Expert Voices

Voices across the Downe House community explain, uncover, assert and celebrate education.

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AI – A Teacher’s Perspective

The Digital Downe-load #3 | Mrs Basnett (Director of Digital Learning) discusses AI from a teacher's perspective.

Discover 03/05/24
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Maximising Academic Potential

Mrs Patrick (Assistant Housemistress, Teacher of Geography) shares some of the ways we can help to ignite academic curiosity within our students.

Discover 25/04/24
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The Role of Digital Technology in Retrieval Practice

Mrs Basnett (Director of Digital Learning, Teacher of French) provides a wealth of practical strategies for embedding retrieval practice into lessons.

Discover 18/04/24
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Retrieval Practice Principles

Dr Atherton (Director of Learning and Research, Teacher of English) outlines why retrieval practice is so effective as well as some of its guiding principles.

Discover 11/04/24
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Embedding EDI into the Classroom

Miss Palmer (Teacher i/c Psychology, Resident Tutor, EPQ Supervisor, EDIB Coordinator) explains the importance of EDI teaching and how to embed this into teaching and learning.

Discover 04/04/24
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Preparing for Tomorrow: The Importance of AI Education Today

The Digital Downe-load #2 | Mrs Basnett (Director of Digital Learning) discusses the importance of AI education.

Discover 02/04/24
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Tennis on Tour!

A brilliant opportunity for our budding tennis stars to train with elite coaches at a Tennis Camp in Portugal.

Discover 29/03/24
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Self Esteem and Social Media

Miss Lister (Housemistress) shares her original research exploring the impact social media can have on emotional wellbeing within adolescents.

Discover 28/03/24
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I know the English language dominates in the world but… 

Mrs Sabnis (Head of Modern Foreign Languages) asks what’s the point of learning a language in a world where English dominates and AI seems to be creeping into ever more aspects of daily life.

Discover 09/02/24
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Music Masterclasses

Bob Chilcott and Travis Baker visited Downe House for a day of inspiring workshops for our young musicians.

Discover 01/02/24
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Introducing the Downe House Centre for Learning and Research

The Centre for Learning and Research at Downe House has a single aim: to use the latest and most cutting-edge educational research to improve the outcomes of our pupils.

Discover 05/01/24
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Art & Literature: Examples from the Classroom

Mr Atherton (Director of Learning and Research) considers some of the ways we might use art in the English Literature classroom, drawing examples from his own teaching.

Discover 07/12/23
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