A charming and characterful campus

The School campus is set on a beautiful 110 acre woodland estate in Berkshire, overlooking the historic Berkshire Downs and providing a safe, tranquil environment for the School community.

Explore the campus for yourself, including the Murray Centre, the historic Cloisters and Chapel, classrooms and boarding houses, as well as dedicated science, modern languages, creative, performance and sports facilities.

Explore the campus for yourself, including the contemporary Murray Centre, the historic Cloisters and Chapel, classrooms and boarding houses, as well as dedicated science, modern languages, creative, performance and sports facilities.

1

Lower School Boarding

Hermitage, Hill and Darwin’s own space on campus – the fourth House is in Veyrines, Franc

2

Woodland

Acres of woodland estate providing beautiful green space as well as our cross-country route.

3

Farr Centre

The Farr Centre is our multi-purpose sports hall and includes a gym, fitness and conditioning suite and dance studio.

4

Swimming Pool

Our 25m heated pool, spinning bikes and 3 squash courts.

5

Playing Fields & Courts

We have 5 lacrosse pitches, floodlit astro for hockey and tennis, 7 netball courts, 10 hard tennis courts and a sports pavilion.

6

Sixth Form Boarding

York and Willis provide a modern dining room and communal space for our oldest pupils.

7

Wakefield House

Reception is located here as well as Leadership Team offices and the Headmistress’ study.

8

Murray Centre

Our stunning centre for learning, with School Shop, library, 250 seat auditorium and coffee shop.

9

Garden House

Garden House is our Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) hub where seven languages are taught.

10

Science

Dedicated Science Block housing our Biology, Chemistry and Physics laboratories.

11

Classrooms

Classrooms for a range of subjects are located in this busy area of school.

12

Chapel

The spiritual heart of school. It is also a place for reflection and music performances.

13

Cloisters

The iconic and beautiful centre of the school, housing the Chapel as well as classrooms.

14

Greek Steps

Wonderful outdoor space used for gatherings and performances eg; Buskers’ Corner.

15

Upper School Boarding

Five Upper School Boarding Houses for girls aged 13-16: Aisholt, Holcombe and Tedworth with AGS and AGN standing in their own space on site.

16

Main Dining Room

Delicious food served here daily – it is also used for special functions.

17

Performing Arts Centre

Our 500-seat theatre complete with hydraulic stage and lighting and sound desk.

18

Music

Home to our award-winning Music Department, Concert Hall, Classrooms and Music Practice area.

19

Creative Arts & Design Technology

Dedicated workshop spaces for Art, Pottery, Textiles, D&T, Leiths and Photography.

20

AGS

Five Upper School Boarding Houses for girls aged 13-16: Aisholt, Holcombe and Tedworth with AGS and AGN standing in their own space on site.

21

Medical Centre

Our dedicated team of trained nurses provide round-the-clock medical care here throughout term.

22

AGN

Five Upper School Boarding Houses for girls aged 13-16: Aisholt, Holcombe and Tedworth with AGS and AGN standing in their own space on site.

23

Sports Field

Our AstroTurf pitches and field located here, along with the Gastro on the Astro!

1: Lower School Boarding

Hermitage, Hill and Darwin’s own space on campus – the fourth House is in Veyrines, Franc

2: Woodland

Acres of woodland estate providing beautiful green space as well as our cross-country route.

3: Farr Centre

The Farr Centre is our multi-purpose sports hall and includes a gym, fitness and conditioning suite and dance studio.

4: Swimming Pool

Our 25m heated pool, spinning bikes and 3 squash courts.

5: Playing Fields & Courts

We have 5 lacrosse pitches, floodlit astro for hockey and tennis, 7 netball courts, 10 hard tennis courts and a sports pavilion.

6: Sixth Form Boarding

York and Willis provide a modern dining room and communal space for our oldest pupils.

7: Wakefield House

Reception is located here as well as Leadership Team offices and the Headmistress’ study.

8: Murray Centre

Our stunning centre for learning, with School Shop, library, 250 seat auditorium and coffee shop.

9: Garden House

Garden House is our Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) hub where seven languages are taught.

10: Science

Dedicated Science Block housing our Biology, Chemistry and Physics laboratories.

11: Classrooms

Classrooms for a range of subjects are located in this busy area of school.

12: Chapel

The spiritual heart of school. It is also a place for reflection and music performances.

13: Cloisters

The iconic and beautiful centre of the school, housing the Chapel as well as classrooms.

14: Greek Steps

Wonderful outdoor space used for gatherings and performances eg; Buskers’ Corner.

15: Upper School Boarding

Five Upper School Boarding Houses for girls aged 13-16: Aisholt, Holcombe and Tedworth with AGS and AGN standing in their own space on site.

16: Main Dining Room

Delicious food served here daily – it is also used for special functions.

17: Performing Arts Centre

Our 500-seat theatre complete with hydraulic stage and lighting and sound desk.

18: Music

Home to our award-winning Music Department, Concert Hall, Classrooms and Music Practice area.

19: Creative Arts & Design Technology

Dedicated workshop spaces for Art, Pottery, Textiles, D&T, Leiths and Photography.

20: AGS

Five Upper School Boarding Houses for girls aged 13-16: Aisholt, Holcombe and Tedworth with AGS and AGN standing in their own space on site.

21: Medical Centre

Our dedicated team of trained nurses provide round-the-clock medical care here throughout term.

22: AGN

Five Upper School Boarding Houses for girls aged 13-16: Aisholt, Holcombe and Tedworth with AGS and AGN standing in their own space on site.

23: Sports Field

Our AstroTurf pitches and field located here, along with the Gastro on the Astro!

Visits & Open Mornings

The best way to find out more about Downe House, is to come and experience it for yourself – arrange a visit or join us for one of our Open Mornings?

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