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Needs Led Curriculum

At St Dominic’s School we follow a Needs Led Curriculum which is built on the ethos that teaching does not just take place in the classroom at St Dominic’s and is not just delivered by the teacher. Pupils and students learn from staff appointed in all positions, from etiquette in the dining room to work experience with the maintenance team; and that’s without counting the hundreds of small daily interactions that take place in the school day!

The Needs Led approach has been designed specifically to put the needs of pupils and students firmly at the forefront of everything we do.

See below for more information on the Needs Led Curriculum at St Dominic’s School.

Needs Led Curriculum

PSHCE and Needs Led Curriculum plan

Teachers use this long-term plan to guide their medium and short-term planning.

 

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

 

 

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St Dominic’s enters the Hambledon Village Speedwatch Scarecrow Competition

If you have had cause to drive through Hambledon Village this week, you will have noticed lots of scarecrows along the roadside. These scarecrows are part of the village’s community speedwatch campaign.  The hope is that they will make drivers …

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Forest School Creativity 

Our Forest School continues to inspire lots of creativity, this week students created unique, impressive stick characters using elder wood and conkers. One earned the title ‘William the Conker-er’ bringing lots of laughter to the group. Work on the village …

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Today we welcome back Hemmick, our PAT dog

There was excitement all round today from staff, pupils and students as we welcomed back our PAT (Pets as Therapy) visiting dog, Hemmick (and his human, Alison). Although we haven’t seen them both since ‘Lockdown’ began, Alison has been sending …

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Healing Together

COVID 19 has increased the anxieties of some students. So, we are proud that two members of our staff team have completed their ‘Healing Together’ training. Healing together is a programme designed to support young people who are vulnerable as a result the …

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