House News

13+ SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

We have this week concluded the largest and highest quality set of Downside School 13+ scholarship assessments this decade.  The quality and number of applicants for the Academic, Sport and Art categories in particular were outstanding. Overall there were 30 candidates and 48 individual applications across the seven scholarship categories of Academic, Music/Choral, Art, Design, […]

CHARITY SHOWCASE CONCERT

From the opening fanfare by the Brass Group to the rousing finale with concert band and the pipers, this year’s Charity Showcase Concert delighted an enthusiastic audience with a feast of musical delights from a huge variety of musical genres.  Our large instrumental ensembles featured in the programme with a spirited performance of Rossini’s Barber […]

CHARITY FASHION SHOW

Last Saturday Caverel House Students and Staff hosted a Fashion Show in aid of the anti-trafficking charity YouCanFree.Us. The Show was the brainchild of two Sixth Formers, Celeste and Emma, who were supported at every stage by their House Mistress, Mrs Bouchard. The girls spent months planning the Show, designing and making their creations, and […]

SPORTS ROUND UP

In Rugby news, the 1st VII had their first Sevens tournament last Sunday at Millfield School and recorded excellent victories in two play-off games against Bryanston and Exeter Schools. The results were just reward after an excellent first few weeks of training from a young and inexperienced Downside Sevens side. The tournament also gave us […]