LEPRA street dance session
A representative from LEPRA Health in Action gave a talk to members of the UIV in September about the work of LEPRA and how the charity looks after and treats children and adults with leprosy.
Music for Youth Prom
On Wednesday, 13 November, a group of girls from the Remove to Lower Sixth joined all the teachers in the Music Department for a Music Matters trip to the Music For Youth Schools’ Prom at the Royal Albert Hall.
AGN Ice Ball
One Icy Night on November 10th, an Ice Ball took place in the Farr Centre which was transformed even though there was a parents’ meeting until 3pm! They managed an impressive turn around to get this momentous occasion started just four hours later!
Lacrosse West Counties Tournament
Fireworks light up Cold Ash sky
The weather was exceptionally kind to us on Sunday, 4 November, when we held a Firework Night at field.
Living Rainforest visit for LIV
On Tuesday, 6 November, the Lower Fours ventured to the Living Rainforest in Hampstead Norreys.
The History Squad brings Roman history to life!
On Sunday 4 November, Kevin Hicks from the History Squad came to Downe House to teach the Lower Fours about life in the Roman Army, finishing up a Roman-themed weekend which included a classics trip to Fishbourne Roman Palace and a Roman-themed dinner in the dining hall.
Half Term in Nice
After running a successful trip to Nice for the last 3 years, we took another group of L6 girls over the October half term for some linguistic immersion staying with French families, as well as intensive lessons and cultural visits in that beautiful area of France.
Paralympic Swimmer gives inspiring talk
On Wednesday, 3 October, the Lower Fifth and Upper Fourth were fortunate enough to get to listen to the inspirational Paralympic swimmer, Fran Williamson.
West Lacrosse Runners Up
The 1st Lacrosse team took part in the West Lacrosse Tournament on Saturday, 13 October at St. Swithun's, Winchester. The team progressed easily to the top division by winning their 3 matches in the morning.
Berkshire U19 Lacrosse Teams
Congratulations to the following girls who have been selected to represent the Berkshire U19 Lacrosse Teams for 2012.
Veyrines celebrates 20 years
As Veyrines celebrates its first twenty years in the beautiful valley of the Dordogne, it was a pleasure to welcome the Headmistress, Mrs Emma McKendrick, last weekend, to spend time with us and get a flavour of life here. Enjoy her comments below.