Assessment Days

Assessment Days


Prep School

We are a mixed ability school which is keen to ensure visiting children feel relaxed and at ease, allowing them to be themselves and shine. Along with short English and Maths assessments, the children will enjoy a relaxed problem solving activity to demonstrate their team interaction and communication skills.

Our next Assessment Day for 11+ and 13+ entry is on Friday, 22 March.  Please register your child here by Friday, 15 March and we will confirm the timings of the day and the format.  Children will be asked to wear their school uniform and bring a pencil case with them.  Refreshments will be provided throughout the day.

We are offering Taster Mornings for children looking to join  the Lower School (Years 2-5) within the current academic year.  Our next Taster Morning  is on Monday, 25 February.  Please register your child here by Friday, 18 February and we will confirm the timings of the morning.  As part of the morning, following the assessment tests, children will be allocated a ‘buddy’ and spend the remainder of their time here with a class in their current Year group. Please ensure they wear school uniform and bring a pencil case.

For further information please contact Sarah Concanon on 01373 372197 or email admissions@downsend.co.uk

 


Pre-Prep Schools

We do not formally ‘assess’ children joining us at First Steps and Rising Reception and once you have accepted a place with us, we work with you to settle  in your little one as part of their transition.

We do like to meet children registering for Reception and Year 1 in order for us to assess the mutual fit between school and family.  It is important we can help each child attain their full potential and so we arrange an ‘Introduction Morning’ following which, we provide feedback and have a discussion with you.

After your registration, Sarah Concanon will automatically be in touch to arrange this ‘Introduction Morning’.



Assessment Days

Lower School Entry

for 2019/20

All our Assessment Days for 2019 entry have now taken place.  However, if you are still interested in applying please contact Sarah Concanon on 01372 372197 or email admissions@downsend.co.uk.

 


Upper School Entry

for 2019/20

Our next Assessment Day for 11+ entry is on Friday, 22 March.  Please register your child here by Friday, 15 March and we will confirm the timings of the day and the format.  Children will be asked to wear their school uniform and bring a pencil case with them.  Refreshments will be provided throughout the day.


Senior School Entry

for 2020/21

The 13+ (Year 9) entrance test for 2020 entry will take place on Friday, 22 March.


Please contact our Admissions Registrar, Sarah Concanon either by email or telephone on 01372 372197 for more details.

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