We are delighted to share the news that our students have achieved once again amazing results in their GCSEs.
The pass rate across all subjects was 100 %. With over one-third of entries resulting in A*/A and 91% passes at A* - C.
Our students' grades were once again significantly above the national average. In the core science subjects, they obtained on average 92% A*-C which must be commended.
Our chosen whole school charity for the Summer Term was Lepra.
This charity does vital work in the fight against leprosy, which is still a life threatening but completely preventable disease that can ravage communities in many developing countries.
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.
The trampoline team were participating in the prestigious Staffordshire School Games at Keele University at the end of June.
They were competing in the beginner's category. They all had to perform a compulsory routine in the first section. The top four teams then qualified to perform their chosen voluntary routine, in front of a panel of experienced judges.
Youngsters from Primary Six and Primary Five competed in their Stafford and District Athletics Championships at Rowley Park Stadium.
To qualify for the Staffordshire County Championships athletes have to enter and finish in the top three in their event at the District Championships.
Our annual Prize Giving event took place on Wednesday; the event took place earlier in the afternoon than initially planned, to ensure those who wanted to cheer England on in the World Cup would be finished in time.
Thank you to our outgoing Head of School Olivia Fewtrell and Deputy Head of School Bethany Winder, who gave an emotional, inspirational speech to parents, staff and pupils. Congratulations to Ava Stacey who is our Head of School for the next academic year and Emily Frodsham who has been appointed Deputy Head of School.
Contrary to some hesitation (are we embarking upon a Bear Grylls expedition), the Senior End of Year Trip to the Lakeside Outdoor Pursuits Centre at Worcester University ‘went down a storm’ with both students and staff.
Thank you to everyone who attended our ‘Form Markets/ Summer Fayre’ and to those who donated items for the bottle tombola, cake, book, CD, DVD and toy stalls.
The Yr 7 and Yr 8 District Athletics Championships took place at Rowley Park Stadium, Stafford.
Isaac was crowned the Stafford & District Yr 7 Javelin Champion.
Henry was crowned the Stafford & District Yr 7 High Jump Champion.
Caitlyn took the silver medal as runner up in the Yr 7 1500m.
Philippa Ford took the bronze medal in the Yr 8 Discus.
Last Tuesday, St Dominic’s master bakers in the Prep Cookery Club produced some wonderful scones for their final session of the year. They have mastered a range of different skills this year including ‘rubbing in’ and ‘creaming’, and are showing all the signs of budding ‘Master Chef’ contestants.
Well done to all our chefs, a big thank you to our parents for providing the ingredients and to Eleanor for her continued support and patience.