Downside is pleased to welcome a number of new staff on both the teaching and support sides. Mr Michael Randall is our new Deputy Head. As well as assisting Mr Hobbs with the exciting new future of the school, Mr Randall will be one of Downside’s Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads, along with the Head Master. […]

New Prior Announced at Downside

The Monastic Community at Downside has petitioned the Holy See for the the continuation of the current administrative arrangements at Downside Abbey for a further two years which means that a Prior Administrator leads the Community as opposed to an Abbot. The Community is relatively low in numbers and the English Benedictine Congregation now wishes […]

Car-nival family fun day at Downside

Downside School, a day and boarding school for boys and girls, is preparing to host a day for all the family at ‘Car-nival’. The event will take place on Sunday 24th June, from 12noon to 4.30pm. Over 100 classic and vintage vehicles will be competing to win. There will also be cricket for boys and […]

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 […]