Pupil News

FROM THE HEAD MASTER

Following the Government directive, Downside School has closed for the time being. Whilst we are uncertain when we, along with other schools, will be able to open again for pupils and staff to return in person, we remain, as ever, a committed Downside community. This is a time for imagination and courage, a chance to […]

ROCK NIGHT

Friday was Rock Night here at Downside, as a number of our rock bands wowed parents, staff and fellow pupils with an array of impressive musical talent. Seb Hall and Nick Hobbs kicked off the evening with Wonderwall by Oasis and The Summer Place by Fountains Of Wayne, with Seb playing the guitar that he […]

OUR HOUSE – THE MADNESS MUSICAL

Slick costume changes, cleverly designed sets, creative choreography and all our favourite Madness tunes – Our House, the Musical, was everything we love about Madness and more. Our House, written by Tim Firth, tells the story of Londoner Joe who, on his 16th birthday in an effort to impress his girlfriend, Sarah, makes a decision […]

TEDx – FOR ‘IDEAS WORTH SPREADING’

Heads of School Georgia Bolton and Mateusz Kapustka have secured a TEDx licence for Downside.  Securing the licence has been a rewarding but challenging process, involving hard work, dedication and time, something as Heads of School, Georgia and Mateusz are no novices to. A grassroots initiative created in the spirit of TED’s mission to research […]