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Our Alumni

Welcome to our new Alumni page, a place of nostalgia and memories. Our aim is to help our Alumni group stay connected, fostering the bonds that were forged within the school walls. This is a newly formed group, and we're working hard to build our Alumni database, if you know other Alumni please spread the news!


Stay connected

Join our Meta Group

We've created an Alumni group connected to our school page on Meta. We invite you to join our community of former students where in time we'll share a treasure trove of stories, achievements, updates from fellow alumni and news from the school.

Join our group
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Let's celebrate!

Alumni event

To celebrate the launch of our Alumni group, we're hosting an event at our school on Saturday 8th June between 2.00-5.00pm. Guests will have a chance to tour the school, explore our school archive museum and catch up with old friends. Afternoon tea and refreshments will be provided. If you'd like to come along, please complete the form below to confirm your attendance. 

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Sign up to our Alumni event

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Would you like to attend our Alumni event on June 8th?

Take a trip down memory lane A journey through time

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Cubs at The Downs c.1950-1980

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Downs Rugby c.1970-1980


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Girls athletics team c.1990


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Girls hockey team c.1990s

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The school play c.1990s

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Building the archives

Be a part of history

We'd love you to help create a 'Memory Wall' at our new school museum being curated by master historian Robert Ayres. If you have fond memories of your time at the Downs, please complete our form and we'll include it in the Memory Wall - this will be available to view at our Alumni event in June.

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