We have called on the wider Downside community these past weeks to support our Upper Sixth pupils as they prepare for university and beyond.

The result is a varied ‘Beyond Downside’ programme which includes daily keynote speakers and sessions to support future career paths with titles such as ‘Challenges and Opportunities: as the ‘old order’ collapses, how do young people embrace that and replace a sense of loss and bewilderment with optimism and excitement?’ and ‘Technology is changing the future of work. The rise of robots…

The content of the ‘Beyond Downside’ programme, as well as keeping students connected, is helping our pupils develop robustness needed to deal with these unprecedented times.

Click here to read the programme.