Summer School

Summer school for 2018 is filling up fast, but there's still time to sign up - see the school secretaries or contact us for more details, or use the appropriate information and booking form below.

Weekly Activities & Trips

Week 1 – Art & Craft
Trip – Brandon Forest Park

Week 2 – Forest School
Trip – Pensthorpe Natural Park and adventure playground

Week 3 – Sports & Games
Trip – Sandringham Country Park & play area

Week 4 – Performing Arts & Music
Trip – Holkham Beach, Nature Walk, Games & adventure playground


A variety of projects, outings and special events are organised each week. These include:

  • Art & Craft projects
  • Sports
  • Water slide/games
  • Orienteering
  • Music workshops
  • Cookery
  • Visits to local sights (for 6 – 11 year olds)
  • Woodland Activities
  • Adventure Trails
  • Fun Science
  • History Detectives
  • and many more! 

Most activities take place outside. If it is wet we have an outdoor classroom, large school hall and Art room. 


 Summer school 2018 runs for four weeks between:

  • Monday 30th July - Friday 24th August


  • Monday - Thursday: 8.30am - 4.00pm
  • Friday: 8.30am - 8.00pm (including campfire)

More information and enrollment forms

Current Downham Prep Pupils:

Pupils from other schools:

Download Summer School Behaviour Policy and Sun Policy

Please return your form ASAP to avoid disappointment. If you return it late we may not have spaces available on the days that you have requested. When we receive your booking form we will return a photocopy to you confirming the days / sessions you have booked are available and indicating those that are already full.