To view a video tour of our school, go to the Home page.

Click here for the latest advice from the government regarding children and young adults returning to education in the autumn term.


Guidance on Masks at St Dominic’s School

Click here to view St Dominic’s Handbook for Returning to School November 2020

29. Back to school Resource pack for Parents.

Please click the links below for information and guidance on COVID-19:

St Dominic’s Social Communication Programme Targets for COVID-19

Minister Ford’s open letter to the SEND sector 30 May 2020

Minister Ford’s open letter to the SEND sector 24 March 2020


Surrey Adult Education: online learning courses

Hand Washing Guidance updated

Handwashing remains one of the single most important activities recognised to impact on managing and controlling COVID-19. The government have added the importance of drying your hands to their handwashing guide

Bacteria and viruses like ‘warm damp’ environments so please be sure to dry your hands:

NHS –  click here

WHO – click here

GOV click here

If you find your skin is suffering from the repeated handwashing, the Royal College of Nursing make some recommendations on skin health ….for their top tips please click here.


St Dominic’s YouTube Channel for Video Lessons

Our channel and videos are ‘unlisted’, this means that they cannot be searched for normally, they are only accessed via clicking here.

We ask please that you do not share this link with anyone not associated with St Dominic’s School.

Useful links re mental health support:

SHOUT  is the UK’s first 24/7 text service,  It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.

Letter from Mind Matters about the free NHS talking therapy service provided by Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Link to Mind website for information and support re Coronavirus and your mental health

YOUNGMiNDS website for advice and guidance on where to get support for mental health during the Coronavirus pandemic

Jump Back July Action for Happiness Calendar 2020

Surrey County Council’s Well-being Brief – Supporting Children & Young People – Information for Parents & Carers.  This document provides parents and carers with advice and signposting to resources.

Correspondence to parents: 

1. Letter to families re Coronavirus – 250220

2. Letter to families – update to Coronavirus – 270220

3. To all families advising of actions being taken by school re Corona Virus – 130320

4. Letter to All Families re partial closure of school – 170320

5. Letter to all families – procedure in the event of an extended school closure – 180320

6. Letter to all Families – 190320

7. Letter to all Families & proposed timetable – 200320

8. Letter to all Families – Update on which pupils and students should stay at home – 230320

9. Letter to all families re internet & social media safety – 250320

10. Letter to families Update – 030420

11. Letter to all Families Support – 300420

12. Letter to families Reintegration – 130520

13. Letter to all Families re Zoom catch-up meetings – 130520

14. Letter to families re plan for June 2020 – 200520

15. School Transport Letter for Y6 families – 210520

16. Letter to all families re photography competition – 220520

17. Letter to Year 6 families – 010620

18. Letter to Year 10 families 050620

19. Letter to all families re roadmap for pupils and students returning to school 080620

20. Letter to families re further reintegration of pupils 120620

21. Letter to families of Y11 and 6th Form pupils and students 120620

22. Letter to Pupils

23. Year Groups in School by Week

24. Letter to families 120620

25. Letter to families re updated plan from 6 July – 250620

26. Letter to families 030720

27. Updated Handbook for Returning to School July 2020

28. Letter to all families – welcome and reminder of arrangements from Sep 2020

29. Back to school Resource pack for Parents

30. Letter to all families re decision on proposal to change school timetable – 170720

31. Letter to Families – confirmation of arrangements from Sep 2020 for pupils and students – 210720]

32. Managing your masks SCP Target

33. Post coronavirus resources for YP and their families

34. SCP targets for COVID

35. Vicky Ford letter to SEND sector 2nd Sept 2020

36. 23rd September – PHE letter to parents and guardians

37. Guidance on Masks at St Dominics School

38. Letter to all Families 131120

39. Surrey County Council Letter to Parents and Carers November 2020

40. Letter to all families – update as at 171120

41. Update to all families 181120

42. Update to all families 191120

43. Update to all families 201120

44. Update to all families 231120

45. PPE Social story poster

46. Update to all families 251120

47. Update to all families 261120 (002)


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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