House News

Weekend fun for boarders!

Our boarders have thoroughly enjoyed a huge range of weekend activities, during the first month of the school year. During the past few weeks, the younger pupils have enjoyed a trip to Brean Leisure Park, they’ve been paintballing, visited Bristol Zoo, and enjoyed a ‘Film and Popcorn’ evening, whilst the older pupils have established the […]

Team photographs available to order

The full range of 2016/17 team photography, both house and sports, is now available to order for your child. To order a print (framed or unframed), please contact David Wiltshire Photography either by telephone 01985 213376 or email 

House at Home: Roberts House celebrate

Each boarding house at Downside hosts a ‘House at Home’ event during the course of the academic year. It is an opportunity for the pupils to welcome their friends and family to school, and enjoy a few hours together as a group, with food and entertainment planned by the pupils.  Last weekend, it was the […]

Inter-House Music Competition

The Inter-House Music Competition at Downside is always something that we look forward to; it is an entertaining evening and this year was no exception, with performances on harps, drums, piano and more, plus our resident cellists…we even experienced musical mime from the boys of Smythe House!  Best Soloist – Smythe House (Reggie Wu) Best […]