School News

FEELING HOT?

A project by the St Francis Science Club. In the Summer Term a group of Fourth Form pupils and Mrs Alcantara, one of Downside’s excellent Biology teachers, formed the St Francis Science Club. Their goal was to use STEM skills to assist the School and its leadership team in making Downside more sustainable and reduce […]

REBADGING CEREMONY

Yesterday was an historic and noteworthy day in the long history of Downside School CCF. Since the establishing of the Irish Guards in April 1900, Benedictine schools have provided them with a vast number of officers. A quick glance at the photographs in the School’s Science corridor shows that Downside’s Catholic faith meant that a […]

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

In May we saw the return of live theatre to Downside – one of the first schools in the country to create a ‘live’ performance for a ‘live’ audience. We are extremely proud of the dedication from our committed Sixth Form cast and production crew who treated us to a fast-paced and amusing show night […]

PERFORMANCE PATHWAYS: GIRLS’ HOCKEY, CRICKET & NETBALL

The girls representing themselves and Downside at the numerous Performance Pathways each week, do so with great commitment and humility. They are an example to the sporting community at Downside of hard work and dedication. Not only this, but the girls are an embodiment of the Benedictine Values every time they step out on the […]