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The Downs School, Avon



School Details
Wraxall,
Bristol,
Avon,
United Kingdom,
BS48 1PF

Tel: +44 1275 852008

Founded:1894

Headmaster:
Mr M A Gunn, MA (Ed) PGCE BA

Registrar:
Mrs C Crew


Accreditations and affiliations:
IAPS
Religious affiliation:
Inter-denominational
Teaching languages:
English
Age Range & Fees
Age
Range
4 - 13
Annual
Day Fees
£10,050
to
£15,255
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
NA
 
NA
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
NA
 
NA
Number of Pupils
School Boy
Boys
School Girl
Girls
173
Day
104
0
Full board
0
0
Weekly
0
173
Total
104
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
32
13
GCSE Pass Rate - age 16
At Grades A* to C
Pass Rate - age 18
courses are offered for age 18 exams
Higher Education
Pupils who went on to Higher Education or took Gap Year

Method of Entry:


Visit school, Taster days, Scholarship exam, Registration, Entry test or exam, Assessment
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


Other bursaries, Junior school entry, All-rounder, Drama, Academic, Art, Siblings, Music, Clergy/Ministers, Armed forces discounts or bursaries, Sport, Means tested bursaries

What we offer


  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Drama/Theatre
  • ICT
  • Spanish
  • English
  • Latin
  • French
  • Gymnastics
  • Rounders
  • Athletics
  • Lacrosse
  • Tennis
  • Swimming
  • Rugby
  • Badminton
  • Netball
  • Martial arts
  • Archery
  • Cricket
  • Cross-country
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Touch rugby
  • Table tennis
  • Orienteering
  • Drama productions
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Dance
  • Ballet
  • Skiing
  • Chess
  • Sailing
  • Adventure training
  • Canoeing
  • Rock climbing
  • Fishing
  • Horse riding and management
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Brass
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Percussion
  • School bus service
  • Particular diets
  • Rail/Airport services
  • Before school/Breakfast club
  • After school club
  • Experience of services' children
  • Experience of gifted children
  • Vegetarian
  • Hearing Impairment (HI)
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
  • Delicate/Medical Conditions
  • Aspergers Syndrome
  • Autistic Spectrum of Difficulties
  • Social Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties
 
 
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