Information Centre

In this section of our website you will find information including our school policies, our home school partnership, letters to parents and lots of other docments that you may find useful.

Bad Weather and Emergency Closures

Information to support you and your child in the event of bad weather and/for emergency school closure - click here

Statutory Information

Includes our current prospectus, Ofsted report, Examination & Qualification details, Pupil Premium, DfE, Policies and Department Information - click here

Meet the Team

Our Senior Leadership Team, a guide to Pastoral Care and Students services, including attendance - click here


Our school governors are drawn from different parts of the Furness area and consist of parents, carers, staff, local authority and the community - click here


If you would like to view our policies - click here

Home School Partnership

The Home School Partnership is very important to us as it details what parents and carers can expect from us as a school and what we expet from students. To view our home School Partnership - click here


We look forward to bringing you more news and events from September 2015 - click here


Our half-termly newsletter 'In the Spotlight at Dowdales features students achievements and successes - click here

Clubs & Activities

A list of the clubs and activities available for students for 2016-2017 is available - click here

Dining @ Dowdales

Our dining hall provides hot and cold food for students and staff. To find our what's on the menu and a price list - click here


Transport for students to and from Dowdales is organised through Cumbria County Council. More information can be found on the Cumbria County Council website by clicking here or by calling 0333 240 6965.

School Direct Recruitment

We are proud to be part of the Furness Education Consortium offering School Direct places. For more information - click here

Biometric System

Please follow the link to download a copy of the School's Biometric System Permission Form - click here