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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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Further Young Enterprise success

On Friday May 6th, our Lower 6th Young Enterprise team Karibu, who were winners of the West Berkshire Area Final, competed in the Berkshire Final held at the Hilton Hotel in Reading.

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79% support for First-past-the-post

On the 5th May Downe House pupils continued their tradition of voting in mock elections when there are national elections or referenda.

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Destination: Pre-U !

The decision to move away from A Level and adopt the Pre-U was not an easy one but, as Headmistress Emma McKendrick reveals, it is already proving the right choice for Downe House.

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Why Equality is Better for Everyone

On Tuesday 4th May, Prof Wilkinson (the great-nephew of Olive Willis, our School founder) and Prof Kate Pickett delivered the Summer Term Medley Lecture. The title ‘Why equality is better for everyone’ drew on data from around the world and presented in their bestselling book ‘The Spirit Level’, looked at correlations between inequality and issues as diverse as life expectancy, trust and teenage pregnancy rates.

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In honour of our Founder

On 2nd and 3rd July, we will hold our inaugural Founder’s Weekend in honour of Olive Willis. Tradition will be fused with all that the modern day Downe House offers in a full community celebration.

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The flags are flying for the Royal Wedding

The girls and staff have really entered into the spirit of the Royal Wedding and have been dressed in red, white and blue mufti, some girls going to town on the theme, with Union Jacks being a major feature.

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