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Downian Day 2018

Downian Day 2018 will be on 23 June.

AGM Agenda and Members Data Protection

Here is the AGM Agenda.

A revision to the data protection policy is up for adoption at the AGM. If you wish to review the policy and make any comments, here are downloadable copies:

Evening event details are now as below.

Programme

09:10: School assembly in Memorial Hall, ODs and guests welcome

Morning:
      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

13.00: Lunch:
      Family-friendly picnic on Brock Meadow
      Lunch provided for AGM attendees**
            (**please advise by 20 June if you wish to avail of this)

Afternoon:
      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:

We look forward to seeing as many of you as can make it.

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The Downian Society now has a Facebook page where you can leave messages and contact other Old Downians.

Welcome

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.

Membership

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.

Archives

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.

School visits

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 (asc@thedowns.malcol.org) during term time.

Contact

Hon. Sec.: Henry Winstanley (OD 1978-84)

Online/email:

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 9 June 2018