Downlands Community Primary School

Downlands Community Primary School is a Local Authority school and welcomes both civilian and service children. Situated in the heart of the Royal Signals camp in Blandford, we offer a unique experience with an extremely safe and friendly environment for the children, with extensive grounds for sports and playtime. Downlands is a level 2 rights respecting school, believing in the rights of the child. This makes us an inclusive school and we endeavour to accommodate all children's needs wherever possible.


01258 453348
Fax: 01258 455286


Venue address
College Road
Blandford Camp
Blandford Forum
DT11 8BG
North Dorset


Opening times
Mon: 08:50-12:00 And 13:00-15:00
Tue: 08:50-12:00 And 13:00-15:00
Wed: 08:50-12:00 And 13:00-15:00
Thu: 08:50-12:00 And 13:00-15:00
Fri: 08:50-12:00 And 13:00-15:00

Service Details

Additional Information
Headteacher: Mrs Susan Whitlock, Deputy Headteacher: Mr Daniel Morales. Also, on the site you will find Downlands Dandelions Pre School and Out of School Club for children aged 2 to 11 years. For further information please call 01258 489914 or email
Age Range Details
Ages 4 to 11 years.
Related Links
• School admissions, transport, term dates and free school meals
• School performance tables
• Check for school closures
Age Range
4 years 0 months to 11 years 0 months

Ofsted Registered Details

Ofsted inspection result
Date of last inspectionInspection resultOfsted report
03/10/2017 Good View here


Wheelchair accessible
Building has a ramp and a wheelchair accessible lift.
Parking availability information
On site parking with a disabled bay.
Toilet facility information
Ground floor disabled toilet with a shower if needed.
Other Facilities
Acoustic panels on walls and ceilings to improve sound quality for pupils with a hearing impairment. We also have an audio frequency induction loop system to aid children with hearing impairments.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Local Offer

See our school's SEND policies and further information.
Some activities and family support services listed in our directory may be cancelled, postponed, or running in a different way due to coronavirus restrictions. Please contact providers to check for information about any changes.

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Address: College Road  Blandford Camp  Blandford Forum  Dorset

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