Bellingham and Downham are at the southern end of Lewisham, close to its border with the London Borough of Bromley. The wards of Bellingham, Downham and Whitefoot are very diverse and amongst the most deprived in Lewisham, with some of the poorest standards of health in London.
Bellingham Bats community cricket sessions are predominantly for children attending Athelney, Burnt Ash, Downderry, Elfrida, Forster Park, Good Shepherd, Haberdashers' Aske's Knights Academy, Launcelot, Rangefield, St Augustine, St John the Baptist and Torridon Primary Schools.
Conisborough College, Conisborough Crescent, SE6 2SE.
Forster Memorial Park, Whitefoot Lane, SE6 1UA.
Each week our coaches identify a PLAYER OF THE WEEK from the 3,000+ children we work with, as a recognition of their talent, efforts or improvement.
This week's PLAYER OF THE WEEK Award goes to Musa from Cherry Orchard Primary School in Charlton, London Borough of Greenwich.
His concentration and effort has enabled him to make great progress, despite being new to cricket. For a beginner, his batting technique was remarkable.