For National Boarding Week the girls answered the question, “Why do you love boarding?” Here are the answers!
At Downe House we wholeheartedly believe that girls learn as much in the boarding House as in the classroom.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
Head Senior, Lucy describes her journey since joining Downe House when she was 11 and explores what has made it such a special experience.
Students from our Eco-Committee share our latest eco news as well action points from their monthly meetings!
Make your workout routine more eco-friendly and sustainable with these simple tips.
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.
Jemima, who clearly loves studying languages at Downe House, answers your questions!
Frankie, Imogen, Flossie and Tracy give us an insight into studying the Creative Arts at Downe House.
Susie and Alex, two of our Seniors, answer your biggest questions about Sport at Downe House.
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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