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.

Pastoral Support

There is a very strong pastoral care system in the school. All pupils and students are supported by their Form Tutors.  Parents and staff are able to have weekly communication through home/school books. Much of the work of the pastoral care team involves close liaison with parents.

If required, advice can be given to families on how pupils and students can be given the most appropriate support in their home and working environment, to best maintain their emotional welfare and social development.

 

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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