School News

Ten Tors 2018

We’re pleased to announce that eighteen Downside pupils completed the Ten Tors challenge, this year. Two teams of six took part in the 35-mile challenge, and one team of six completed the 45-mile challenge.  After a blessing from Fr Boniface upon departure, the pupils joined other teams at Okehampton Army Camp to attend a safety […]

New Head Master announced

We are delighted to announce that the Governors and Trustees have appointed Andrew Hobbs as the new Head Master for Downside School with effect from 1st September 2018.  Mr Hobbs said of the news, “I am thrilled to be taking on the role of Head Master and am excited about the journey ahead. Downside is […]

Pupils compete in regional sports

Congratulations to Kofi Barton-Byfield, Madeleine Jones and Hugo Maistrello, who have been busy competing in regional sports fixtures.  Kofi has represented Bath Rugby Academy U15’s in a number of recent fixtures. He has played in a Bath Academy vs Bristol Academy U15 match, and also at the prestigious RFU Regional Academies Festival, held every Easter at […]

Pupils play MCC

Pupils were delighted to welcome members of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) on Wednesday 9th May. The players were impressed by the enthusiasm of the Downside boys and enjoyed using our magnificent grounds. Spectators are always welcome to come and enjoy the cricket, sample the splendid match teas and enjoy the new deck chairs at the […]