All students at Downlands belong to one of four Houses, all named after areas of natural beauty in Sussex:

Beacon Head of Beacon: Mr M Ashdown
South Downs Head of South Downs: Mr J Chandler
Weald Head of Weald: Mr S Adams
Wolstonbury Head of Wolstonbury: Mr R Davies

Each House comprises students from all year groups. Students at Downlands are awarded Achievement Points for outstanding work and there are fierce rivalries between the Houses for the most points.

Once every term each House has a morning assembly with the Head of House. There are inter-House competitions throughout the year including Maths challenges and Sports Day.


February half term and the totals are as follow:

1st Wolstonbury on 15429 points

2nd Southdown on 14111 points

3rd Beacon on 13791 points

4th Weald on 13343 points

2016-2017 Summary

Congratulations to Weald who thrashed all the other houses in 2017 with a fantastic number of conduct points!  Well done all the students in Weald.

Sports Day was won by South Downs who retain the Sports Day Cup for yet another year – congratulations to all the South Downs students who put in a tremendous effort on Sports Day!


House     Total Conduct Points Ranking
BEACON     23012 4
SOUTH DOWNS     26107 3
WEALD     32236 1
WOLSTONBURY     28228 2


2015-2016 Summary

Sports Day Cup Winners 2015-2016: Southdowns!  Congratulations!

After a slow start Wolstonbury won the Conduct Points Table with a stunning 29608 points!  Well done to all the students in Wolstonbury house for their continued hard work and good behaviour around school.

Weald house was top of the attendance tables – fantastic – but Beacon – there is definitely room for improvement!














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