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Literary Senior recommendations for Lower School

Our Literary Seniors, Fife and Vivi (UVI), share their favourite book series aimed at Lower School readers.

Discover 12/02/23
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The Pioneer – Peacock

The extravagant fantail of the male peacock is a thing of beauty. In this article for The Pioneer, Rebecca (Upper Fifth/Year 11 pupil) explores the reasons why peacock show off their impressive plumage.

Discover 05/12/22
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The Pioneer – Silence

Have you ever been in a place that is completely void of any noise? In this article for The Pioneer STEM magazine, Millie explores the benefits to health of being in a space that is completely silent.

Discover 05/12/22
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The Pioneer – Fashionably Detected

In this article for The Pioneer STEM magazine, Upper Fifth pupil Sage explores emerging technologies and breakthroughs in the field of bioengineering that have proved exciting in the past few decades.

Discover 05/12/22
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Innovative STEM Shorts Initiative

A group of our Upper Sixth STEM students treated their fellow sixth formers, Scholars from across the School and members of the STEM subjects staff to an inspiring evening of short talks on the topic: “Modern-day problems that can be solved through inspiration from nature.”

Discover 25/11/22
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Girls in wellbeing lessons

International Boarding Day 2021

Our boarding community is a close-knit environment where young people are cared for and cared about. It is unquestionably an extended family where the girls have mutual respect, develop close friendships and bonds, and create many moments to treasure and from which to learn.

Discover 08/10/21
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‘My Downe House journey’ by the Head Senior

Head Senior, Lucy describes her journey since joining Downe House when she was 11 and explores what has made it such a special experience.

Discover 05/07/21
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DECOs Newsletter

Students from our Eco-Committee share our latest eco news as well action points from their monthly meetings!

Discover 12/02/21
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7 easy ways to make your workout more eco-friendly

Make your workout routine more eco-friendly and sustainable with these simple tips.

Discover 19/01/21
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Top 5 ways to keep your mind active during lockdown

We all know that it's important to stay physically active. Poppy, our Deputy Head Senior, shares her best tips to give your brain a workout and keep your mind healthy.

Discover 15/11/20
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Languages: your questions answered

Jemima, who clearly loves studying languages at Downe House, answers your questions!

Discover 13/11/20
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Creative Arts: your questions answered

Frankie, Imogen, Flossie and Tracy give us an insight into studying the Creative Arts at Downe House.

Discover 30/10/20

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.

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

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