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

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International Lacrosse Success

We are so proud of our Downe House girls that will be representing their respective home countries in lacrosse.

Discover 23/03/24
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Introducing HandMeDowne

Introducing HandMeDowne - a pupil-led initiative to improve the School's sustainability with a second-hand uniform business which gives back to the DH community.

Discover 20/03/24
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Day of Musical Theatre 2024

We welcomed Prep Schools to spend a day with our Drama & Dance Faculty to explore 'Bugsy Malone' in our Day of Musical Theatre 2024.

Discover 10/03/24
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World Book Day 2024

Explore the ways in which our students and staff are having fun for World Book Day.

Discover 08/03/24
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One Day You Could be a Teacher!

In his latest blog post, Mr Godfrey (Deputy Head) advocates against the infamous quote, "those who can, do; those who can’t teach."

Discover 07/03/24
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Cooking class for French pupils

Our French A Level pupils spent the day at Migrateful, a charity whose mission is to celebrate migrants and refugees on their journey to integration by supporting them in running their own cooking classes.

Discover 28/02/24
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Celebrating Chinese New Year

Our Chinese New Year celebrations included a whole School lunch, traditional Chinese performances and special workshops for the Lower School.

Discover 26/02/24
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Introducing the Downe House Acting Company

Discover how this special programme for our Sixth Form dramatists helped refine their acting skills before their performance of 'Marvin's Room'.

Discover 07/02/24
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Music Masterclasses

Bob Chilcott and Travis Baker visited Downe House for a day of inspiring workshops for our young musicians.

Discover 01/02/24
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The Transition to University

A special Futures Department event to prepare the Upper Sixth for their next step after life at Downe.

Discover 01/02/24
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Resilience Conference with Radley College

This week, our Lower Sixth were delighted to be invited by Radley College to a conference on resilience, as part of our ongoing Respect Project.

Discover 31/01/24
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Bringing GCSE Poetry to Life

The Upper Fifth (Year 11) were delighted to take part in our annual trip to the 'Poetry Live!' showing at the Oxford Playhouse as part of their English studies.

Discover 25/01/24

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