We would like to thank those of you who took the time to respond to the proposal to close the residential provision at St Dominic’s and provide feedback.  Please see the News page for the final Consultation Report.

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

07.30 Pupils wake, wash or shower, dress, make their bed.
08.15 Breakfast
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
15.30 Homework club and evening activities for boarders and pupils on extended days

 

Key Stages 3, 4 & 5

07.30 Pupils waken, wash or shower, dress, make their bed.
08.15 Breakfast
08.45 Tutor Time & Registration
09.00 Assembly
09.10 Lesson 1
10.00 Lesson 2
10.45 Break
11.00 Lesson 3
11.50 Lesson 4
12.35 Lunch
13.30 Registration
13.35 Lesson 5
14.25 Lesson 6
15.10 Tutor Time
15.20 School Day finishes
15.30 Homework club and activites for boarders and day pupils and students on extended day

 

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 2018

 

 

Latest News

St Dominic’s Residential Closure Proposal

The school recently consulted, between Wednesday 30th January 2019 and Wednesday 20th March 2019, on a proposal to close the residential care provision at St Dominic’s School. The rationale for this change is to ensure the future financial viability of …

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Residential Provision rated Outstanding

I was delighted that our Residential Provision was again rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted following their inspection in February.  I am so proud of all our staff; it is through their dedication, commitment and hard work as individuals and teams that …

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Roman Soldiers!

Year 7 groups worked really hard at making their own Roman Shields. They had a great time practising Roman Tactics outside and charging the enemy!  

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Raystede Animal Shelter

This term Year 8 have been studying poetry. With this in mind, we organised a trip to Raystede Animal Shelter. The trip gave the students the opportunity to observe the animals to inspire them to write their own poems.  

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