The early May Bank Holiday 2020 has been changed from 4th May to 8th May to coincide with the 75th anniversary of VE Day.  Our 2019-20 Term Dates, which can be found on the ‘Families’ page, have been updated.

See our News page to access time-lapse photos of how construction of our new Performing Arts Centre is progressing.

SMSC and British Values

Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) enrichment

At St Dominic’s School we recognise that the personal development of our pupils and students plays a significant part in their ability to “achieve ambitious goals and live life to the full”.  As such, the spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSC) enrichment of our pupils and students is at the heart of the school’s ethos.  Please see the below link for information on how all the subjects contributes to our pupils and students SMSC enrichment.

SMSC at St Dominic’s                

British Values

At St Dominic’s School we aim to provide all pupils and students with an environment that allows them to:

  • Achieve ambitious goals and live life to the full.
  • Understand the world they live in and the important part they play in their school, local and wider community.
  • Develop an understanding of what it means to be British and the extent British values are similar and or different to the values and laws of other countries.
  • Promote pupils’ and students’ social, moral, spiritual and cultural development. 

At St Dominic’s School, and in line with the individual pupils and students capacity to understand the concepts and ideas, we work together to promote pupils and students understanding of what “being British” means and actively promote the fundamental British values of democracy; the rule of law; individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.

For further information on how we promote the British Values please see below:

 British Values

 

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

A trip to Kew Gardens

Ospreys class have been studying ‘living things’ this term, so they had a trip to Kew Gardens after all their hard work! Everyone had a great day, below are a few photo highlights:  

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Plant life!

Our Year 8 pupils have been planting seeds to learn about plant reproduction. This culminated in putting together a greenhouse without any instructions! Pupils worked together collaboratively to build the greenhouse to house their newly planted crops. We are looking …

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Work progresses on our new Performing Arts Centre

  Click here to view the time lapse photos

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SUMMER FETE CANCELLED

We have taken the difficult decision to cancel the Summer Fete which was due to take place on Saturday 6th July. This decision has been reached due to the health and safety implications of the extensive building works currently taking …

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