Reporting Child Absence

Please see our new instructions for reporting child absence or sickness. We are now using EduLink to do this. Studybugs is no longer used.

Year 11 Awarding of GCSE Grades

Please find below a video message given to Year 11 on Friday, outlining our response to the awarding of GCSE grades based on our core principles of wanting to enable our pupils to perform at their very best by focussing on their well-being and being sensitive to the different situations and challenges that they have… Read more »

World Book Day

World Book Day – this is definitely worth a look, it’s a PDF and when you click on the pictures it takes you to a YouTube video of the author reading from their story. 

Parent’s Forum

Parent’s Forum Video Many thanks to those of you who sent questions in for this terms Parents Forum. This video gives a response to questions raised. Many thanks. Mark Wignall, Headteacher

Anti-Bullying Week Poster Competition

We’ve had a great week working on our whole school ‘Jerusalema’ dance video for Anti-Bullying week. More to follow about this next week. Students in KS3 took part in a competition to design a poster to get across the Anti-Bullying messages. We are delighted to be able to show you the winning posters. Students received… Read more »

Year 10 Parents Information Evening 2020

As you are aware, sadly we have been unable to hold our planned Year 10 Information Evening. Below you will find: A Curriculum Video outlining some of the Continuities and Changes within our present Year 10 Curriculum. An overview of the recently introduced “Edulink” site An update on the Downlands School Apps currently being used…. Read more »

Apps used at Downlands

A guide for students and parents. We thought it might be useful to consolidate the apps that are used in school. This document gives details of how to download them, what they are used for and how to access them.

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