Head Teacher: Mrs Tracy Kent
Deputy Head Teacher: Mrs Sarah Collins
Welcome to our School!
Downs View is a three form entry Outstanding Infant School on the outskirts of Ashford, where pupils are very happy, feel very safe and healthy, and achieve exceptionally well to attain high standards. Parents appreciate the outstanding care, guidance and exceptional support pupils receive including those with special educational needs and/or disabilities. It is not just academic standards that are high. Pupil’s personal development is as outstanding as their academic progress. We provide all children with opportunities to achieve the best that they can.
What makes Downs View School Unique?
U – united as a team, pastoral support for all stakeholders
N- nurturing needs across the school
I -innovative and creative
Q-quality first teaching
U-understanding and inclusive
E-engaging and full of excitement and energy for all
Our bespoke inclusive curriculum which is ever evolving around the current school profile provides opportunities for all children to develop the essential knowledge and skills which as the foundations for life.
This curriculum provides equality for all; high expectations of all groups aim to diminish any significant differences.It is cumulative and is clearly sequenced to ensure progression from starting points through each year.
All leaders will seek out relevant and meaningful opportunities to ensure that the planning and teaching equips children with the knowledge and cultural capital they need to thrive as citizens within the locality and beyond.
- focuses on the development of basic skills
- is creative
- fosters life long learning
- enhances levels of well-being for all children
- celebrates diversity
- ensures personalised learning
- provides real life experiences
- encompasses outdoor learning opportunities
- encourages parental involvement
- is fun!