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Downs Park School and Hillside School became Hill Park School on 1st September 2018. We are working on our new website but until then please continue using this site and www.hillside.brighton-hove.sch.uk. If you have any queries, please call our new telephone number 01273 422855.

Foredown Road 
BN41 2FU
01273 422855

Head Teacher
Rachel Burstow

Hill Park Upper Site (Downs Park) is a Good School
Click  to read why we think we are

"The positive atmosphere in the school refects the school's empahsis on respect and tolerance where every pupil is valued highly and given an equal chance to succeed"   

Ofsted October 2014 - View full report


Hill Park school is a Community Special School maintained by Brighton and Hove Council. We have 98 pupils on roll, aged 4 to 16 years. The school is staffed to provide an education for pupils with a variety of learning difficulties who are in possession of a Statement of Special Educational Needs. 


As of September 2018 Downs Park will merge with Hillside Special School and will the two school will be known as Hill Park School.

To find out more about this merger please click here to see our information page.

We would also like to congratulate one of our Year 8 pupils, Samuel,  for designing the winning logo which reflects the diversity of our pupils and a sense of togetherness. Well done Sam!! 

Brighton & Hove City Council are carrying out a survey of parents'' childcare needs in Brighton & Hove which has been grant funded by the Department of Education.

They have published a questionnaire on their website which can be accessed at here


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