Old Gregorians News

John Tabor Ordination

John Tabor (C91) was ordained to the priesthood on 30th June in Westminster Cathedral by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, for service as a priest of the Diocese of Westminster. He has been appointed Assistant Priest in the Parish of SS Peter and Paul Northfields in West London. Photo credit Marcin Mazur and the CBCEW.  You can […]

2018 Leavers’ Ball

The 2018 Leavers’ enjoyed a wonderful ball at the end of term celebrating with friends, family and staff to mark the end of their time at Downside. Everyone enjoyed the themed menu consisting of Tuna Carpaccio, Ballotine of Chicken and Chocolate Bomboniere. Our thanks go to the staff of Holroyd Howe for creating such a […]

Carnival 2018

Hundreds of people visited Downside on Sunday 24th June to enjoy the Downside Carnival.  Over 140 spectacular cars and motorcycles were on display.  Guests enjoyed hot air balloon rides, live music, cricket and games. Children had great fun painting a car and we thank Ped from Pylle Motors for kindly supplying this. We are very […]


On Saturday 16th June Downside School’s 1st XI cricket team were delighted to host their annual fixture vs the Downside Wanderers Cricket Club. The Wanderers, captained by Hugh Jennings (S11) had enjoyed great success in this fixture during recent years, until 2017’s memorable tied game! Returning to face the School were Sam Harris (B12), James […]