Downs Infant School

Our web address is www.downsinf.brighton-hove.sch .uk

Term Dates


Brighton and Hove school holiday dates can be found here:


School INSETs for 2019-20 (agreed with Downs Juniors):

4th and 5th September 2019

Monday 4th November 2019

Monday 6th January 2020

Friday 22nd May 2020

Yearly Overview


Downs Infant School Proposed Overview of Trips and Events 2019-20

There may be some changes as we believe it is important to respond to the children’s needs and interests, however, we hope this gives you a helpful overview.



Year 1

Year 2

Whole School

Autumn 1

Teddy Bear’s Picnic

Local geography walk (free)

Great Fire of London (dress up and donation for Rainbow Theatre)

Harvest City Mission (food donations)

Wear Yellow for mental health awareness (£1 donation if wished)

Autumn 2

Autumn Walk (free)

Nursery Rhyme Tea Party (dress up)

Super hero day (dress up)

Synagogue Trip (donation for transport)

Antibullying (dress in blue/odd socks - we will let you know)

Christmas performances (costumes)

Christmas Jumper Day (donations of items for the Fair)

Elf Yourself (dress up and donations for the Rocking Horse)

Spring 1

Transport Trip (donation)


Church visit (free)

Pavilion Trip (donation)

Charity TBA - donation

Spring 2

Space Day (dress up)

Preston Manor (dress up and donation)

Children’s Parade and Let’s Dance (tickets)

World Book Day (dress up and donation of pre-loved books for sharing/library)

Summer 1

Lady Land Farm (donation)


Shelter building (donation)

Lewes Castle (donation)

Science Day

Challenge Gender Stereotype Day

Charity TBA - donation

Summer 2

Topic themed show (donation) and day (dress up) (in the past this has been pirates)

Beach trip (donation)

Year 2 Show (costumes)

Healthy Week – various activities some of which need dress up and some donations

Sports Days

RE focus week