Archive for the ‘Boarding’ Category

Boarders’ Open Weekend

After the long awaited Eagle House rugby fixtures on Saturday afternoon, the boys were welcomed back into the house with a warm roaring fire, a fancy of woolly ...

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Ready Steady Cook

Well done to team Fearnley-Whittingstall  who were the winners of Saturday Night’s Ready Steady Cook competition.  The much coveted prize was a menu of thei...

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Year 7 Big Weekend

Year 7 got their Ainsley Harriott faces on for their Big Weekend Ready, Steady, Cook! Five groups, all named after TV chefs, competed in five 15 minute rounds t...

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Boarders’ ‘Escape from Colditz’ Weekend

From the whirling, crashing sounds of the McMullen Hall air raid shelter in red-light mode to the still and creepy silence of the Park fields, the boys engaged ...

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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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