The story behind the results
One of our star performers in the 2017 public examinations was Natalie, who gained seven A levels/Pre Us at A*/A/D1 and D2 grades. Our congratulations go to Natalie for her amazing achievement across Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Further Maths, Chinese and the EPQ. Here Natalie shares her thoughts on her future aspirations and reflects on her time in the Sixth Form at Downe House.
Celebrating Success on A Level Results Day.
As thousands of Sixth Formers receive their A level results today, Downe House is celebrating the success of its 2017 leavers.
Our congratulations go to Kitty S in Lower Fifth, one of our most promising young athletes.
Downe House joins with Wellington College for first Academic Conference
Last week saw the School's first Oxbridge Academic Conference organised jointly with Wellington College and aimed at pupils aspiring to apply to Oxbridge.
Introduction to Sixth Form Week
After the exams are over and they have had a hard-earned break, the Upper Fifth return to Downe to meet the new girls joining the Sixth Form from other schools.
Fabulous Founder’s Weekend
This year’s Founder’s Weekend was blessed with amazing weather and right through from the very moving Founder’s Service in Chapel to the phenomenal closing Dance Showcase ‘Downe the Rabbit Hole’, every event, activity and display showcased the impressive talents of the girls and the willingness of everyone to come together and get involved for the good of the community.
Higher Education Applications Day for Lower Sixth
It’s that time of year when the Lower Sixth are encouraged to start thinking about starting their university applications.
DH LINKS Legal Cluster Group meet at the Inner Temple
Last Tuesday evening, current and former parents as well as alumnae who are working or training in the legal sector attended a Legal Cluster Group meeting with Lower Sixth and Upper Fifth girls who have expressed an interest in pursuing law as a career.
Holcombe House win Sports Day
Sports Day dawned bright and sunny with blue skies and baking heat which the girls seemed to take in their stride with some outstanding efforts and achievements across all the events.
Exciting activity weekend for Remove at Calshot
The Remove girls travelled to the Calshot Activities Centre near Southampton for a fun-packed weekend taking part in a host of activities, many of which they had never tried before and ranging from watersports to velodrome cycling.
Teeing off for MacMillan Cancer Support
On Monday 12 June three members of The Downe House catering team undertook a marathon distance golf round to raise money for MacMillan Cancer Support.
Girls successfully complete Duke of Edinburgh Expedition
The two day hiking and camping expedition is one of the biggest challenges of the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award and our Lower Fifth faced it with energy, enthusiasm and most importantly, good humour.
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