Downsend is an independent day school in Leatherhead, Ashtead and Epsom, Surrey for children aged 2-13 years, offering a broad-based curriculum leading to outstanding academic success. Younger children aged 2-6 years attend one of the school's three pre-preparatory departments situated on each site, and children aged 6-13 attend the main, preparatory school site in Leatherhead.We provide each child with a broad education through the experience of a vibrant school life that extends beyond the classroom and provides outstanding academic development. The core curriculum offers children a solid framework which prepares them for a wide range of examinations at 13. The school enjoys an enviable record of success in the Common Entrance and scholarship examinations to a wide range of independent senior schools. It is Downsend's broader curriculum, however, that sets it apart from other schools, with its strong emphasis on practical subjects such as Information Technology, Textiles and Food Technology.
Downsend School is proud to be part of the global Cognita family of schools. Cognita is an extraordinary group of diverse yet connected schools, spanning eight different countries. We share one common purpose: to create an inspiring world of education that builds self-belief and empowers individuals to succeed.
Together, our schools ensure that each student receives a rounded Cognita Education:
We deliver academic excellence
We develop character
We nurture a global perspective
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