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We’ve done it again!! Choral through to National Finals!!

Following on from Senior Choral being crowned Barnardo’s ‘Senior Choir of the Year’ in 2018, we are delighted to announce that this year, Choral have reached the Finals of the Barnardo’s National Choral Competition.

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Winner of the West Berkshire ‘Volunteer of the Year’ Award

A member of the Downe House Bursary team, Janet Wood has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to her community winning the West Berkshire ‘Volunteer of the Year’ Award.

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Challenging the intellectually curious

Designed to inspire girls beyond the curriculum, the Elective Programme was launched at the end of the Summer Term 2018.

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Distinction awarded for Masters in Psychology of Music

Graduate Music Assistant, Sarah Morgan has successfully completed her Masters in the ‘Applied Psychology of Music’ and was awarded a Distinction by the University of Leeds.

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Senior Choral sing at the Royal Albert Hall

Every now and again the opportunity of a lifetime comes along and for any choir, the invitation to sing at the Royal Albert Hall is just such a moment.

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Rivers and Regeneration

Nearly half of the Upper Fifth are studying GCSE Geography and they set off for their fieldwork trip to Juniper Hall Field Centre to put into practice the qualitative and quantitative geographical skills they have learned in the classroom.

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Murray Centre hosts exhibition of student photos

The first exhibition of a student’s photographs has been mounted in the Collaboration Space in the Murray Centre by Ella Franklin in the Upper Sixth, which forms part of the research phase for her Extended Project Qualification (EPQ).

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A puzzling day at Downe

The Downe House Maths Department invited boys and girls from Chafyn Grove, St Neot’s, Brockhurst and Marlston House and Lambrook Prep Schools to join Remove girls for a day of puzzles and challenges during what has now become an annual Puzzles Workshop.

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Historic Hampton Court Palace

Trips form a key element of the enrichment programme for the Academic Award Holders and the Lower School Scholars and Exhibitioners enjoyed an educational trip to the historic Hampton Court Palace in London.

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A Taste of Four Languages

Downe House Lower Fourth girls enjoyed a Language Taster Day organised by the Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) Department to give them an introduction to four new languages, Spanish, Italian, German and Chinese, which they will have the opportunity to study as a GCSE course starting next academic year.

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First ever Downe House Challenge

Last Friday saw pupils from across the School, gather to pit their wits in the first ever Downe House Challenge, held in the Murray Centre’s China Auditorium.

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AGS raised £8,000 for Hope Asia

AGS hosted a Charity Fundraising Gala in aid of their international link charity, Hope Asia and raised over £8,000 which will be donated to the charity’s Myanmar Project. This Project aims to build a network of boarding houses in remote regions of Myanmar where children can stay during term time and access the local education provision, while still being connected to their families and local culture.

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