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Downey House

 



 Click on our crest to read a brief history of Downey House


Welcome to Downey House




Facilities at Downey House

 
Downey House accommodates 15 classrooms, a computer/music room, a Library, a Gym/Assembly Hall  and a Canteen/ Hall with Stage. The school is set into 40 acres of playing fields with access to facilities fortennis, netball, hockey, basketball, football, cricket and rugby.

In April 2015, Downey House celebrated the opening of its new library. The well-known, local author Liz Weir came to do a workshop with the children before opening the library and mingling with guests. 

Local author Liz Weir at the opening of our new library in April 2015

Staff of the College and Prep. Dept. join with author Liz Weir [far left] to celebrate the opening of the new library

A BIG THANK YOU to the DOWNEY HOUSE PTA for their hard work fundraising to create this revitalised resource for all the pupils at Downey House.
 
The PTA
 
The Parent Teacher Association has raised an immense amount of money over the years to provide valuable extra equipment to benefit their own and future generations of pupils.

To read the Downey House PTA Magazine please click on the image below:
 

The PTA organise an excellent variety of events and welcome any help from any source!

Events run by the PTA include:

- Secondhand Uniform Stall
- Cake Sales (March)
- Hallowe'en Spectacular (October)
- Santa Morning (December)
- May Ball
- Summer Fun Night (June)
 
The committee is also happy to assist new parents with any problems which may arise.
 

Uniform
The Downey House uniform colours are royal blue and gold. Historically they have always been different from those of Methodist College. The badge is a dragon with the motto AD AUGUSTA. A list of official suppliers and other details are available from the school.
 


To see some more pictures from Downey please click here
 



Downey House Pre-School

Please contact the Head of Pre-School, Mrs Gemma Kerr at Downey House (9028 6666 DL)

Downey House Afterschool Club

Please contact the School Secretary, Mrs Susan Hampton at Downey House (9028 6660)