Welcome to St Dominic’s School!
St Dominic's is a well-known and highly regarded special needs school in Surrey, which has achieved Autism Accreditation. The school caters for up to 110 pupils and Sixth Form students between the ages of 8 – 19, who have a range of academic abilities and complex special needs. It is one of three owned and run by the Sisters of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, but children and young people of all faiths and backgrounds who have a statement of educational needs are welcome to apply.
St Dominic’s is highly respected for the wide range of excellent educational opportunities offered to the pupils and Sixth Form students successful in gaining a place here. We offer access to an extensive range of GCSE subjects pitched at individual students’ levels. Within the Sixth Form, students are able to access external college placements as part of their personalised holistic education and therapy provision.
The School has an in-house team of qualified therapists offering Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Sensory Integration. The range of therapeutic support available to pupils and students enables them to access the curriculum at an appropriate level, maximising each individual’s potential for achievement. Additionally, there are purpose-built medical facilities where nursing cover is provided on a daily basis by qualified staff. The School has achieved the prestigious Arts Council 'Artsmark' Silver Award, which rewards schools that demonstrate a strong commitment to developing a dynamic arts programme. We have also achieved National Healthy Schools status, for promoting the health and wellbeing of all our children and young people in a variety of ways
Our experienced and specialist staff will make every effort to assist your son or daughter to make the most of their time at St Dominic’s, ensuring that they benefit fully from the holistic waking day programme and educational opportunities offered to them. The nurturing, yet appropriately challenging, personalised environment encourages growth and development towards independence and preparation for further education and employment.
The choice of school for your son or daughter is one of the most important decisions that you will have to make. We hope that you enjoy viewing our website and that you find the information helpful.
Mrs Angela Drayton, Principal