“I love Downsend because one minute I can be painting in the art room, next writing a story about an Egyptian Mummy and then jumping in the pool!” Polly, year 3

Welcome to Lower School

Your child begins their Lower School journey in Year 2. Here they are welcomed to a caring and nurturing environment.

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School Day

Our Lower School has a busy and purposeful feel. We motivate children to be the best they can be, developing their own strengths.

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Curriculum

“The teachers make even the hard lessons fun.”

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Personalised Learning

Children learn in different ways, needing support and encouragement; our specialist teachers identify barriers to learning progression and help children to overcome them.

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Facilities

“I love the new facilities, especially the ICT Suite.”

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Beyond the Classroom

Our Lower School offers every opportunity for children to try new skills in Sport, Music and the Creative Arts. Hidden talents don’t stay hidden for long!

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Extended Day

We offer 50 weeks of learning and childcare provision, and match the school day with your working day.

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