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1500m Champ!

Our congratulations go to Kitty S in Lower Fifth, one of our most promising young athletes.

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Downe House joins with Wellington College for first Academic Conference

Last week saw the School's first Oxbridge Academic Conference organised jointly with Wellington College and aimed at pupils aspiring to apply to Oxbridge.

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Introduction to Sixth Form Week

After the exams are over and they have had a hard-earned break, the Upper Fifth return to Downe to meet the new girls joining the Sixth Form from other schools.

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Fabulous Founder’s Weekend

This year’s Founder’s Weekend was blessed with amazing weather and right through from the very moving Founder’s Service in Chapel to the phenomenal closing Dance Showcase ‘Downe the Rabbit Hole’, every event, activity and display showcased the impressive talents of the girls and the willingness of everyone to come together and get involved for the good of the community.

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Higher Education Applications Day for Lower Sixth

It’s that time of year when the Lower Sixth are encouraged to start thinking about starting their university applications.

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DH LINKS Legal Cluster Group meet at the Inner Temple

Last Tuesday evening, current and former parents as well as alumnae who are working or training in the legal sector attended a Legal Cluster Group meeting with Lower Sixth and Upper Fifth girls who have expressed an interest in pursuing law as a career.

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Holcombe House win Sports Day

Sports Day dawned bright and sunny with blue skies and baking heat which the girls seemed to take in their stride with some outstanding efforts and achievements across all the events.

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Exciting activity weekend for Remove at Calshot

The Remove girls travelled to the Calshot Activities Centre near Southampton for a fun-packed weekend taking part in a host of activities, many of which they had never tried before and ranging from watersports to velodrome cycling.

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Teeing off for MacMillan Cancer Support

On Monday 12 June three members of The Downe House catering team undertook a marathon distance golf round to raise money for MacMillan Cancer Support.

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Girls successfully complete Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

The two day hiking and camping expedition is one of the biggest challenges of the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award and our Lower Fifth faced it with energy, enthusiasm and most importantly, good humour.

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Reception for new parents at the House of Lords

The prestigious location of the House of Lords was the venue for the annual Evening Reception for 130 guests including current parents, Governors, alumnae and staff, kindly hosted by former Downe House parent, The Lord Palmer.

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Upper Fourth tour Ypres Battlefields

Just before the half term break, the Upper Fourth set off for Belgium for a tour of the battlefields and cemeteries around the medieval town of Ypres where so many important and decisive battles were fought during the First World War.

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