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.

Curricular Enrichment

The curriculum at St Dominic’s is further enhanced by the school’s excellent range of outdoor facilities which are used to support pupils’ and students’ learning experiences on a daily basis. Activities such as the “Forest School” have been highly successful in helping pupils develop their self-esteem and their ability to form good working relationships with others. Pupils and students also have the opportunity to take part in a range of activities to develop their skills through being involved in, for example, the small animal farm, Young Enterprise and the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme.

Every evening there is a variety of activities and day pupils/students are invited to stay on after the educational day and join in. Some of the activities include: Karate, Cookery, Drama, Horse-riding, Golf, Walking, Swimming, Football, Tennis, Guides, St Johns, Explorers, ICT, Cinema, Bowling and Meals out

We offer lots of fun activities during the lunch breaks on a daily basis which all students, pupils and staff are welcome to try. Some of the activities on offer are: ICT Club, Street Dance, Climbing wall, Chess Club, Girls Club (Girls from King Edwards School join us for activities), Remote Control Car Club, Running, Drama, Air Fix Club, Ba sketball, Cycling, Walking and Circus Skills.

Sixth Form Students are actively encouraged to develop their individual interests and broaden their range of leisure interests including: Swimming, Art and craft, Drama, Football, Cookery, Archery, Walking, Games on the Common, Scouts, Air Cadets and Gardening. The Sixth Form also have the opportunity to access external specialist events such as drama workshops.

 

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more