FIRST-EVER GIVING DAY 2022

On Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th June 2022, Downside held its first-ever Giving Day. A fun-filled 36-hour challenge which brought the entire community together, from pupils, staff, parents, OGs and anyone associated with Downside to celebrate our founding year in Somerset, 1814, whilst focusing on creating a brighter future for current and future pupils. The […]

EDINBURGH DINNER 2022

On Friday 17th June, OGs and their guests gathered at the New Club in Edinburgh for a reunion dinner. Thank you to Michael McNaught-Davis (C82) and Richard Warren (B77) for organising the Dinner. James Leeper (C76), Anthony Dickinson (U84), Paddy Rice (B02), Nicholas Kemp (S56) and Joanna Kemp all attended. Unfortunately, co-host Richard could not […]

KENYA OLD GREGORIAN EVENT

On Thursday 16th June 2022 Andrew Hobbs, Head, and Claire Low, Director of Admissions and Marketing, hosted this year’s Kenya Community Event. We were delighted to host an Old Gregorian event in Nairobi last night and catch up with OGs, current parents, and families considering Downside for their children. The event was held at the […]

CEREMONIAL PARADE

Today the School CCF contingent, on the occasion of her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee, conducted a ceremonial parade, including a royal salute and three cheers.   This photo was taken from the top of the Roberts Tower, showing the contingent arranged in formation to pay their respects to the Queen.    It was with great pleasure […]