School News

High School Musical

Junior pupils presented two fantastic performances of High School Musical JR, last weekend.  Pupils took part in all aspects of production, including singing, dancing, lighting and sound. Huge thanks to Director, Mr Tristan Carter, and Musical Director, Mr Julian McNamara. To learn more about the performing arts at Downside, click here.   

Downside Wanderers CC play 1st XI

The annual OG match took place last Saturday versus a very determined and highly motivated Downside 1st XI and for the first time in history the match ended in a very exciting tie. A fantastic bowling performance from Downside restricted the OG’s to 183 all out. The top performer in the bowling department was man […]

Founder of the Manquehue movement visits Downside

The Manquehue Apostolic Movement celebrates its 40th Anniversary throughout 2017 and we were delighted to welcome Jose Manuel Eguiguren, its founder, to Downside earlier this week. The highlight of Jose Manuel’s visit was an encounter with some pupil members of the Downside Lectio groups; together they enjoyed a supper and a Q&A session. The group watched a film about […]

Staff Retreat

Each year, there are opportunities for pupils and staff to go on retreat, often away from Downside, to explore faith and friendship.   This week, a group of staff visited the Ammerdown Centre, led by Fr James and members of the St Scholastica Community. During the visit there was a chance to explore the Rule […]