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School Head


Mrs Emma McKendrick, Headmistress

Whenever you start your career at Downe House it will be the beginning of an incredibly exciting and fulfilling journey.

No school has the right to make a girl into a particular person, but it does have a responsibility to provide her with as many opportunities as possible - academic, co-curricular and pastoral - in order to allow her to grow, develop and make the most of her individual strengths. A boarding education provides us with two very precious commodities, time and space. Learn more...