School News

DIGITAL LEADERS 2020

It’s that time of year again when we invite pupils to join our Digital Leaders Group. The aim of the group is to promote digital literacy, safer online behaviours, and kindness and respect online and offline. The group conducts assemblies and covers events such as Safer Internet Day. They also listen to what fellow pupils […]

WOMEN OF THE WEEK – THEN & NOW

Caverel House’s Women of the Week Then & Now was started last year to highlight strong and inspirational women, past and present, in the same field. Examples from last year include journalists who helped launch the Arab Spring in Yemen, environmentalists, classicists, botanists, engineers, tribal leaders, professors of literature and science working in pioneering fields, […]

TEAMBATH FUTURES: NETBALL

We are delighted to announce that Fifth Former Laila has gained a place at the TeamBath Futures Pathway for Netball. The pathway comprises Academy Development Centres across the South West that provide pathways for nearly 200 aspiring netballers, aged 14 to 18, to benefit from top-class coaching plus lifestyle and sports science support. Laila’s pathway […]

MICHAELMAS MATILDA 2020

A new Downside tradition! Matilda told such Dreadful Lies, It made one Gasp and Stretch one’s Eyes; Her Aunt, who, from her Earliest Youth, Had kept a Strict Regard for Truth, Attempted to Believe Matilda: The effort very nearly killed her, And would have done so, had not She Discovered this Infirmity… Hilaire Belloc‘s cautionary […]