So many things make the difference at Downe House…

Every girl at Downe House is valued, supported and challenged as an individual and provided with an exceptional range of opportunities to explore and develop her strengths. So many things make the difference at Downe – we aim to ignite a love of learning and ensure that when the time comes to leave, she believes she can achieve anything.


Welcome from our Headmistress

Joining us at Downe House will be the beginning of an exciting and fulfilling journey where your daughter can expect to be challenged and supported in equal measure. Meet our Headmistress, Emma McKendrick, who has has been leading the Downe House community for over twenty years.


Working at Downe House

As a leading girls’ independent full boarding school for girls aged 11-18, we offer a huge variety of rewarding and fulfilling jobs.


Latest news and blog posts

Open Mornings and Virtual Tours

The best way to find out more about Downe House is to experience it for yourself. We tailor our virtual Open Mornings and Virtual Tours to suit your family.


The Downe House Podcast

Connecting our community and exploring the Downe House DNA in relaxed conversation – our new series of Podcasts is live and available to listen now.