Open Days, Online Events and Personal Tours

Open Days, Online Events and Personal Tours

Personal Tours

Currently running

Clare with girl


In line with government guidance, we are considering tours on a case by case basis,  taking every measure to ensure they are fully Covid compliant and pose no risk to pupils, staff, or visitors.

In line with guidelines, these will be once per day, socially distanced, with masks, and predominantly outdoors.

If you are unable to travel due to the restrictions, we would be delighted to give you a sense of Downsend via online meetings, and our 360 tours .


Open Morning

Friday 14 May, 10am

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We are prepared for all eventualities, whichever way the roadmap pans out.

We will run an Online Open Event on Friday 14 May. This will give you a chance to meet the team at Downsend and hear from them in their own words.

We will also keep an eye on the roadmap and really hope to welcome you into the school after 21 June for a group event.

Our Online Events are live via Microsoft Teams and will feature:

  • Welcome to Downsend School: Mr Ian Thorpe
  • Welcome to Little Downsend: Mrs Vanessa Conlan
  • Welcome to the Junior School: Mrs Clare Kirkham
  • Welcome to the Senior School: Mr Karl Newland
  • Introduction to Downsend Enrichment: Mr Jon Albert
  • Q&A

If you would like to register for our Online Event, please complete the form below. Our Admissions Team will then make contact with full details.


Virtual Downsend Experience


During the first period of lockdown whilst we were not able to deliver Personal Tours or Open Days, we created a ‘Virtual Downsend Experience’. It is designed to give you a flavour for Downsend until you are able to visit us in person. Simply complete the form below to make contact with our Admissions Team and we will be able to send you the Virtual Downsend Experience.

Online Meetings


We would be delighted to book an online meeting via MS Teams with a member of the senior leadership team to discuss your child’s needs and to talk you through everything Downsend has to offer.

Please complete our form below to make contact with our Admissions Team:

Please select ‘Book a Visit’ if you would like to register your interest for the Online Open Morning on 05 March:

01372 372197