Term Dates for 2019 – 2020 Academic Year are now confirmed.  Please go to “Families / Term Dates” page.

Please go to “News” for information on the consultation on the proposal to close the residential care provision at
St Dominic’s School.

Ethos and Values

Our Vision

To be an outstanding school that gives every child and young person the best chance to fulfil their potential, achieve ambitious goals and live life to the full.

Our Mission

To provide the best educational, care and transition pathways for children and young people from ages 7-19 years who experience difficulties with learning and communication because of their special or complex educational, health or care needs.

Our Values

We accept, celebrate and understand our unique identities

We respect and value each other for who we are and what we can achieve as individuals and as a community

We offer a multi-disciplinary, holistic approach in partnership with families, communities and professionals

We understand that everything we do, regardless of role, is to inspire, empower and secure positive outcomes and relationships for all pupils and students

We ensure that the values of humanity remain the foundation of our spirituality, social interactions and pastoral care across the Waking Day Curriculum

We provide a needs led curriculum that focuses on the individual’s developmental needs and enhances and supports academic subjects

We seek and retain dedicated staff who are committed to the vision and mission of the school

We consider the views of children, young people and their families

We enable children, young people and their families to participate in decision making

We are confident that our children and young people can take the next step into the world equipped to realise their potential and live life to the full

Statement of Purpose To view our Statement of Purpose please see the below link

Statement of purpose

 

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

Consultation on the proposal to close the residential care provision at St Dominic’s School

We are proposing to close the residential care provision as of July 2020.  The rationale for this change is to ensure the continued quality and sustainability of day provision at the school. A formal consultation, to seek feedback on the …

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Science Museum visit!

This week, one class visited the Science Museum in London as part one of two trips this half term. The visit’s focus was the restless earth and how we use science to predict natural disasters such as flooding (we did …

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Chippy Friday!

Last week pupils and staff took part in ‘Chippy Friday’. Everyone was treated to a chip shop style lunch in individual boxes. On the menu  was different types of cod and battered sausage, along with chips and mushy peas! Everyone …

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Robin Hood – The Pantomime!!

This week the drama club pupils performed Robin Hood, the pantomime. They worked extremely hard in the rehearsals leading up to the show and the show itself was a huge success. There was lots of laughter, booing and cheering from …

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