School News

BBC Monastery programme for Radio Times Readers’ Award

We’re thrilled with news that the BBC Four Meditations from the Monastery series, which featured Downside monks for an hour of ‘Slow TV’ last autumn, has been nominated for the Radio Times Readers’ award in the Sandford St Martin Awards!  If you missed the original broadcast, you can watch an extract here.  Please click here to […]

Lent Choral Concert 2018

The pupils presented a wonderful performance of Bach’s Mass in B Minor during the final week of the Lent Term. It was a busy week for our talented performers who had presented Les Miserables the previous weekend, click here to see more.  To learn more about Music at Downside, click here.   

Downside pupil accepted to Stanford summer course

We’re thrilled with news that Fabiola Fernández-Cuervo Medrano has been offered a place to study on the two-month summer course at Stanford University.  Fabiola, who is currently studying A Levels in Physics, Maths and Biology, will elect to take part in courses related to computing and bio-engineering during the two-month residential course. She will be able […]

Les Misérables – a huge success!

The pupils didn’t allow a second visit from the ‘Beast from the East’ to dissuade them from presenting two phenomenal performances of Les Misérables, last weekend. The cast and crew had worked incredibly hard throughout the Lent term to present this ambitious production and it certainly paid off. Bravo to all involved!  Click here to access […]