World Peace Day
On Friday, 21st September, World Peace Day, the peace flag was flying and the last four events to mark the occasion were underway:
Cambridge Footlights give workshops
Emma Powell (DH 2010) is one of the stars in the illustrious Cambridge Footlights company for their 2012 international tour.
Stonar is always a really popular event, with many schools competing as it is usually one of the first events in the new school year.
Berkshire County Tennis Champions
Four of our Upper IV girls managed to beat St Mary’s, Ascot, on 20 September to become Berkshire County Tennis Champions for 2012. It was a great evening of tennis and we are now down to the last 52 in country!
Sandham Memorial Chapel, Burghclere
We walked through rain into a small, dull building to be dazzled by delicately intricate paintings - very inch of the walls were plastered in colour, meticulously planned by the artist, Sir Stanley Spencer.
Miranda wins Best Actress
Miranda Hart (DH 1991) scooped Best Actress at last night’s 2012 TV Choice Awards.
Examination Results 2012
So many of our leavers this year from the Upper Sixth have surpassed all their expectations in their A level and Pre-U exam results, matching our highest ever A* or equivalent performance, thus enabling them to continue into their chosen university courses with confidence.
AGN embark on 2nd Cycle Tour
Following the success of the Heart of England Tour last summer AGN's cycle team are embarking on another even more challenging trip from Land's End back to Downe House.
Clare Balding carries Olympic Flame
The sports commentator and television presenter, Clare Balding (DH 1988), is to carry the Olympic flame through Newbury.
Debating with Eton
On Wednesday, 14 June, a selection of Eton boys came to Downe House for an evening of debating.
Newbury Inter Relays
There were excellent performances from all the girls at the Newbury Relays on Thursday, 14 June, especially the U13s with their new school record!
Louisa makes GB Olympics Rowing Team
DH alumna Louisa Reeve (DH 2002) has been selected to race in the GB Team for the 2012 Olympic Games.