School News

THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF GOLF

Downside has one of the oldest school golf programmes in England, with the game first being played at the School in 1912. Over the last century the game of golf has evolved into a truly global sport, played by 55 million people on 32,000 courses in over 200 countries. After spending the last year navigating […]

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 […]