Downe House is delighted to announce that Miss Kate Eaves will join the School as Assistant Headmistress (Lower School) from September 2022. Kate’s expertise, experience and energy will be invaluable as we continue to give the very youngest pupils at our School the most enriching, challenging but supported start to their senior school journey.
Mrs Genevieve Ford became Deputy Head (Pastoral) at Downe House after working as Housemistress of AGS and then Head of Upper School. Genevieve is responsible for the residential welfare, pastoral care and wellbeing of each student, working closely with Housestaff.
From 1924, another girls' school was run in the house by a Miss Rain, but this was unsuccessful and closed in 1927. Following an appeal at that year's Annual Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science by its president Sir Arthur Keith , the surgeon Sir George Buckston Browne (1850–1945) bought Down from the Darwin heirs for £4,250 in 1927 (equivalent to £269,887 in ...
In July 2011, Kendrick School was identified by the Sutton Trust as the fifth highest state school for proportion of higher education applicants accepted at Oxford and Cambridge Universities. The report found that 15.2% of pupils were accepted to Oxbridge and 79.4% were accepted to the highly selective Sutton Trust 30 universities over the previous three years. 
The Government has announced that it will not publish any school performance data based on tests, assessments or exams (such as GCSEs and A Levels) for 2020-2021. As a result, many schools have opted to not publish their 2020-2021 results and annual league tables have not been able to publish this year.
Breaside Preparatory School: 380-Bromley Beacon Academy SEN: Good: 151: 0%: Bromley High School: 869-Bromley Trust Alternative Provision Academy: Good: 38-Browns School SEN: Inadequate: 89-Burnt Ash Primary School: Outstanding: 413: 93%: Chelsfield Primary School: Good: 88: 43%: Churchfields Primary School: 500: 77%: Clannad Education Centre ...
Charles Robert Darwin nasceu em Shrewsbury, Shropshire, em 12 de fevereiro de 1809, em uma propriedade da família apelidada The Mount.   O quinto de seis irmãos e filho do médico e investidor Robert Darwin com Susannah Darwin (nome de solteira, Wedgwood), Charles era neto de dois proeminentes abolicionistas: Erasmus Darwin por parte de pai, e Josiah Wedgwood por parte de mãe.