At Downsend School we understand every stage of your child’s education, and how each phase plays a critical role in their development. Our aim is for every child to leave Downsend School as a kind, confident, happy, polite citizen, prepared both socially and academically to embrace the opportunities around them [...]
When it comes to applying for a primary school place, it might seem complicated and confusing - a step into the unknown. That’s why at Downsend School, we commit to making sure that our admissions process is as simple as possible [...]
As we conclude the month of November, all of us can be forgiven for beginning to get into the festive spirit. Indeed, it is hard to think about anything else given the number of Christmas jumpers and accessories being worn as part Christmas mufti today.
It’s been a hugely busy week in the Lower School this week, from the wonderful Kenn and Ian from Openbox visiting to support learning in Year 2 about The Great Fire of London, to the whole Lower School watching some of our Year 7 and 8 children in their wonderful performance of ‘The Addams Family’.
The Upper School have enjoyed a busy and productive period since half-term, and I wanted to say how well the Year 6 pupils have done during their mock exams, and in the practice interviews with Senior Staff.
Over the last four years there has been a dramatic improvement at the school on the sports pitches and this is all down to a change to the provision of sport and a team of staff who embraced it whole heartedly [...]
I would like to extend a warm welcome back to Downsend after the glorious summer break. It is lovely to see the school buzzing with excitement and I know that our new families and staff have been made to feel extremely welcome throughout these first few days of the new academic year.