Vision and Aims

Downside’s vision, as a Catholic and Benedictine school with Christ at its centre, is to be a bright light in education and to inspire service in our world.

Our aims:

  1. To guide pupils and staff to encounter Christ through experience of a Benedictine community of faith
  2. To be uncompromising in the pursuit of academic excellence
  3. To foster a culture of unselfish love, integrity, humility and leadership through service
  4. To develop the character and confidence of young people through sport and co-curricular opportunities
  5. To develop the school community’s facilities and resources through strategic stewardship.