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"Castle School Education Trust is committed to high quality education across the primary, secondary and sixth form key stages. Our schools cover the South Gloucestershire area. We encourage independence within each school within a strong framework of values."

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  • Downend & Mangotsfield 6th Form Open Evening will be held on Thursday 19th October; more information can be found within the 6th From tab of our website


Year 6 Transition

We update this information annually for the parents of students who will be joining Downend School each September. .

Here you will find all the information relating to the transition of students from Y6 Primary School to Y7 at Downend School.  This will be updated throughout June and July so please come back to check for new information.

Transition Information 2023-2024





 Mr S Jackson


 Miss C Rayner


 Mr M Commane


Mrs A Osborn


 Mrs M Edwards


 Ms V Huchet


Mrs S Rafiq-Hussaini


 Mr C Worden


Mrs G Williams

 Heads of House

Head of Grace House & Senior Head of House

Mrs P Keegan

Head of Brunel House

Mrs S Kaur

Head of Muller House

Mrs L Yeates

Head of Carpenter House

Mr A Newman

Further Information

Below are FAQ for parents and also SEN FAQs. Please send any queries or questions to our dedicated email address;

 FAQs for Students

Please find below the data forms related to the letter sent to all Y6 parents in June.  Copies need to be returned to 


Please CLICK HERE for a copy of the Year 6 to Year 7 Transition Booklet


Downend School Uniform has been designed to be formal, not fashionable.  All students are expected to wear the school uniform with PRIDE. 

Please CLICK HERE for our school information booklet regarding the school uniform, including PE Kit and Outerwear.




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