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The Downley School

“Learning, Growing and Succeeding Together”

Aims and Ethos


'Learning, Growing and Succeeding Together'.

The Downley School Vision:

To equip every child with the knowledge and self-belief to be happy


➢ To be resilient and face challenges

➢ To be inspired

➢ Appreciate diversity and embrace difference

➢ To be part of a community where they belong, take responsibility and contribute

➢ Know how to stay safe and healthy, both physically and mentally

➢ Be prepared

➢ Be independent

➢ Have a strong sense of right and wrong and act upon this

➢ Effectively communicate, seizing all opportunities



➢ Inclusive environment

➢ 21st century curriculum that is deep and rich

➢ Holistic approach

➢ Fun, exciting, kind, respectful

➢ Child centred

➢ High quality

➢ Learning and improving

➢ Bold and ambitious

➢ Safe

➢ Life long

Thank you to everyone that contributed to this vision this year 2017/18. We have planted a tree and time capsule to mark the occasion for future generations to share why we felt these were the vision for The Downley School.