Learning together, learning for life
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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 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.
TDS_COMPTON - October 31
'Save the date' - our Christmas Fair takes place on 7 December from 4pm-7pm. All monies raised will go to the 'Save the Children' charity.
TDS_COMPTON - October 31
Berlin has been the destination for a recent five-day trip for our GSCE History students. Read more here: https://t.co/M9pXcmMNXx
TDS_COMPTON - October 29
Year 13 students, have been to the Globe Theatre to watch Shakespearian tragedy Othello. Read our student's review here: https://t.co/QanE77YYOX
TDS_COMPTON - October 17
The Downs School has been selected as one of just 132 schools in the country to participate in research into Generation STEM, a work experience programme developed by CSW Group. https://t.co/VEbdAmqRLf
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