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A Day in the Life of a Director of Digital Learning

The Digital Downe-load #4 | Mrs Basnett takes us through a day in her life as the Director of Digital Learning at Downe House.

Discover 16/07/24
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A Trip to Chalke History Festival

In the last week of June, our Lower Sixth (Year 12) History students attended Chalke History Festival to immerse themselves in the past.

Discover 28/06/24
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Award Winning Sixth Form at Downe House

We are delighted that our Sixth Form has been awarded the 'Highly Commended' prize in the 'Prepared for Life' category of the Muddy Stilettos School Awards 2024!

Discover 24/06/24
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National Education Conference at Downe House

Mr Godfrey (Deputy Head) writes his account of Downe House's Academic Conference on the topic of Maximising Pupils' Potential.

Discover 21/06/24
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Oxbridge Experience Day

Our Futures Department arranged an Oxbridge Experience Day for our Lower Sixth (Year 12) pupils.

Discover 20/06/24
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Creative Arts Exhibition Open Studios

We are delighted to invite the local community to Downe House to enjoy our Creative Arts exhibition on Monday 1 July and Tuesday 2 July.

Discover 19/06/24
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Global Exchange trip to South Africa

In April, Olivia and Sophie (Upper Fifth) had the amazing opportunity to visit South Africa as part of the Global Schools' Exchange Programme.

Discover 17/06/24
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Higher Education Applications Morning

Our Lower Sixth got stuck into their Higher Education applications this week with our dedicated Futures Department leading the way.

Discover 13/06/24
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Global Exchange trip to the USA

Over the Easter holidays, Pippa and Phoebe (Lower Fifth) went on the Global Schools' Exchange Programme to the USA.

Discover 10/06/24
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Excellence in Teaching: Metacognition

The latest focus for our Academic Staff has been on metacognition. Read on to discover what they have learnt.

Discover 05/06/24
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A Day at the Races

Our Downe House parents, as part of the DH Society, had an exciting visit to Highclere Stud thanks to DH alumna, Emily Scott.

Discover 03/06/24
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Romeo and Juliet Dance Show

"Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene"... A Downe House Dance Show to remember!

Discover 01/06/24
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