The South Downs School

A school for boys and girls aged 3 to 11

  • Executive headteacher
  • Penny Kershaw

Special Educational Needs

Support for pupils with autism, speech and language difficulties and complex learning difficulties. Speech and language therapists, physiotherapists and an occupational therapist work with pupils who have particular needs.


School holidays and planned closures

Inset day
Monday 17 April 2023
Monday 08 May 2023
Inset day
Friday 26 May 2023

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Applying for a place

Admissions to this school are arranged by the Special Educational Needs Team.

School policies

The policies and management of the school are the responsibility of the school's governing body through the headteacher. Visit The South Downs School's website for further information.