Archive for the ‘Boarding’ Category

Year 8 Big Weekend

It was a wonderful weekend in the boarding house. The Year 8 boys were fantastic hosts as they entertained the Downe House girls for an evening of reeling on Sa...

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Year 6 Big Weekend

The Y6 boarders had a fantastic weekend of fun in Plantation, learning all the tricks of the survival trade courtesy of expert Jamie Corry from Twisted Firestar...

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Boarding Weekend

A relaxed weekend saw the boarders undertake the now traditional ‘supermarket sweep’ as they selected their favourite movie night snacks; I’m always amaze...

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Friday Night Street Food

On  Friday evening, Lara and the Palmer and Howells team treated us to a spectacular outdoor Mexican themed street night supper.  On the menu were delicacies ...

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Paintballing on Boarders’ First Weekend

The boarders enjoyed their first weekend back with the Headmaster’s Birthday BBQ, enjoying some homemade cake topped with plenty a candle! Running around the ...

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Year 8 Big Weekend

It was a fantastic final Big Weekend for the Year 8 boys. It began on Friday night with ‘Downe House Does Wimbledon’. The boys enjoyed mixed doubles, aiming...

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Douai Sports Day

Sunday 31st May was Douai Sports Day, a fun-packed collection of games and sports (and sweets) where the boys measured their football shot power, had their face...

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Year 6 Big Activity Weekend

No quarter was asked or given during the great Year 6 Big Weekend water fight. Skirmishes broke out as soon as the boys said good bye to Summer Fields, with hos...

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Open Weekend

It was wonderful to see the school burst back into life with the first open weekend of the term.  If you ask any boarder what they like most about boarding the...

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Year 6 Big Weekend

A match lights and a fuse fizzes… Cue the Mission:Impossible techno remix. “Your mission, should you choose to accept it…” Escape from a top floor cell,...

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