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Everything you need

Parent Hub

Keeping on top of your child’s schedule and school life can sometimes feel as daunting as finding a matching pair for every sock in the house. But don’t panic! We’ve collected all the various strands of information and popped them neatly into one place. Plus, our live chat option means we’re just a single click away if anything remains unanswered.

Quick links Everything you need in one place

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Term dates

Term dates for the whole academic year are published in advance and are also available to view in our digital calendar.

View our term dates
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Booking extras

Whether you need to book a club or a bus to school or make sure you have the exact wrap-around care to support your working day, this is the place to do it.

Book here
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Dates for your diary

We love an excuse to get our brilliant community together. This list is by no means exhaustive but gives a flavour of some of the events we host.

View annual events
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School calendar

Our online school calendar is a live view of all of our events and activities that are happening across the school. This is your bible for staying organised!

View school calendar

Timings of the school day

On the clock

See the schedule for our standard school day. Featuring drop-off and collection times plus all the bits in between.

Discover our school day timings here
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Reports & Clubs

SIMS Parent App

To access your child's school reports and manage their clubs bookings you will need to do this via the SIMS Parent App. We recommend you download the app on your phone for the best user experience. Alternatively, you can login via the SIMS website.

Download the App
SIMS Parent App

A quick start for successful navigation

Our Quick Start Guide is a great reference point for all parents. Download one right here or contact us if you’d like a printed copy.

Finding your way around

Our school isn’t huge but it’s big enough to lose your bearings! Finding your way around our school is a lot easier with a map in hand.

Downs Prep School Map