St Dominic’s School remains open as usual to all pupils and students.

About Us

St Dominic’s School is a well-known and highly regarded special school in Surrey and stands in 56 acres of wooded grounds with ample space for recreational activities.  The school caters for up to 150 pupils and Sixth Form students between the ages of 7 – 19, who have a range of academic abilities and complex needs.  It is owned and run by Orchard Hill College Academy Trust.

We offer access to an extensive range of GCSE subjects pitched at individual students’ levels. Within the Sixth Form, students are able to access external college placements as part of their personalised holistic education and therapy provision.

The School has an in-house team of qualified therapists offering Speech and Language TherapyOccupational Therapy and Sensory Integration.  The range of therapeutic support available to pupils and students enables them to access the curriculum at an appropriate level, maximising each individual’s potential for achievement.  Additionally, there are purpose-built medical facilities where nursing cover is provided on a daily basis by qualified staff.

The School has achieved Advanced Autism Accreditation, the prestigious Arts Council ‘Artsmark’ Silver Award and holds the National Healthy Schools status.

Our experienced and specialist staff will make every effort to assist your child to make the most of their time at St Dominic’s, ensuring that they benefit fully from the holistic programmes and educational opportunities offered to them. The nurturing, yet appropriately challenging, personalised environment encourages growth and development towards independence and preparation for further education and employment.

 

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 2019

 

 

Latest News

Snow Day!

The snow brought a smile to everyone’s face this week at St Dominic’s.  Please see this week’s Friday Flyer for more snow photos!

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Artwork Sent From Pupils and Students at Home

Thank you to Theo for sending in his beautiful artwork from home. We would really love to see what everyone is drawing (or writing) in their free time at home, so please send any artwork to your form tutor and …

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Christmas Message from our Vice Principal

Dear Families, We are immensely proud that we have not let the virus dampen our school spirit or hold us back from making progress in our flourishing school community. There have been many achievements this term but, firstly and most …

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Christmas Jumper Day

Pupils and staff joined millions of people on Friday 11th December 2020 to help raise funds for ‘Save the Children’ by wearing their favourite Christmas jumper to school. We were proud to collect £93 which will help this amazing charity …

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