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"Castle School Education Trust is committed to high quality education across the primary, secondary and sixth form key stages. Our schools cover the South Gloucestershire area. We encourage independence within each school within a strong framework of values."

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  • PTFA Christmas Craft Fayre Saturday 26th November 12-5pm, Entrance £1 Adults (Includes 1 Raffle Ticket).  Any help during the event will be welcomed, full details in the link within the News Item.

Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme at Downend School

As you are aware the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme is highly valued and very successful here at Downend School.

We are currently in the process of launching this year's Bronze Award Scheme to Yr9 Students and Silver Awards Scheme Yr10 & Yr11. To qualify for the Silver Award Scheme the young person must have completed all aspects of the Bronze Award - so please ensure that all categories are uploaded on to eDofE.

For those of you interested in enrolling, Click Here for a short YouTube Video giving an overview of the DofE programme presented by BXM our expedition delivery partners. If you have any further questions please contact