School News

EPQS – THE STEPPING STONE TO INDEPENDENT LEARNING AT A TOP UNIVERSITY

Recently, some of our motivated Lower Sixth Formers completed and presented their Extended Project Qualification (EPQ). And some of the titles chosen were quite arresting! Motivated pupils can complete an EPQ in their Lower Sixth year to show prospective universities how well they work independently and to boost their UCAS points. An EPQ is an […]

SIXTH FORM PUPILS WELCOME SHEIKH RASHAD AZAMI

We were delighted once again to welcome Sheikh Rashad Azami from Bath, formerly imam of the mosque there to Downside School last week. He came to talk to the Upper Sixth Form about Islam as part of their General Religious Studies course, which covers philosophy of religion, religion and ethics and the New Testament. Sheikh […]

COMMUNITY SPORTING PARTNERSHIPS

At Downside School we aim to instil in our pupils an appreciation of core Benedictine values that can help them show character in action through their association with sport. We continually support our talented young sportsmen and women to show exceptional personal Discipline in their training and preparation; to have an awareness of the value […]

DOWNSIDE CAREERS FAIR 2019

Last Saturday the School held its annual Careers Fair. There were a number of talks and seminars for students to attend, along with the chance for pupils to meet with a varied range of Higher Education and Gap Year providers, as well as representatives from different professions.  We were very grateful to all our exhibitors and […]