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Evensong at Gloucester Cathedral

On Monday 13th June (St Anthony’s feast day) Repertory Choir augmented by a few loyal members of Choral set off to sing Evensong at Gloucester Cathedral. What a magnificent building, and what a delight to sing in! Later on the Dean explained to us that it had one of the finest acoustics in the country.

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Butchery workshop for School Chefs

One of the workshops that the Downe House chefs have attended this year has been a Butchery Master Class. The School’s local butcher and supplier visited to demonstrate their skills in jointing and boning and re-educating them on what cuts of meat are best used for the different dishes on offer at Downe House.

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Miranda Hart on stage

Downe House’s very own multi award winning comedian, Miranda Hart, and her gorgeous dog, Peggy, joined us for the morning on Friday, 27th May.

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China Conference at Radley

On Thursday, 19th May, the whole of the Lower Fifth took a trip to Radley College to participate in a China Conference. The girls had two talks, the first of which introduced them to China; the language, food, business and experiences.

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Double Success at National Youth Theatre

Olivia Mills and Daisy Jones were both delighted that they had been offered places at the National Youth Theatre following their successful auditions this year. It is of little surprise that we had this double success story as they are both such dedicated and committed actresses.

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Stonar

On Saturday the 14th of May, Elinor Flemming, Honor Loveridge, Emily Hill and Louisa Henry competed at Stonar Schools’ Junior One Day Event.

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24 Hour Swimathon

Upper Sixth Form students Vivian Li and Georgia Palfrey masterminded a 24 hour Swimathon event, which saw a team of girls completing the equivalent of four crossings of the English Channel in order to raise money for their chosen charities, BEAT and Great Ormond Street.

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Choral and Repertory Choir go to Venice

Any trip to Venice instantly promises to be a magical occasion and this year’s tour did not disappoint in any way.

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A flying start for the Inter Athletics team

The Intermediate Athletics Team started the summer term superbly. They won the 1st round of the National Schools Cup and they now progress to the Regional Final at Millfield in June. They should then qualify to the National Final which takes place on Saturday 9th July.

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Fashion for a good cause

Our recent Textiles Fashion Show showcased the creations of girls from U4 to U6. Since September the girls from L5 to U6 have been working extremely hard on their Art & Design Textiles Coursework. The Textiles Fashion Show was designed primarily to showcase the girls’ fantastic creations whilst raising funds for a charity that means a great deal to many of us, Cancer Research.

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Murder, Mystery, Suspense

On Saturday 7th May evening, Tedworth enjoyed a Murder Mystery evening, performed by a group of professional actors and actresses over dinner.

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Cowboy themed auction raises £28,000+

AGS hosted its annual ‘AGS at Home’ on Saturday 19th March which took the form of a Wild West Supper and Show followed by an auction and raffle. The AGS parents turned up in droves decked out in ‘Cowboy Chic'.

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