School News

Sports Coaches at Downside

This term, we’ve welcomed a new Head of Hockey Development and Head of Academic PE, Mr Ben Edge.   Ben is a professional player and currently represents Hockey Wales as a senior mens squad player. He was educated at the University of Exeter where he gained a BSc (hons) in Sports Science, before undertaking a PGCE […]

Remembrance at Downside [2017]

Pupils, parents, staff, OGs and friends came together to remember the fallen during a weekend of remembrance.  A short Remembrance Service took place at the School War Memorial, on Saturday 11th November, led by Fr Boniface. Wreaths were laid, hymns sung and a minute’s silence took place, with Antonia playing the Last Post. On Sunday, […]

Busiest Open Day in a generation!

We were delighted to welcome a record number of families to the Downside Open Day, on Saturday 4th November.  The clouds dispersed just in time for sunshine and blue sky to welcome the 55 families to Stratton-on-the-Fosse, with many travelling from around the UK. Visitors enjoyed their tours with our pupil guides, after hearing our […]

Downside Remembers

As the 11th hour of the 11th day approaches, the pupils and staff of Downside School prepare for the Remembrance Service, an annual service which takes place at the Downside War Memorial.  The service is always very special, with the pupils taking time out of their day to remember the Old Gregorians who fell in battle, and […]