Inter-Schools Skiing Challenge 2015 Les Houches, France

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 »

Hassocks Bangers Competition Winners 2015

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 wins SSAT Educational Outcomes Award 2014

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 »

Downlands raise an amazing £1686.52 for Comic Relief

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 »

Interhouse Cross Country

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.

Thursday 10 July 2014

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.

Downland’s Parent & Pupil Portal is now available

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 »

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