Leadership Team & Key Contacts

C Prosser


Mr C Prosser

Having joined the school in January 2008 as Deputy Headteacher Learning and teacher of Geography, I became Headteacher of The Downs School and Executive Headteacher of Compton Primary School in January 2014, more recently Executive Headteacher of Beedon Primary School which together now make up the Downland Federation.


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Deputy Headteacher

Mrs C Butler

After working in education within Hampshire and Surrey; I joined The Downs School Senior Leadership team, as Deputy Headteacher, in 2004.

My main responsibilities include: curriculum, examinations, student achievement in Key Stage 4, staff induction and performance management.

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Deputy Headteacher

Mr P Wilson

I joined the school in 2012, having previously been a Head of House in a school in Oxfordshire. I am responsible for the pastoral system within The Downs, including behaviour, attendance and safeguarding, and line manage the SENCO, Heads of Year and Student Managers. In addition to this, I am responsible for the academic progress of students in the Sixth Form, and line manage the Head of Sixth Form. I also line manage the Social Sciences and Science faculties.

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Assistant Headteacher, Ethos and Achievement at Key Stage 3

Mrs P Jackson

I joined the school in 2011 as a teacher and from there moved on to Head of Faculty and now Assistant Headteacher with responsibility for KS3.  I am Deputy Safeguarding Lead and oversee the progress, attitude, attendance and behaviour of key stage 3 working with the Heads of Year and Student Manager.  I teach Economics and Business Studies at GCSE and A Level.

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Assistant Headteacher, Teaching and Learning, Innovation and CPDL

Mr M Mullarkey

I joined the school in 2019 having previously been a senior leader in the West Midlands. I am responsible for Teaching and Learning, Innovation and CPDL, with strategic oversight of Literacy, Numeracy and the More Able. I also line manage the Design Arts and Humanities faculties along with the library.

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Business Manager

Mrs L Hill

I joined the school as a qualified accountant in 2001 after 15 years working in various businesses. . As well as finance, I manage capital projects, facilities management, IT, catering, health and safety and the central administration office.



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