Pete Bullivant (aka Downlands Ski Team) does fantastically in the Equity Inter-Schools Skiing Challenge 2015 in Les Houches, France. Pete came 9th out of 65 entrants on the Grand Bois course (starting at 1770m and dropping 140m!). In the Giant Slalom Pete finished 12th which was an excellent result as well. Next step for Pete is the… Read more »
Knight’s Budgens were delighted to present Downlands Community School with a cheque for over £450 to spend in their Food and Technology Department. The money was raised from the sale of the students own designed Hassocks Banger flavour; Sage & Chestnut made with the expertise of Dave Bell, owner of Bangers Galore in Horsham. The… Read more »
Downlands Community School has received national recognition for the exceptional attainment of its students in the 2014 GCSE examinations. SSAT, the Schools, Students and Teachers Network, recently undertook its annual in-depth analysis of official Department for Education data on all state-funded schools in England and identified Downlands Community School’s success. The school has qualified for… Read more »
We kicked off with a highly successfully “Crafternoon” where the whole of the school and the local community came together for a wonderful afternoon of fun and creativity, a sponsored silence by Emily in 8RRo and a collection by all the pupils. The grand finale was 8RRo bidding against other year 8 classes to have… Read more »
On the 12 March as Sussex Schools Champions Downlands Community School competed in the South East Regional round of the Center Parks School Competition. The Downlands team of Tom Wood, Josh Dummer, Adam Davies and Ben Lynch were first to arrive for registration – and this keenness showed in the manner of their warm… Read more »
Well done to all the students for a great week of cross country running. We are now looking forward to the inter schools competitions in November.
Downlands Community School will be closed to all pupils on Thursday 10 July 2014 due to industrial action. The school will reopen on Friday 11 July 2014 as normal.
The new Downland’s Portal is now available. This is a replacement for the former Sims Learning Gateway (SLG). This is an online service that allows parents and pupils to check progress, attainment, attendance, reports, timetables and homework. Apologies for the delay in getting our new service up and running this was due to disruption caused… Read more »
District Cup Winners 2014 – after a great match, Downlands won by 1:0 against St Paul’s Catholic College. What a great result! Well done to all the boys who played a part.