About The Downs Malvern
The school is a vibrant outstanding day, weekly, flexi- and full-boarding English Prep School for girls and boys from 3 – 13 years.
It is set within its own beautiful and impressive 55-acre campus on the western edge of the Malvern Hills and is associated with Malvern College.
Curriculum: British National Curriculum from the EYFS to Year 6 and then the Independent Schools Examination Board Common Entrance and Scholarship programme in Years 7 and 8.
Facilities: Pupils benefit from excellent teaching alongside superb extra-curricular, boarding and sports facilities, including a multi-million pound sports hall, art studio, IT suite and all-weather sports pitch.
Boarding Facilities: The Boarding House, run by dedicated Houseparents, has recently had a first-class upgrade, with fantastic new dormitories of four to eight beds, smart new shower and washroom facilities and the Games and TV rooms, providing all with a real ‘home-from-home’ experience.
Extra-Curricular Activities: There is an extensive Hobbies and Activities programme which includes cookery, drama, gymnastics, pottery, photography, gardening, computer club, chess, rambling and railway engineering. There is also the unique 9” gauge miniature steam railway.
Headmaster: Mr. Alastair Cook
Contact: Katherine Cox, Registrar
Academic Calendar: September 2020 to June 2021 (three school terms)
Note: Registration fee of £100
Acceptance Deposit (Non UK Residents): £7,816