Celebrity Chef Bake Off
This week, Downe House enjoyed the company of Daniel Galmiche, internationally renowned Michelin–starred chef from The Vineyard. Daniel, who regularly appears on television (BBC’s Saturday Kitchen with James Martin), was invited to Downe to be part of an exciting event.
Languages Book Club
Miss May, from the Modern Languages Department, arranged a Lower School and Upper Four Book Club which met on 10th May.
Cothill School lecture
Girls from the Lower School headed into deepest Oxfordshire on Thursday evening and were warmly welcomed by Mr Howe-Jones to Cothill School.
Sixth National Russian Essay Competition
We are delighted to announce that we have scooped up two prizes at the 6th National Russian Essay Competition.
Another year of Medley Lectures
Nancy Medley, the Headmistress who followed founder Olive Willis, had a reputation for inviting interesting speakers to Downe House from a very wide range of backgrounds.
China week at Cheam
Last week a group LV girls showed off their linguistic talents by teaching local pre-prep children Mandarin.
Antonia to appear in Holby City
Current U6 student Antonia Clarke features in Holby City tonight (BBC One - 8pm) and next Tuesday in a 2 episode guest role...
Lizzie Fane - a name to remember
Spotting an opportunity at university, and having the commitment and talent to see it through, is making Lizzie Fane (DH 2004) a name to remember.
A record €3482 for Hopital Sourire
The girls of the Lower Four have become ever more ingenious in their fundraising efforts, during the term in Veyrines.
Willy Wonka Day
‘Willy Wonka Day’ was the brainchild of outgoing Head and Deputy Seniors, Iona Loveridge and Jo Benthall. On Wednesday 21st March the school woke up to the sight of the cloisters lined with bunting and the grass covered in giant lollipops.
National Schools Squash Trophy winners
The girls in the U19B team gained success at the finals of the Trophy competition held on 20th March at the Manchester Arena.
National and International Sport
Isabel Brown and Lucy Lukic competed for Junior England Lacrosse against Junior Wales and Junior Scotland in Edinburgh on Sunday 18th March.