School News

Les Misérables – a huge success!

The pupils didn’t allow a second visit from the ‘Beast from the East’ to dissuade them from presenting two phenomenal performances of Les Misérables, last weekend. The cast and crew had worked incredibly hard throughout the Lent term to present this ambitious production and it certainly paid off. Bravo to all involved!  Click here to access […]

Pupils succeed at art exhibition

A number of works, produced by Downside pupils, have been accepted for display at the Black Swan Young Open Exhibition, this spring. In addition, works by four pupils were awarded ‘highly commended’ at the awards ceremony. The pupils travelled to Frome with Head of Art, Erica Williams, and Artist in Residence, Harriet Croucher, to attend […]

Science Scope comes to Downside

We’re thrilled to announce a new partnership with Science Scope, a Somerset-based organisation who specialise in linking ICT with science education. Pupils will have daily access to the team with expertise in a range of cutting-edge technology. In particular, there will be opportunity to explore the Internet of Things and experiment with new equipment, such […]

Pupils record audio book for online

Pupils and staff have been working in the Petre Library to record Anne of Green Gables… in its entirety!  The 1908 novel by L.M. Montgomery follows the story of 11-year-old orphan, Anne Shirley. A long-standing favourite, the book has sold more than 50 million copies since its publication; it’s been translated into film, tv and […]