Downsend School A GSG School
- Downsend School
1 Leatherhead Road
- T 01372 372197
- F 01372 363367
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.downsend.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 6 to 13
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Surrey
- Pupils: 468
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: £9,705 - £12,945 pa
- Open days: September/October, November, February/March, May
- Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
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What the Good Schools Guide says...
Big thing made of sparking young imaginations, strength of parental relationships and atmosphere full of warmth. As with youngest pupils, attention to detail is good, from homework – ‘just enough to stretch you,’ says year 7 pupil – to carrot-focused discipline, detentions possible but rarely necessary...
What the school says...
Downsend School introduces children to the important world of learning in the nurturing environment of our three pre-preparatory schools. Aged six, they automatically move on to our preparatory school, where they progress through the Lower and Upper Schools until they leave at 13. Each section is led by highly-skilled practitioners, sensitive to the differing needs of the children as they move through the school.
At Downsend, our teachers understand there is an art to igniting the imagination of a child to create a lifelong passion for learning and discovery, so we offer our pupils an enviable wealth of opportunities to succeed. Academic results speak for themselves and high achievement has become the norm, with a record 46 Scholarships this year to some of the top senior schools. Our children follow a vibrant and engaging curriculum, and the range of activities on offer does not come at the expense of a close-knit community.
Combined with term time schooling, the Downsend+ holiday care provision, run by our own experienced staff, offers 50 week child care.
Your children will take their first steps in education with us and, by the time they leave, will have developed into confident teenagers prepared socially and academically; ready to take full advantage of the opportunities that await them.
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Special Education Needs
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders|
|BESD - Behaviour, Emotional and Social Difficulty|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class||Y|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
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