School aims and policies

Learn more about the aims of Downe House and read our policies and procedural information.

We are a Boarding Schools Association Covid-Safe Charter school, confirming that we will comply with all government rules and guidance and will meet an exemplary standard of requirements when boarding reopens.

School aims

Downe House’s aim is to enable, encourage and prepare girls to play a full and positive part in the global community as outstanding women of the future.

The School has specific aims in the following areas: academic performance, pastoral care, enrichment opportunities, leadership, wellbeing, technology and innovation, global understanding and experiences, the wider world, recruitment, finance and the estate.

Read our School Aims here

 

Gender Pay Report 2017

 

Gender Pay Report 2018

 

Gender Pay Report 2019

School policies

We have clearly defined policies and procedures for every aspect of our School.

Information regarding our aims, policies and procedures, including Safeguarding and Child Protection and employment, are listed below.

Copies of all our policies are available to parents via the password-protected Parent Zone and also by request from: Administration Manager by emailing adminmanager@downehouse.net or telephoning 01635 200286.

 

Admissions Policy

 

Behaviour and Discipline Policy

 

Complaints Policy & Procedure for Current Parents

 

Curriculum Policy

 

English as an Additional Language Policy

 

Equal Opportunities and Valuing Diversity Policy

 

First Aid Policy

 

Health & Safety Policy Statement

 

Internet Social Networking Policy for Girls

 

IS Acceptable Use Policy

 

Learning Skills & SEND Policy

 

Permanent Exclusion and Removal Policy and Procedure

 

Prevention of Bullying Policy

 

Privacy Policy

 

PSHE (Learning for Life) Policy

 

Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

 

Safeguarding and Promoting the Health and Safety of Pupils on Activities

 

Safer Recruitment and Selection Policy

 

Statement of Boarding Aims and Practice

 

Formal complaints

The total number of formal complaints received in the academic year 2019-2020 is 0.

 

Visits & Open Mornings

The best way to find out more about Downe House, is to come and experience it for yourself – arrange a visit or join us for one of our Open Mornings?

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