School News

THIRD FORM RADIO PLAYS

During lockdown, Third Form budding actors explored the work of Foley Artists who make and record sound effects for radio drama and other programmes. After experimenting with everyday objects and recording their own effects, pupils were put into groups in breakout rooms to create their own pieces. They started with a choice of scripts which […]

LETTERS OF HOPE

During our Month of Service, the Houses have opted for a variety of different Acts of Service. The Caverel girls are writing ‘Letters of Hope’ to OG keyworkers – including education and healthcare professionals – to express their gratitude and support for the work our alumni have been doing during the pandemic. Here are some […]

UK MATHEMATICS TRUST INTERMEDIATE CHALLENGE 2021

Many congratulations to our pupils who took part in the UK Mathematics Trust Intermediate Mathematical Challenge last month. The UK Mathematics Trust charity was founded in 1996 with an aim to advance the education of young people in mathematics. The Trust works with hundreds of volunteers across the UK organising competitions to promote problem solving and team work […]

OSCAR ROMERO COMMUNITY

“Aspire not to have more, but to be more.” Saint Oscar Arnulfo Romero The Oscar Romero Community is a youthful, faith-based movement led by Downside pupils. The group meets once a week, with the support of Mr. O’Rourke, to discuss their key aims of identifying and promoting the importance of faith in sport at Downside […]