Autumn Term 2014-15 

Welcome back to Downs Park after the half term break 
Latest News - The Ofsted inspection of Downs Park School was completed in October 2014 - report expected to be published soon.
As you may already have read in the   Half Term News Letter  pupils have been on educational trips to the Towner Contemporary Art Gallery, Michelham Priory and local places of interest.   There any more visits planned during the next few weeks.

DPS pupils recently took part in sporting activities at The King Alfred and Triangle Leisure Centres. There are further football tournaments booked in for this term

and an 'I can, we can day' where pupils can try out new sports- including wheelchair basketball
Have a look at our   School Diary  Page  for  other dates you may need - As always there is plenty going on!

Downs Park School

Welcome to Downs Park. We are part of the CDP Federation of special schools with Patcham House Special School and Cedar Centre. Our school is a Community Special School maintained by Brighton and Hove Council. We have 89pupils on roll, aged 4 to 16 years. The school is staffed to provide an education for pupils with a variety of learning difficulties who are in possession of a Statement of Special Educational Needs.The school has expertise in a range of special needs which may be associated with learning difficulties, the foremost of these being in pupils with Autistic Spectrum Conditions and Attachment Disorder. Downs Park has ten classes, three of which are for pupils with Autism. It also manages the two mainstream ASC facilities at the West Blatchington Schools.

We are situated in Portslade Old Village, and occupy a site on the edge of the South Downs with views over the sea and Shoreham Harbour.

You can keep up to date with what's happening across all three of the CDP Federation schools through our new weekly blog.

DPS is part of the  Portslade Partnership of Schools   

Please don't miss the opportunity to catch up with teachers  at Parents Evening on Thursday 27 November 2014. 

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