The Downs School is an IAPS co-educational preparatory school for pupils aged 4 to 13 in Avon.
A leading independent day Preparatory School for boys and girls agaed 4 to 13, The Downs is set in Charlton House, a magnificent Victorian building surrounded by sixty acres of idyllic parkland just five miles from Bristol.
At the Downs our aim is to nurture happy, caring accomplished children. We cherish childhood, we appaud gentleness and humility, we appreciate unaffected good manners and we respect traditional values. We celebrate success in all areas of school life but achievement is never valued more highly than quality of character. We nurture confidence in contrast to arrogance and expect consideration, respect and tolerance of others.