To make our admissions process as seamless as possible, this section of our website contains links to forms and documents that you will need to complete an application to Downsend. Please do let us know if you need any assistance throughout the process as we would be delighted to help.
When you have made a decision to apply to Downsend, we ask you to complete our Registration Form. This can be completed online here: Downsend School Application Form (cognita.com)
We will email you our Offer Pack, which consists of:
- Your Offer Letter
- Parent Contract/Terms and Conditions
- Downsend’s Values
- Pupil Health Record Form
- Acceptance of Place Form
In addition to the above, we will also automatically enrol your child for Pupil Personal Accident Insurance, provided by MARSH. This insurance is designed to provide assistance if your child is injured at school. This is charged on your first invoice and is currently £9.45 per academic year. Details of the scheme and FAQs can be found here:
In addition to this, you will also have the option to opt into:
Pupil Absence Insurance: This insurance allows you to make a claim for school fees in the event your child is absent from the insured school due to the pupil’s illness or accident or contact with an infectious disease. This is currently charged at 0.73% of your termly fee (from Reception to Y11) or £29.13 for First Steps and Rising Reception. This will be charged termly if you choose to sign up.
The details of this and how to apply can be found here:
- Key Facts Pupil Absence Insurance
- Pupils Absence Insurance Application Leaflet
- Pupils Absence Insurance Q&A
AXA Pupil Health Insurance: If you choose to sign up to this scheme, you will be charged £112 per term. The details of this and how to apply can be found here:
Please note that all costs quoted above are for the 2020/21 academic year and will be reviewed annually by the providers.
When you have accepted your offer and all your paperwork and deposit has been safely received, we will confirm all the details for your child’s start with us.
An example of our Junior School Autumn Term Brochure can be found by clicking here.