OLD GREGORIAN GENEROSITY

As the new academic term of 2020 begins, we are extremely grateful for the continued generosity from OGs and the wider Downside Community.   It gives me great pleasure to share the news that Hans Fleischner (C45), has so generously donated $1,000,000 to the Bursary and Scholarship Fund.   Hans is a longstanding benefactor of Downside with […]

ST GREGORY’S SOCIETY AGM

The Annual General Meeting of St Gregory’s Society is usually held on Easter Sunday at Downside. COVID-19 made that impossible this year. By kind permission of Jonathan Grew (C77), it is now proposed to hold the AGM at Pyt House, West Lavington, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 4LG on Sunday, 27th September 2020, at 12.15 p.m. The […]

The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

Congratulations to George Thackray (S16), who, on Friday 14th August, was awarded the Queen’s Medal for Top Military, Academic and Practical Scores across the Army Commissioning Course, he is to commission into The Corps of Royal Engineers. The Queen’s Medal, presented on behalf of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, is an engraved Gold Medallion issued […]

GILES MERCER – CHAIR OF GOVERNORS

We are delighted to announce that Dr Giles Mercer has been appointed as Chair of Governors at Downside School from 20th June 2020. Andrew Hobbs, Head Master, said of the news, “We are privileged to have Dr Mercer as our new Chair of Governors and I look forward to working with him to continue the development […]