Welcome

Working Together Achieving Excellence

Welcome

Working Together Achieving Excellence

Welcome

Working Together Achieving Excellence

Welcome

Working Together Achieving Excellence

Welcome

Working Together Achieving Excellence

Hounsdown is a thriving 11-16 comprehensive school situated on the western side of Totton, near the edge of the New Forest. Our school occupies an extensive and attractive 20 acre site which provides superb recreational space. We have 1251 students on roll.

Together, the governors and staff are committed to maximising the potential of every individual student by:

  • Developing a culture of respect for everyone within our school
  • Creating and providing a range of curricular and extra curricular activities
  • Providing opportunities and learning experiences for our young people that meet their individual needs and challenges them to succeed
  • Working together to ensure our students develop important life long skills including leadership, communication, as well as achieving their very best.


Our school motto is 'Be the best that you can be'

We aspire to develop:

Successful Learners, Confident Individuals, and Responsible Citizens

We are extremely proud of our achievements and always endeavour to improve further.

Mrs J Turvey
Executive Headteacher


Mr D Veal
Associate Headteacher

Information on Penalty Notices for non-attendance at school

Dear Parents/Carers

Please find attached a leaflet regarding Penalty Notices which has today been issued by Hampshire County Council. The leaflet has been issued to parents to provide further advice on how Penalty Notices will be issued from 1 September 2015. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email me.

Hard copies of the leaflet are available in school.


Mrs B Langley-Bliss
Assistant Headteacher


School Website Map

To help navigate our website easier, we have put together a list of key information which may be of interest.

News and Letters Home

Links to all letters going home to parents, the school calendar and upcoming events.