Downian Day 2018 will be on 23 June.
Please note the details have changed a little.
09:10: School assembly in Memorial Hall, ODs and guests welcome
Hobbies running around the school
Guided tours of the school
Railway engine driving lessons for ODs given by current hobbyists*
(*please register interest by Fri 15 June)
12.30: Downian Society AGM in the Old Library
Family-friendly picnic on Brock Meadow
Lunch provided for AGM attendees**
(**please advise by 20 June if you wish to avail of this)
Railway in steam, with rides for ODs and guests
Guided tours of the school
Cricket matches: U13A girls v Bromsgrove; 2nd & 3rd XI boys v Beaudesert Park
16.30 (TBC): Official reopening of the Geoffrey Hoyland Memorial Hall
18.00: Summer Celebration event, organised by Friends of The Downs. (The original Pig'n'Jig is transforming into somethine else, details to be announced)
We look forward to seeing as many of you as can make it.
The Downian Society now has a Facebook page where you can leave messages and contact other Old Downians.
The Downian Society is open to past pupils of The Downs Malvern and the three school which eventually merged to create it:
Honorary membership is also offered to members of staff when they leave.
The Downs Malvern is now well established and has strong links with Malvern College. The current Headmaster, staff, pupils, Governors and parents are keen to build on much of the history that the three founding schools and their communities have established, whilst continuing to innovate and improve.The Downian Society has a strong part to play in maintaining these historical links.
Past pupils or staff may contact the Society secretary as below and he can arrange for you to join.
The Society currently has well over a 1,000 members, details of whom are held by the secretary.
The archives are extensive and cover an enormous amount of the school history. We always welcome additions, particularly Badgers as we no longer have a complete set. We do not have any copies of old Downian Society newsletters at present and this could form a useful addition.
The archives are temporarily housed in a cramped wooden hut on the main school site, while we try to find a more suitable permanent home. Visits can be arranged by appointment.
The school always gives a warm welcome visits to former pupils. If you let the School Secretary know beforehand she will happy to arrange for you to be shown around school. Please contact Pam Hill on 01684 544104. Queries about The Downs Malvern can be addressed to the Headmaster (email@example.com) during term time.
Hon. Sec.: Henry Winstanley (OD 1978-84)
You can leave messages and contact other Old Downians on the Downian Society Facebook page.
All other queries about the Society and Old Downians should be addressed to the Downian Society Secretary, Henry Winstanley. He may be contacted via email at the "downiansociety" mail address "at" thedowns.malcol.org
Postal address: The Downian Society, The Downs Malvern, Brockhill Rd, Colwall, Malvern, WR13 6EY.
The Downs Malvern: For information about the school, or to contact it for any other reason, you can contact Pam Hill on 01684 544104. General queries about The Downs Malvern can be addressed to the Headmaster during term time via. asc "at" thedowns.malcol.org. You can also find out more on the The Downs Malvern web site.
Website: To contact the Downians webmaster for this site, please use the "admin" email address "at" downians.org
Updated 8 May 2018