Pupil News

Downside pupils and OGs help at Lourdes

Once again, a vast number of Downside pupils, both past and present, offered to take part in the Order of Malta Volunteers (OMV) Pilgrimage to Lourdes.  To be a volunteer you have to be less than thirty years of age (except for the medics, chaplains and one or two others). The young helpers commit themselves […]

EBC Essay Competition – Downside pupils excel!

Downside has enjoyed an enviable reputation in this competition in recent years and we have maintained our success rate. The competition itself is not merely an ideal opportunity for pupils to challenge themselves intellectually, but time to reflect and think deeply about the value of a Benedictine education. Writing the essay demonstrates independent learning, and […]

Downside Leavers’ Ball 2017

Our Upper Sixth Form pupils joined friends, family and staff to celebrate the end of the academic year, on Friday 30th June. With a circus theme, guests were greeted by theatrical performers, juggling and on stilts, upon arrival at the drinks reception.  Everyone enjoyed the themed menu consisting of a ‘Corn Dog’ starter (Duck Liver, orange & salted pretzel […]

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.