Downs Infant School

Our web address is www.downsinf.brighton-hove.sch .uk Telephone number 01273 099854

Term Dates


Brighton and Hove school holiday dates can be found here:


School INSETs for 2020-2021 (agreed with Downs Juniors):  School is CLOSED to pupils on these dates.

Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th September 2021

Monday 1st November 2021

Monday 21 February 2022

Friday 27th May 2022



Yearly Overview


Downs Infant School Overview of Trips and Events 

These are the types of things we USUALLY do.  We have had to adapt due to Covid but we hope to be able to offer a full wider curriculum.   We hope this gives you a rough flavour of to what to expect.



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)


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 charity)

Spring 1


Transport Trip (donation)


Church visit (free)

Pavilion Trip (donation)

Charity TBA - donation

Spring 2

Space Day (dress up)

Trip TBC

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)



Theatre Trip (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 and Splash Day