School News

LANGUAGES OUTREACH

As part of the pupils end of term activities, pupils from Third, Fourth and Fifth Form travelled to St Julian’s Primary School and Croscombe School for Language Outreach sessions. All pupils involved were able to share knowledge at both Schools. The session began with a presentation on the importance of learning languages, followed by a […]

A DAY OF CELEBRATION 2022

On Friday 1st July, we celebrated our Upper Sixth pupils and their last day at Downside School. Not only is this a special day for parents, staff and the pupils themselves; but having missed the opportunity to do so in person all together over the last few years, the day was even more so.  The […]

PRIZES, MUSIC AND A BBQ

Despite the unwelcomed arrival of rain on Thursday 30 June, our concert ‘Music for a Summers Evening Part II’ gave us so much to smile about. This was the second event this term in our Summer’s Evening concerts and gave our pupils the opportunity to perform to a wonderfully attended audience.  The entertainment focused on […]

CONSERVATION AND STEWARDSHIP OF GIFTS

During 3 Days in June a group of Second Form, Third Form and Lower Sixth signed up to learn about Conservation and Stewardship of Gifts. On Tuesday the group visited Longleat Safari Park to learn from the rangers about the various breeding programmes being run.  We particularly enjoyed holding pancake tortoises and meeting the new […]