Once again we are celebrating an amazing set of GCSE results with100% of our students achieving 5 or more grades 4-9.

Our students have exceeded the projected results they were anticipated, which demonstrates how our small class sizes and personal approach to teaching and learning are key factors in the results they achieved.

A special mention must be made of Francesca, Georgia and Ava who all achieved 5 or more grades 7-9.

Read more: GCSE Examination Results Summer 2019

Some of our senior tennis team girls and boys enjoyed a fantastic day at a blazing hot Wimbledon last Friday.

As we arrived the excitement levels rose as Roger Federer and Dan Evans were seen knocking up together on the practice court beside the minibus park.

Read more: Wimbledon 2019

Many congratulations to Oliver who represented Staffordshire in the discus in the prestigious Mason Trophy held at the Alexander Stadium, Birmingham. This is an Inter Counties event with representatives from ten counties competing. Oliver finished in 12th place.

A super afternoon in the blazing sunshine was had by all the boys and girls from Primary Two at the Dodderhill Multi-Sports Day, the emphasis being on participation rather than competition, with each group rotating around a set of activities – tag rugby, long jump, hurdles, tennis rounders, foam javelin, mini hockey, relay, diamond cricket and the adventure playground.

St. Dominic's are Staffordshire School Games Tri Golf Bronze Medallists - twenty schools (two hundred children) from across Staffordshire were competing at the tri golf finals at the end of June.

Qualifying for the Staffordshire Schools Games Finals held at Keele University means that you have in tri golf, either come first or second in your District Competition and that you now face the best schools in Staffordshire on this day.

Read more: Staffordshire School Games Tri Golf Bronze Medallists

On Wednesday 26th June, Year 7 students enjoyed a fun packed visit to Conkers in Derbyshire.

The purpose of the visit was to develop an understanding of the regeneration of the former mining area. The students listened to a talk on ‘Coal to Conkers’ led by a ranger and participated in a Bare foot Walk where they developed their understanding of the history of the site while experiencing different textures underfoot!

Read more: Year 7 Geography Visit to Conkers


On Monday 17th June, the GCSE Geography students enjoyed a visit to Birmingham where they collected primary data to help them to investigate the task question ‘How does the quality of life vary in Birmingham?

They collected data across four different sites and worked very well in their group. Mrs Longmore was very impressed with the student's approach to the investigation and enthusiasm for asking people to answer their questions.

Read more: GCSE Geography visit to Birmingham
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