Convincing win over Wycombe
The Removes showed that hard work and determination pay off with a convincing win over Wycombe Abbey on the Netball courts.
Astronomy Club @ Oxford Observatory
On Tuesday 28 February, the Astronomy Club visited the University of Oxford to make use of reserved time on the 16” Philip Wetton Telescope, which is normally set aside for post-graduate research.
Footlights Co. to tour with Emma
We are delighted to announce that Emma Powell (DH 2010) has been selected to join the illustrious Cambridge Footlights company for their summer tour to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the east coast of America.
Conde Nast talk magazines
Sixth Form girls interested in a career in the world of magazines and journalism were treated to a talk by Editor-in-Chief of Conde Nast Contract Publishing, Mr Darius Sanai.
House Music winners
House Music took place on Wednesday, 8th February. The overall winners were Aisholt, conducted by Isobel Camm.
On Thursday, 9th February, 3 Downe House Cross Country teams took part in the Radley Relays. The teams consisted of 4 runners and they had to each run 1.8 miles across really rough terrain, mainly through mud and streams!
Newbury Cross Country
On Wednesday, 1st February, 4 Downe House Teams took part in the Newbury Cross Country Championships at the Newbury Showground. The temperature was below zero and the course was challenging in length.
GCSE League Tables
Since 2007 pupils at Downe House have followed the Edexcel IGCSE Mathematics qualification.
Author, Jane Cuff, gives talk
On Friday, 9th January, children’s author, Jane Cuff, gave a talk to the whole of the Lower School in the Main Library. The theme of Jane’s thought provoking talk was bullying.
Busy time for Young Enterprise
The Lower Sixth girls involved in Young Enterprise have been busy this month. On 1st February Downe House hosted a seminar open all pupils in West Berkshire who are participating in Young Enterprise.
Annabel appointed District Judge
We are delighted to announce that The Queen has appointed former Downe House pupil Annabel Pilling (DH 1991) to be a District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Kenneth Clarke QC MP.
Little John's House
Beth Yorath came in to talk to our Lower School about Little John’s House…..a small charity working in Romania. Little John’s House was set up in memory of a boy called John who was rescued by them but sadly died soon afterwards.