We would like to thank those of you who took the time to respond to the proposal to close the residential provision at St Dominic’s and provide feedback.  Please see the News page for the final Consultation Report.

Partnerships & Community

We have a strong sense of community here at St Dominic’s School and seek every opportunity to work on projects and activities within our local community too.  We have many regular visitors from a wide range of agencies to ensure we are providing the best opportunities for all our pupils and students.

Families are actively encouraged to support school events and join our Family Forum. The school collaborates with members of the local community and we hold a Summer Fete every other year at St Dominic’s and support the Hambledon Village Fete on the alternate years.

You are warmly invited to visit our wonderful school and experience the culture and ethos of acceptance and celebration of difference; and our holistic, life changing education on offer.

Our partnership links include:

  • Brantridge School
  • Grafham Grange
  • Orchard Hill College
  • Orchard Hill College Academy Trust
  • Guildford College
  • Pat Dog

 

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

St Dominic’s Residential Closure Proposal

The school recently consulted, between Wednesday 30th January 2019 and Wednesday 20th March 2019, on a proposal to close the residential care provision at St Dominic’s School. The rationale for this change is to ensure the future financial viability of …

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Residential Provision rated Outstanding

I was delighted that our Residential Provision was again rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted following their inspection in February.  I am so proud of all our staff; it is through their dedication, commitment and hard work as individuals and teams that …

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Roman Soldiers!

Year 7 groups worked really hard at making their own Roman Shields. They had a great time practising Roman Tactics outside and charging the enemy!  

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Raystede Animal Shelter

This term Year 8 have been studying poetry. With this in mind, we organised a trip to Raystede Animal Shelter. The trip gave the students the opportunity to observe the animals to inspire them to write their own poems.  

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