Ethos & Values

Downlands Community School is an inclusive, caring and safe environment, allowing everyone to enjoy learning and achieve their full potential. All members of the school community are encouraged to show respect and understanding for each other.

Our school values can be summarised according to our motto: We care. We share. We believe. We achieve.

Inclusion is at the heart of everything we do at Downlands Community School. We believe that children should be offered the reasonable adjustments they might need to allow them to reach their full potential and feel a sense of belonging within our learning community. We feel that the following diagram is central to our our inclusive ethos which is built upon the principles of an equitable approach: