Old Gregorians News

Downside pupils at Buckingham Palace

Still buzzing with Royal Wedding excitement, we were thrilled for a large number of senior Downside pupils (and recent leavers) who were invited to attend a garden party at Buckingham Palace this week. The pupils were awarded their Duke of Edinburgh Gold awards at the event, the award requires dedicated service and physical activity over […]

New Head Master announced

We are delighted to announce that the Governors and Trustees have appointed Andrew Hobbs as the new Head Master for Downside School with effect from 1st September 2018.  Mr Hobbs said of the news, “I am thrilled to be taking on the role of Head Master and am excited about the journey ahead. Downside is […]

75th Anniversary of Downside Air Crash

On 15th May Downside marked the 75th anniversary of the Downside Air Crash with a commemorative event to remember the 9 pupils of the school and the pilot who lost their lives that day.  On the afternoon of 15th May 1943 a Sea Hurricane based at RNAS Yeovilton crashed into the cricket pitch during a […]

Edinburgh Dinner 2018

OGs and guests enjoyed a super meal at the New Club in Edinburgh on Friday 11th May.  Thanks to Richard Warren (B77) for all his help in putting this event back on the OG calendar. Those attending were: Ben De Haldevang (U84) Anthony Dickson (U84) Edward Hughes (S13) Nicholas Kemp (S56) Joanna Kemp James Leeper […]