We are open with a phased return of pupils over the summer term keeping in line with risk assessments based on latest government guidelines.

As always, we are here to support all our families. If you have any queries please contact us on office@stdominicsschool.org.uk and we will respond to you urgently.

Please read our COVID 19 Annex to our Child Protection, Adult Protection & Safeguarding Policy, which is located under the ‘Key Information’ tab, under ‘Policies’.

Ofsted

We are proud of our considerable successes and achievements, all of which have been fully verified by official formal inspections. Our achievements are the direct result of our clear mission to attain excellence, and this is demonstrated in our examination and test results.

St Dominic’s has two inspections – one for education and the other for residential (social care inspection). We are delighted that our most recent Residential inspection was judged Outstanding (Ofsted November 2019) and our most recent Education Inspection was judged Good (Ofsted November 2017).

Ofsted Residential Inspection November 2019

Rating:  Outstanding

Below are some quotes from the Report:

“The senior leaders in the school have extremely high aspirations for all children”

“Safeguarding processes are thorough, and concerns are reported to partner agencies when necessary”

“Children are listened to, and their views genuinely form part of the school development plans”

“Children are supported to understand different types of relationships. In particular, they are shown how to seek and give consent, and are helped to build the confidence to say no and to understand when someone else has said no”

“Training is reflective of the children’s needs. Staff say they feel well supported by the senior leaders, who they say are visible and always available, either in person or on the phone, often coming in to provide support in difficult situations”

Click below to read the full inspection reports and previous inspection reports on the Ofsted website.

Education Inspection Report – Reports for Education Inspections

Social Care Inspection Report – Reports for Care Inspections

Ofsted encourage parents to give their views on their child’s school. By using the below link you can tell Ofsted what you think about your child’s experience at St Dominic’s school.

https://parentview.ofsted.gov.uk/

 

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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