Guidance on Masks at St Dominic’s School

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

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: 

19.03.21. Letter to families

12.03.21. Letter to families

05.03.21. Letter to families

26.02.21. Letter to families

23.02.21.  Letter to families

12.02.21. Letter to families

05.02.21. Letter to families

29.01.21. Letter to families

22.01.21. Letter to families

13.01.21. Letter to families

11.01.21. Letter to families re online learning

08.01.21. Testing Social Story

08.01.21. Letter to Y11 and 6th Form families re KS4 and 5 exams and assessments

08.01.21. Letter to families

05.01.21. Letter to families

04.01.21. Update to families

01.01.21. Update to families

15.12.20. Update to families

10.12.20. Update to all families


04.12.20. Letter to families

26.11.20. Update to families

25.11.20. Update to families 

PPE Social story poster

23.11.20. Update to families

20.11.20. Update to families

19.11.20. Update to families

18.11.20. Update to families

17.11.20. Letter to families – update

Surrey County Council Letter to Parents and Carers November 2020

13.11.20. Letter to families

St Dominics Phased Approaches to Learning Plan

06.11.20. Letter to families re phased response system

Guidance on Masks at St Dominics School

23.09.20. PHE letter to parents and guardians

02.09.20. Vicky Ford letter to SEND sector

SCP targets for COVID

Post coronavirus resources for YP and their families

Managing your masks SCP Target

21.07.20. Letter to families – confirmation of arrangements from Sep 2020 for pupils and students

17.07.20. Letter to all families re decision on proposal to change school timetable

Back to school Resource pack for Parents

02.09.20 – Letter to all families – welcome and reminder of arrangements

Updated Handbook for Returning to School July 2020

 03.07.20. Letter to families 

25.06.20. Letter to families re updated plan from 6 July

12.06.20. Letter to families 

Year Groups in School by Week

Letter to Pupils

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

12.06.20. Letter to families re further reintegration of pupils 120620

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

05.06.20. Letter to Year 10 families

01.06.20. Letter to Year 6 families

22.05.20. Letter to families re photography competition

21.05.20. School Transport Letter for Y6 families

20.05.20. Letter to families re plan for June 2020

13.05.20. Letter to all Families re zoom catch-up meetings

13.05.20. Letter to families reintegration

30.04.20. Letter to all Families support

03.04.20. Letter to families update

25.03.20. Letter to all families re internet & social media safety

23.03.20. Letter to all families with update on which pupils and students should stay at home

20.03.20. Letter to all families & proposed timetable

19.03.20. Letter to all families

18.03.20. Template letter to all families re procedure in the event of an extended school closure

17.03.20. Letter to All Families re partial closure of school

13.03.20. To all families advising of actions being taken by school re Corona Virus

27.02.20. Letter to families – update to Coronavirus

25.02.20. Letter to families re Coronavirus



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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