Welcome to Downsend School

As a specialist Pre-Prep and Prep School in Surrey, we understand every single stage of your child’s educational development. We go beyond preparing our children for a place at their first choice senior school, with a creative approach to learning that inspires young minds from the time they first step through our doors.

Inspiring young minds

Our children learn by getting actively involved in everything they do, they develop the skills to solve problems, take responsibility and think for themselves

Specialists in early years

We lay down the foundations of education and make sure your child is excited and confident about taking the next big steps

Common entrance 100% pass rate

An average of 136 scholarships have been awarded in the last three years, of which one in three are academic

“Arrangements for pastoral care are outstanding”

Children learn within a caring framework where achievement and personal development run in parallel

Over 70 different extra-curricular activities

Including a dynamic programme of Sport, music and drama, whatever the talent we have first rate facilities to progress it

50 weeks of learning and childcare provision

We match the school day to your working day and provide a fun programme of activities and full care through the holidays