Property, Engineering and Architecture
Girls interested in careers in property, engineering and architecture got to find out more about future study and career paths last night when they attended a networking event to meet professionals working in these sectors.
The only way to really master a new language is total immersion and that was the aim of the GCSE trip to Spain over the Long Exeat.
It’s all about the performance!
A Merit and a Distinction were awarded to two very talented Downe House musicians in their ARSM (Associate of the Royal Schools of Music) Diploma examinations taken recently.
There's a New Doctor in the House
The latest member of the Downe House community to obtain their PhD is Teacher of English, Head of Oxbridge and Medical Applications and KS3 Coordinator, Dr Andrew Atherton.
AGS Triumph at House Music
Wednesday 7 February saw the annual Downe House House Music Competition raising the roof off the PAC.
On Tuesday 6 February, several Academic Award Holders participated in the 2018 Downe House Mastermind competition.
EDGE Entrepreneurs launch range of hoodies
EDGE is one of the student companies set up by a group of Lower Sixth girls as part of the wider Young Enterprise scheme, which aims to help young people make the connection between school and the world of work and enables them to develop the knowledge and attitudes they need to success in business.
Victory at the Winter Swim Meet
The annual Winter Swim Meet took place at Downe House on 31 January 2018 and proved to be a hard-fought competition against teams from Queen Anne’s, St Mary’s Calne and St Swithun’s.
Gold Medal for Downe in Badminton
Downe House girls competed in a badminton tournament and came home with first prize!
An insight into life at St Andrews University
Deciding what to study, considering a career path and picking a university all fall under The Oyster Society’s remit, which is to inform and educate girls through talks and lectures given by external speakers, often alumnae, parents and representatives from universities.
Ski success for Downe House team
Held annually in Flaine, the British Schoolgirls’ Races are always the highpoint of the Downe House Ski Team’s year giving them the opportunity to pit their skills against their peer groups from 35 schools across the UK.
Anyone for Oxbridge?
In the last few weeks, six of our girls in the Upper Sixth have been delighted to receive Oxbridge offers for entry in 2018 - these offers mark the end of a very thorough process which begins when girls in the Lower Sixth and their parents are invited to the Oxbridge Programme Launch Meeting.
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