Inside Downe

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Inside Downe

Why I Love Boarding

For National Boarding Week the girls answered the question, "Why do you love boarding?" Here are the answers!

Discover 09/07/19

Veyrines: Adventures in France

Every Lower Fourth girl spends a term in Veyrines, France at our rural farmhouse school. Read about the girls' latest adventures.

Discover 02/07/19

Meet our new Head and Deputy Seniors

Get to know our new Head Senior and Deputy Head Seniors, Arah and Tilly.

Discover 10/05/19

Archives: Who was Miss Nickel?

Known for wearing distinctive felt hats, speaking twenty three languages and never talking about her mysterious past, Miss Maria Nickel is possibly the most intriguing woman from Downe House history.

Discover 22/04/19
12 Packing Tips Blog Post Lower School Downe House

12 Packing Tips We Wish We’d Known in Remove

Minty and Peyton tell us their top tips when packing for boarding school.

Discover 12/03/19
EPQ Blog Post Pride Downe House School photography

How I Turned my Passion for Photography into an EPQ Project

Upper Sixth student Ella explains how she put on her own photography exhibition as part of her EPQ project alongside her A Level studies.

Discover 04/03/19

How I Started My Own Ethical T-Shirt Business

Hermione tells us the story of ChatTee, the business that she and her brothers started recently which raises money for charity.

Discover 03/12/18

A Day in the Life of a Lower School Boarder

Lower Fourth student Olivia shows us what a day in her life at Downe House looks like.

Discover 06/10/18

A Day in the Life of a Sports Scholar

Sixth Form student Alexa shows us exactly what happens in twenty-four hours as a Sports Scholar at Downe House.

Discover 23/09/17

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?