Welcome - New Parent Guide

We are delighted to be welcoming you and your child/ren to The Downs 6th Form in September, and look forward to meeting you in the near future.

Please see below for a list of documents you will need to read before completing your online admissions form. 

We've also included a number of documents to assist with your child's transition to the Downs School (see additional information section).


Documents supporting the online admissions form:

Reference notes for student details section

Guidance for parental consent section

ICT Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct for Blended Learning

Cashless tills letter

Cashless tills poster

Classroom expectations

Additional Information for new Parents:

Sixth Form Dress Code

Sixth Form Contract

Sixth Form 16-19 Bursary Letter

Sixth Form 16-19 Bursary Application Form

Exam Considerations and Assistance Registration Form 

School Gateway

The Downs Diamond

Term dates

Timings of the school day

The House system explained

Clubs and activities

Student medication form

School policies

School site plan

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