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Welcome

A very warm welcome to St Dominic’s School.

We are a learner and family centred Academy supporting the complex needs of up to 100 day and residential pupils and students with statements of special educational needs with a primary diagnosis of SLCN and/or ASC.

Our aim is to help each pupil and student and their families achieve ambitious goals enabling them to live life to the full. We accept and celebrate our unique identities and respect and value each other for who we are and what we can achieve as individuals and as a community. All staff members, regardless of role, see themselves and the duties they undertake in relation to securing positive outcomes for all pupils and students.

We believe passionately in a multi-disciplinary ‘blended’ approach to meeting each child’s needs, resulting in carefully managed groupings, including specialist intervention work from our in house therapeutic team. The school works closely in partnership with families, referring authorities and external agencies to coordinate the best possible care, guidance and support for its pupils and students.

We ensure that each of our Year 11 or Sixth Form leavers  emerge as self-confident, independent  individuals, able to manage their own learning and behaviour and equipped with the competencies, skills and strategies to take the next steps into further or higher education and the world of work.

We very much look forward to welcoming you to our wonderful school community should you decide to make contact with us.

 

Mrs Angela Drayton - Principal


Committed to securing positive outcomes and meeting the education, health and care needs for each child and young person.


 

The residential special school provides highly effective services that consistently exceed the standards of good. The actions of the school contribute to significantly improved outcomes and positive experiences for children and young people. Ofsted – March 2018

 

 

Latest News

Red Nose Day

A wonderful day was had doing ‘Red Nose’ activities, which included racing, baking, art work, and gaming. Everyone got into the spirit and had an enjoyable day. More photos can be found in the Friday Flyer under the ‘Families’ tab.

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National Apprenticeship Week

As part of National Apprenticeship week our Sixth Form students visited the National Apprenticeship Show at Sandown Park Racecourse. A large number of employers and training organisations, such as Network Rail, Superdrug, Canon and Ford, were available to talk about …

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The Great Brick Safari

KS2 Hawks class visited The Great Brick Safari at Wisley. Everyone had a great time exploring all the exhibitions and were really impressed that everything was completely made of Lego! Pupils got some great ideas for their own Lego builds.

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World Book Day

St Dominic’s celebrated yet another successful World Book Day where many pupils, students and members of staff got into the spirit of dressing up in an array of original and colourful costumes. Names of prize-winners will be posted in the …

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