2020


Contacts for parents

During full closure we are only able to monitor one phone line – parents can leave voicemail messages on 01366 389136 which will be checked at least daily.

If you wish to discuss something confidential, for example a concern with the safety or welfare of a child, please do not leave full details in your message but request an urgent call back from one of the safeguarding team along with your child’s name and your details. We will get back to you as soon as we can.

If you have any concerns regarding the safety or welfare of any Downham Market Academy or Athena College student please email:

If your child has SEND and you or they need extra support, advice or help with their work at home please email:


Useful safeguarding links and information

Looking after your mental health whilst Coronavirus is in the community


Learning resources for Athena College students



CLICK HERE: Subject Resources  (Year 11 & 12)

CLICK HERE: University Preparation Resources (Year 13)


Support contact details – help with lost or forgotten account details

Parents can email from the email account registered with the school providing their child’s name, registration group, date of birth and postcode in the email body to request a username / password reminder for SAM Learning or ooblemail – please specify which account type you require new details for in the email.