Murray Centre hosts exhibition of student photos
The first exhibition of a studentís 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 Neotís, 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.
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.
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.
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 Centreís China Auditorium.
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 charityís 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.
An inspiring Michaelmas Concert
The Michaelmas Concert is one of the highlights of the Music Departmentís calendar and this year's event involved over 200 pupils including all of the Lower School girls.
Fast forward to a career in Fashion
A career in fashion is a dream for many young people but getting a foot in the door can be daunting. To help and support girls with a passion for fashion, the latest in the series of DH LINKS Careers Networking events brought together parents and alumnae who work in the fashion, beauty and retail sectors with 20 girls in the Lower and Upper Fifth and Sixth Form.
A Trio of Sisters and Scholars
A strong streak of sporting talent clearly runs through the Neville family as each of the three sisters currently studying at Downe House has been awarded a Sports Scholarship on their own merit. The eldest sister, Anna who is in the Lower Sixth, has been a Scholar throughout her five years at the School; Honor is in the Lower Fifth and the youngest sister, Iona, has only just joined Downe House Remove in September 2018.
Global opportunities for girls abound!
The Summer Holidays offered an amazing array of opportunities for girls choosing to go on a Global Student Exchange organised by the Downe House Higher Education and Global Initiatives (HEGI) Department.
Innovative and eco-friendly Murray Centre
From the outset, the vision for the new Murray Centre in the heart of the Downe House campus included plans to minimise its carbon footprint and to meet the highest building standards in order to provide a state-of-the-art building which will take the School into the future.
Interviewing for Oxbridge
As part of the ongoing preparation for Sixth Form students who are applying to Oxbridge, the Higher Education and Global Initiatives (HEGI) Department invited the not-for-profit organisation, OxFizz to come and deliver practice interviews for girls who are applying to Oxford or Cambridge as well as any student undertaking an academic interview as part of their university application.
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