House News

Powell House at Home 2017

The boys of Powell House were thrilled to welcome friends and family to their annual House at Home event, last weekend.  After Mass in the Abbey Church, during which boys spoke and read bidding prayers, the guests took their seats in the Gasquet Hall for the main event; Rupert and Barnaby spoke eloquently about ‘Life […]

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 […]