Pupil News

TEAMBATH FUTURES: NETBALL

We are delighted to announce that Fifth Former Laila has gained a place at the TeamBath Futures Pathway for Netball. The pathway comprises Academy Development Centres across the South West that provide nearly 200 aspiring netballers, aged from 14 to 18, with top-class coaching and lifestyle and sports science support. Laila’s pathway application process started […]

MICHAELMAS MATILDA 2020

A new Downside tradition! Matilda told such Dreadful Lies, It made one Gasp and Stretch one’s Eyes; Her Aunt, who, from her Earliest Youth, Had kept a Strict Regard for Truth, Attempted to Believe Matilda: The effort very nearly killed her, And would have done so, had not She Discovered this Infirmity… Hilaire Belloc‘s cautionary […]

INVENTORS OF TOMORROW (PART 4)

Lower Sixth Former Sebastian is designing and building a motorised battlefield stretcher for his A level Design Technology course. “I am interested in a career in the military and wanted to be able to solve a real-world problem for the armed forces – that of treating and moving injured soldiers in the field easier. Stretchers […]

MICHAELMAS MATILDA

A new Downside tradition! Matilda told such Dreadful Lies, It made one Gasp and Stretch one’s Eyes; Her Aunt, who, from her Earliest Youth, Had kept a Strict Regard for Truth, Attempted to Believe Matilda: The effort very nearly killed her, And would have done so, had not She Discovered this Infirmity… Hilaire Belloc‘s cautionary […]