Learning together, learning for life


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’.


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 - November 19
Careers Focus: Our Year 12 students are visiting Vodafone today for the Insight Careers Day, focusing on employability skills and future careers.
TDS_COMPTON - November 15
Our Sixth Form Open evening takes place one week today from 18:00 - 20:30 on 22 November. Come and tour our excellent facilities, meet with key staff and current students. Headteacher's address at 19:15 (external applicants) and 19:30. We look forward to welcoming you.
TDS_COMPTON - November 15
We were delighted we could help. https://t.co/5Jv3Nd3oxJ
TDS_COMPTON - November 15
Teaching & Learning: Our year 7s demonstrating the impact of Viola's simple decision to dress up as a man in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. https://t.co/L6MLOsMEyb
TDS_COMPTON - November 14
It is House Matches week at The Downs School and teams from across each year group are battling it out on the hockey and rugby pitches for House victories. Fingers crossed this mild weather continues! https://t.co/o9Tzgncfl6
TDS_COMPTON - November 12
Our Sixth Form open morning takes place this Friday, starting at 09:30. We welcome prospective sixth Form student and their parents/carers to come and experience our vibrant Sixth Form. For more information, and to register, please follow the link https://t.co/C0zDxeaoJX
TDS_COMPTON - November 12
Following a series of assemblies across the school last week for Remembrance Day, we will observe a two minute silence today at 11am. https://t.co/MYsldFHa25
TDS_COMPTON - November 6
Christmas Fair update - if you would like to have a stall at our Christmas Fair on 7 December (4pm-7pm), please email ssegre.org We are asking for a donation of £20 per stall. All proceeds from the event will go to the 'Save the Children' charity.
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