School News

ST TERESA COMMUNITY SLEEP OUT

From Sophie, Upper Sixth Form, St Teresa Community In June the St Teresa Community slept out at Downside for Help the Homeless, a local charity run by one of the School’s parents, Iona White. The Community aims to promote the act of service in the School whilst raising awareness for charities that help those less […]

3 DAYS IN JUNE

Every year, at the end of the Summer Term, pupils have the opportunity to take part in ‘3 Days’ – an activity programme including sport, the Arts, outdoor education and service. This year pupils enjoyed paddle sports, mono-printing, sports camps, Bake Off,  starters’ sign language, a pilgrimage to Glastonbury and Singin’ in the Rain Jr, […]

END-OF-YEAR PRIZES & AWARDS

Last week Downside gathered together in bubbles for the end-of year Prize Giving events to celebrate pupils’ achievements from the last academic year. Each of the prize events included a welcome from Mr Hobbs and musical performances from pupils. At the Upper Sixth Form event, Chair of Governors, Dr Mercer, thanked the whole School community […]

INTER-HOUSE ATHLETICS 2021

The atmosphere at this year’s Inter-House Athletics Day was electric. Pupils and staff were delighted to be able to participate in this much-beloved annual event, despite the need for distancing and bubbled groups. The event is very much about celebrating sport with a healthy amount of good-natured competitiveness. Whether participating in one of the track […]