News Room

Read our latest school news to learn about the exciting things which take place at Downe House.

News Room

How eco-friendly are you?

How eco-friendly are you? Take this short quiz to find out!

Discover 05/06/20

Sixth Formers see assets of MBA business simulation

Although there are no exams for the Upper Sixth this term, the girls have been spending their time wisely and, for many, very productively. From an innovative programme of virtual short courses and workshops on offer, a definite highlight has been a Mini MBA business simulation.

Discover 02/06/20

The Covid-19 frontline: diary of a respiratory doctor part 2

Dr Neda Hasan (DH 2008), a respiratory doctor at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, shares more stories from the frontline against the virus.

Discover 01/06/20

12 good news stories from Downe House

Here are twelve examples of how girls and their families, staff and alumnae around the globe continue to support charities at a local, national and international level in wonderful ways.

Discover 22/05/20

Downe House provides PPE for local community

Our IT team have been busy 3D printing face shields for staff at organisations in our local community.

Discover 22/05/20

Eco-Committee support the Kennet and Avon Canal Trust

The Eco-Committee attended a Horizon Scanning Day at the British Standards Institute in March, raising environmental issues of international importance and raising £1500 for a local charity.

Discover 21/05/20

The Covid-19 frontline: diary of a respiratory doctor part 1

Dr Neda Hasan (DH 2008), a respiratory doctor at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, shares stories from the frontline against the virus.

Discover 20/05/20

3D printing face shields for frontline NHS staff

When the call came out from the online 3D printing community that frontline NHS staff had requested over 186,000 face shields through the 3DCrowd UK website in just 1 week – the IT team at Downe House leapt at the chance to get involved.

Discover 03/04/20

Downe House goes online

With the School campus closed for the foreseeable future, virtual teaching and learning is in full swing with all timetabled lessons taking place as usual.

Discover 25/03/20

Downe House moves to online teaching and learning

After very careful consideration, it was with great regret that the Headmistress announced this afternoon the decision to move entirely to online teaching and learning from Monday 23 March 2020.

Discover 18/03/20

Japan Day

In the latest in a series of global days, Remove girls had the opportunity to learn about the fascinating and multi-faceted culture, traditions and history of the Land of the Rising Sun.

Discover 18/03/20

Edinburgh Unimeet

The inaugural DH LINKS Unimeet took place over the weekend bringing together Downe House alumnae who are at Edinburgh University.

Discover 18/03/20

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?

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