Learning together, learning for life
Learning together, learning for life
Learning together, learning for life
Learning together, learning for life
Learning together, learning for life

Welcome

from the headteacher

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At the Downs, we give all our students the very best start in life; to help them develop into well-rounded young adults able to venture into a rapidly changing world with confidence and determination. These principles are summed up in our vision ‘to prepare today’s young people for the world of tomorrow’.

Performance

School performance and statistics

5 passes at grade 4 GCSE inc. English

A*-B grades at A Levels in 2018

grade 4 in GCSE English and Maths

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TDS_COMPTON - December 17
Last week the catering team at The Downs School were very busy serving up Christmas dinner to staff and students. Over 600 dinners were prepared served over three days. Teachers also joined in with service. Thank you to Elaine and her catering team for all their hard work https://t.co/PYUf83wDrl
TDS_COMPTON - December 17
Year 9 took part in a careers event last week about the link between subjects and careers. A Q&A session with business professionals from different industry sectors, including journalism, engineering and performing arts took place. https://t.co/B1EsdhnynU
TDS_COMPTON - December 11
Beedon CE Primary , part of the Downland Alliance is hosting a Christmas crafts event on 13 Dec, 1-2:30pm for parents and children who start school in Sept '19. All are welcome. To find out more or book, call 01635 248284
TDS_COMPTON - December 4
is one of 3 local schools (including The Downs) that work together to provide a seamless education from 4-18. If your child starts school in Sept 19, come to Beedon's 'Christmas Craft afternoon' on Dec 13, meet the team and tour the school. Contact 01635 248284.
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TDS_COMPTON - December 4
Yr 10 Creative iMedia students were runners up in the recent ‘Festival of Digital Disruption’ which took place in Reading Town Hall. A celebration of digital creativity and innovation, the event inspired those with a creative leaning on tech based careers. Well done! https://t.co/0eTLBcH3c0
TDS_COMPTON - November 28
Eight Year 8 girls have attended DigiGirlz at Microsoft's Reading campus. After a motivational talk from Cindy Rose, Microsoft CEO, they created a piece of tech to solve a problem for a person with a specific need or difficulty. Pitches to judges followed, it was a fantastic day.
TDS_COMPTON - November 28
Our Year 8 students had a fantastic time at this event, learning a great deal and acquiring news skills. Thank you. https://t.co/mytkLIBDF2
TDS_COMPTON - November 27
The Downs School recently hosted a “Train to Teach” Career Information Evening run by the Downland Alliance. There were also representatives from other secondary schools in the School Direct partnership from Kennet School and St Bartholomew’s School. https://t.co/z3QDe9gsjn
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