School Day

A typical school day at St Dominic’s is set out below for Key Stage 2 and Key Stages 3,4 & 5.

Key Stage 2

08.45 Tutor Time & Registration
09.00 Assembly
09.10 Lesson 1
09.45 Lesson 2 (NLC)
10.15 Break
10.30 Guided Reading / Literacy / Numeracy
11.00 Lesson 3
11.35 Lesson 4
12.05 Lunch
13.00 Registration
13.05 Guided Reading and relaxation
13.35 Lesson 5
14.10 Movement Break
14.25 Lesson 6
14.55 Golden Time
15.10 Tutor Time
15.20 School Day finishes


Key Stages 3, 4 & 5

08.45 Tutor Time & Registration
09.00 Assembly
09.10 Lesson 1 (NLC)
10.00 Lesson 2
10.50 Break
11.10 Lesson 3
12.00 Lesson 4
12.50 Lunch for Year 9 and 6th Form
13.15 Lunch for Year 10 and Year 11
13.35 Lesson 5 / Registration
14.25 Lesson 6
15.15 Tutor Time
15.20 School Day finishes

 The school day ends at 2.20pm every Friday for all pupils and students



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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