Letters & Newsletters

To keep up to date with our news from Downs View please view our Letters and Newletters below.

Letter from Vanessa 
Published 18th July 2024

Here’s the latest letter from Vanessa with some general updates. 

Letter from Vanessa 18 July 2024

Newsletter
Published 19th July 2024

Here’s our latest newsletter providing the latest updates and news from across all of Downs View. 

July 2024 Newsletter

Letter from Vanessa
Published 8th July 2024

Here’s the latest letter from Vanessa regarding an additional INSET day on the 4th September. 

Letter from Vanessa 8 July 2024

Letter from Vanessa
Published 21st June 2024

Here’s the latest letter from Vanessa with some information about the LA education budgets and some other updates.   

Letter from Vanessa 21 June 2024

Letter from Vanessa
Published 14th June 2024

Here’s the latest letter from Vanessa with details of the various events coming up this term.

Letter from Vanessa 14 June 2024

Newsletter
Published 17th May 2024

Here’s our latest newsletter providing the latest updates and news from across all of Downs View. 

May 2024 Newsletter

Letter from Vanessa
Published 25th March 2024

Here’s the latest letter from Vanessa with some general updates.

Letter from Vanessa 25 March 2024

Newsletter
Published 6th March 2024

Here’s our latest newsletter providing the latest updates and news from across all of Downs View. 

March 2024 Newsletter

Letter from Vanessa
Published 19th February 2024

Here is a letter from Vanessa with some very sad news about a Downs View pupil. Also, here is a document about helping a bereaved child with SEND.

Also, here is a link to Winston’s Wish  https://www.winstonswish.org/  and Minded https://www.minded.org.uk/ They provide sources of information to support children and young people to manage death and loss.

Letter from Vanessa 19th February 2024

Letter from Vanessa
Published 7th February 2024

Here’s a letter from Vanessa with some very sad news about a Downs View pupil. Also, here is a document about helping a bereaved child with SEND.

Also, here is a link to Winston’s Wish  https://www.winstonswish.org/  and Minded https://www.minded.org.uk/ They provide sources of information to support children and young people to manage death and loss.

Letter from Vanessa 7th February 2024

Letter from Vanessa
Published 22nd January 2024

Here’s the latest letter from Vanessa with an update on the offsite provision at Coldean and some useful dates for this term.

Letter from Vanessa 22nd January 2024

Newsletter
Published 15th December 2023

Here’s our latest newsletter providing the latest updates and news from across all of Downs View. 

December 2023 Newsletter

Letter from Vanessa
Published 17th November 2023

Here’s the latest letter from Vanessa with information about all the events that we’ll be holding in the school and college this term.

Letter from Vanessa 17th November 2023

Letter from Vanessa
Published 30th October 2023

Here’s the latest letter from Vanessa with information about our recent Macmillan Coffee Morning and Playground Launch. It also has an update on how to report your child’s absence

Letter from Vanessa 30th October 2023

Newsletter
Published 20th October 2023

Here’s our latest newsletter providing the latest updates and news from across all of Downs View.

 October 2023 Newsletter

Letter from Vanessa
Published 11th October 2023

Here’s the latest letter from Vanessa inviting you to our Macmillan Coffee Morning and the Opening of our New Playground – all happening on Friday 20th October 2023. 

Letter from Vanessa 11th October 2023

Letter from Vanessa
Published 26th September 2023

Here’s the latest letter from Vanessa giving you some dates for your diary across all of our Downs View sites.

Letter from Vanessa 26th September 2023

Newsletter
Published 8th September 2023

Here’s our latest newsletter providing the latest updates and news from across all of Downs View.

September 2023 Newsletter

Newsletter
Published 21st July 2023

Here’s our July newsletter providing the latest updates and news from across all of Downs View.

July 2023 Newsletter

Letter from Vanessa
Published 29th June 2023

Please find below a letter from Vanessa sharing information about school closure for most students on 5th and 7th July.

Letter from Vanessa 29/06/2023

Letter from Vanessa
Published 14th June 2023

Please find below a letter from Vanessa sharing information about upcoming events at the school.

Letter from Vanessa 14/06/2023

Letter from Vanessa
Published 26th May 2023

Please find below a letter from Vanessa announcing the launch of our new website for Downs View School and Link College.

Letter from Vanessa 26/05/2023

Letter from Vanessa
Published 18th April 2023

Please find below an important letter from Vanessa regarding some further dates for NEU industrial action.

Letter from Vanessa 18/04/2023

READ OUR LATEST NEWSLETTER
Published 31st March 2023

Here’s our March newsletter providing the latest updates and news from across all of Downs View.

Letter from Vanessa
Published 13th March 2023

Please find a letter from Vanessa regarding the HTST re-procurement and the Post 16 transport consultation here: Letter from Vanessa 13/03/2023.

There is reference in the letter to some links and these can be found below:

HTST and PaCC briefing – https://paccbrighton.org.uk/2023/03/01/pacconnects-on-the-brighton-hove-home-to-school-transport-service/

You can complete the Post 16 consultation here – https://consultations.brighton-hove.gov.uk/children-and-learning/home-to-school-transport/

National guidance on Post 16 transport and travel: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads

Letter from Vanessa
Published 10th March 2023

Please find below an important letter from Vanessa regarding the school and college closure on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th March 2023 due to the NEU industrial action.

Letter from Vanessa 10/03/2023

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