Manquehue News


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 […]


Last week’s pilgrimage to Glastonbury was part of the of the School’s annual ‘Three Days’ activities programme, which is held towards the end of the Summer Term. The pilgrimage included a group from the Upper Sixth Form, the Lay Chaplain, Mr Andrewartha, and members of the St Scholastica Community. On day one, pupils learnt what […]

Whole School Retreat [2017]

Pupils and staff took part in a Whole School Retreat, last week. Working within houses, under the guidance of senior pupils and chaplaincy staff, the pupils worked together on a number of tasks to strengthen their faith and team bond.  To learn more about the work of the Chaplaincy team at Downside, click here.   

Founder of the Manquehue movement visits Downside

The Manquehue Apostolic Movement celebrates its 40th Anniversary throughout 2017 and we were delighted to welcome Jose Manuel Eguiguren, its founder, to Downside earlier this week. The highlight of Jose Manuel’s visit was an encounter with some pupil members of the Downside Lectio groups; together they enjoyed a supper and a Q&A session. The group watched a film about […]