Archive for the ‘Boarding’ Category

Year 7 Big Weekend

The Year 7 boys had a superb and busy Big Weekend.  There was huge excitement at the arrival of the Downe House ladies for Saturday night’s social and, somew...

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Snow Centre Visit

Over the weekend the boarders piled into the minibuses and hit the slopes…. of Hemel Hempstead Snow Centre!  The departure from school was appropriately snow...

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Boarders’ Clubs

Boarders’ Clubs are now up and running with a variety of options available.  Tuesday’s clubs included the headmaster’s pot luck club,  jelly bean pi...

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Boarders’ Race Night

On the first Saturday night of the Lent term an exclusive group of boarders met in the McMullen Hall to pit their wits against the bookies at the annual Boarder...

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Boarders’ Carols

The boarders saw out the Autumn term with a festive treat for the senses: singing Christmas carols, hearing some reflective and funny readings, meeting Santa wi...

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The Christmas Tree in the Front Hall

The Year 4 boarders did a wonderful job helping Mrs Inglis to decorate the huge Christmas tree in the Front Hall on Monday night.  With Christmas music in the ...

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Ready, Steady, Cook

Ready Steady Cook this year was another culinary classic set up by Lara and her team!  The four boys’ teams, led by the four of Australia’s finest Master C...

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Escape from Colditz Weekend

The Boarders enjoyed the annual Escape from Colditz event, getting themselves dressed up and pumped up for their epic escapes.  Prizes were awarded for costume...

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Boarding Weekend

The boarders enjoyed an action packed weekend.  On the Saturday evening, the Safari Supper took place which consisted of different courses and games in diffe...

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Year 8 Big Weekend

On Saturday evening the Year 8 Big Weekend kicked off with preparations for the arrival of… the GIRLS!  Although the boys pretended to play it cool, their tr...

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