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School closes for half term on Friday 25th May at the usual time, Monday 4th June & Tuesday 5th June are staff INSET, children return to school on Wednesday 6th June...

Key Information


Downderry is a friendly and caring school of 515 pupils, from ages 3 (nursery) to 11 (Year 6), plus 52 teachers and support staff.

We teach all the key subjects - our curriculum - to high standards and we also provide exciting opportunities outside the curriculum, like school clubs and school meals.


Downderry has a disability equality duty that applies to all disabled pupils, staff and those using services provided by the school.

We are a central part of the lively, diverse community of this area, with its people and languages from around the world.

Our pupils and teachers use many languages and they come from all sorts of backgrounds. We know and respect the cultures and faiths from which they are drawn. We have no religious affiliations and celebrate all.

We also help children and their parents with their English. In fact, our doors are always open to parents as well as children and we work with many other local organisations to help and improve our community.

Downderry is a place where your children can feel safe, confident and valued and you can be you can feel a real sense of belonging. It's like a family.

School Policies

Hard copies of policies are available, free of charge, upon request from the school office.