Support us

Learn more about the variety of ways you can support Downe House through donations, bursaries and funds.

Ways to give

Please use our Donation Form below which outlines the various ways to make a donation. If you are a current parent, you can ask to have the donation added to your next School bill. Alternatively, you can arrange a bank transfer using our bank details which can be found on the Donation Form.

Giving by cheque

You can make a donation to the Downe House Foundation by cheque.

Please complete a Donation Form together with your cheque payable to the ‘Downe House Foundation’ which is our registered charity name. Please send this to: Foundation Office, Downe House School, Cold Ash, Thatcham, Berkshire RG18 9JJ

Gift Aid

Gift Aid is one of the easiest ways to make your donation tax-effective. If you are a UK taxpayer, 25% will be added onto your gift at no cost to yourself, simply by ticking the Gift Aid box on the Donation Form.

Please use the Gift Aid Calculator below to find out exactly how much your gift could be worth.

Proposed Donation: £

Basic Tax Rate (%)

Full Value with Gift Aid: £

But if you pay a higher tax rate of 40% then you may reclaim higher rate relief of: £

Ten Year Vision

Discover how your donation to our Ten Year Vision will support the future development of the School.


Tours & Open Mornings

The best way to find out more about Downe House is to experience it for yourself. Book a personal tour or join us at one of our Open Mornings, available throughout the year.


Maximising Pupil Progress – find out more about our exciting Academic Conference HERE

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