Here are some of the reasons why parents choose us.

  • Over 90% of our children are working above National Average by the end of Year One;
  • All Year 3 pupils receive specialist tuition in the flute, trumpet and violin, as part of the Downsend Music Programme;
  • All pupils, including our Pre-Prep children, have access to expert coaching in a wide range of sports through the Downsend Academies;
  • 68% of our pupils exceed their expected progress by the end of Year 6;
  • On average, over 95% of our pupils pass the entrance test to their first choice senior school;
  • 45% of our Year 8 pupils gained a scholarship to their senior school last year. 40% of these were academic.
  • Typically over 40 academic, sporting or creative scholarships are awarded each year to some of the top senior schools, including City of London Freemen's, Epsom College, Reigate Grammar and St John's. Some pupils achieve scholarships to schools further away, such as Tonbridge, Winchester College and Westminster.

To view our latest inspection reports for each of our sites please click here.

We are committed to providing an enriched educational experience for your child. The journey through Downsend is a smooth one and, with each passing year, our children develop into assured, independent and self-reliant learners. Lifelong skills such as respect for others, politeness and an eagerness to learn and progress are combined with outstanding teaching methods.