Pupil News

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 […]

Pupils succeed at art exhibition

A number of works, produced by Downside pupils, have been accepted for display at the Black Swan Young Open Exhibition, this spring. In addition, works by four pupils were awarded ‘highly commended’ at the awards ceremony. The pupils travelled to Frome with Head of Art, Erica Williams, and Artist in Residence, Harriet Croucher, to attend […]

Pupils record audio book for online

Pupils and staff have been working in the Petre Library to record Anne of Green Gables… in its entirety!  The 1908 novel by L.M. Montgomery follows the story of 11-year-old orphan, Anne Shirley. A long-standing favourite, the book has sold more than 50 million copies since its publication; it’s been translated into film, tv and […]