School News

Oxbridge success!

We’re thrilled to report that Tristan van Laar has been offered a place to study Biological Sciences at St Hilda’s College, Oxford (Choral Scholarship), Matthew Walters to study Classics at Homerton College, Cambridge (Organ Scholarship), and Olii Neilson to study Earth Sciences at St Anne’s College, Oxford.  They, along with a number of our Sixth Form pupils, undertook an academic enrichment programme, receiving […]

Downside’s female cricketers make their debut!

A number of Fourth Form pupils made their cricket debut on Tuesday afternoon. Under the guidance of coach, Alfonso Thomas, the group of female pupils confidently took on competition against their counterparts from King Edward’s and Kingswood schools.  We look forward to watching the girls’ progress throughout the rest of the academic year! This month, the […]

A very muddy Inter-House race!

The pupils embraced the bitterly cold Monday afternoon weather to battle it out on the sports pitches… lots of sliding in the mud, lots of cheering, lots of happy pupils. We couldn’t resist sharing these lovely muddy photos with you. To learn more life at Downside, come and visit us at our forthcoming Open Day on Saturday […]

Refurbished Chemistry Labs

Budding scientists are thrilled with the refurbishment of the Chemistry laboratories, which took place during the festive break. Science at Downside continues in popularity with more and more pupils selecting to study the subjects at A Level. To learn more, click here.