Entrepreneurial girls set up new app
As part of the Young Enterprise Company Programme run at Downe House as a co-curricular enrichment activity for the Sixth Form, a group of girls are working on creating an online service with an app enabling people to create present wish lists which their friends and family can use to choose a gift that they can be sure is really wanted!
As part of the Downe House ‘Finding Balance’ wellbeing programme, girls from across all year groups have been selected to take part in a trial of the Positive Planner, a journal which aims to give daily inspiration and encourage mental wellbeing.
Cooking up a storm with Chef Josef
World-renowned Executive Chef and Culinary Consultant, Josef Budde is visiting Downe House this week to share his expertise and global experience with both the girls and our amazing Catering team.
Lower Sixth girls express their ideas at ARTiculation Evening
The annual ARTiculation Presentation Evening provides a forum for Lower Sixth girls to express their ideas on their favourite works of art and architecture
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.
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.
Challenging the intellectually curious
Designed to inspire girls beyond the curriculum, the Elective Programme was launched at the end of the Summer Term 2018.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.