The early May Bank Holiday 2020 has been changed from 4th May to 8th May to coincide with the 75th anniversary of VE Day.  Our 2019-20 Term Dates, which can be found on the ‘Families’ page, have been updated.

See our News page to access time-lapse photos of how construction of our new Performing Arts Centre is progressing.

Pupil & Student Feedback

How did you feel when you arrived at St Dominic’s?

“I was relieved to come to a school where people understood me and I felt for the first time like I had a chance.”

“I knew that people were good at helping me.  People provided me with support that I did not get in my previous school.

“Welcomed.  It is a lot nicer than other schools I have been to.  It is homely and welcoming.  I liked it.”

“I was nervous but soon got to know people knew I was like them, made friends, and people helped me.”

 

What would you like to say to the teachers?

“Thank you for changing my life, for allowing me to move on and continue.”

“Thank you for all the support you have given me.  I have thoroughly enjoyed my St Dominic’s experience.”

”Thank you for all the encouragement with my education.  I hope you will continue to support me as well in 6thForm.”

”Thank you for everything you have done, for helping me all through difficulties, because I can remember that when I first came here I was naughty, but I have changed, made progress in lessons and with my behaviour.  No-one has given up.”

”Thank you for everything you have done.  This school, like everywhere, may have its glitches, its ups and downs, people come and go, but if you look deep down in a positive manner you see the good and you do not want to leave.”

”Thank you for broadening my outlook and making me prepared for the challenges I will face in the future beyond school.

 

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

A trip to Kew Gardens

Ospreys class have been studying ‘living things’ this term, so they had a trip to Kew Gardens after all their hard work! Everyone had a great day, below are a few photo highlights:  

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Plant life!

Our Year 8 pupils have been planting seeds to learn about plant reproduction. This culminated in putting together a greenhouse without any instructions! Pupils worked together collaboratively to build the greenhouse to house their newly planted crops. We are looking …

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Work progresses on our new Performing Arts Centre

  Click here to view the time lapse photos

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SUMMER FETE CANCELLED

We have taken the difficult decision to cancel the Summer Fete which was due to take place on Saturday 6th July. This decision has been reached due to the health and safety implications of the extensive building works currently taking …

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