Welcome to Down High School Preparatory Department
Mrs Sheila Asfour, Head of Prep
Down High Preparatory Department was established in 1937 and is an integral part of Down High School. The School was originally located in the Gatelodge before moving to its current location within the main school.
Down High Prep is co-educational, interdenominational and children from all cultural and religious backgrounds are welcome.
Values and Ethos
In the Preparatory Department we aim to:
provide a stimulating learning environment to achieve their full potential
encourage children to become happy, confident learners within a caring, supportive setting
foster a positive partnership amongst pupils, teachers and parents
Down High Prep was lying in second place in Northern Ireland before the latest orienteering compet...
The Prep rugby team competed in the Inter-Prep tournament at Campbell College. The boy...
STEM Challenge winners
Amy Hayes, Ellen Magee and Ben Rowlatt-McCormick represented Down High Prep and won the local heat...
Art Competition Success
1st and 3rd Prize in the Northern Ireland Environment Agency’s Art Competition.
The Prep children have all had great fun making Vege Pal friends on behalf of Barnardo’s. A Ho...
Operation Christmas Child
106 shoeboxes were sent to Serbia by children from the Prep and some Year 8 pupils. The 10-14 age gr...