oving and learning together as Jesus taught us
Serving ‘The Common Good’
‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’
An essential part of the Catholic faith, the key values of Catholic Social Teaching are found at the core of the Gospel. The key themes of Catholic Social Teaching are:
- Human Dignity
- Community & Participation
- Care for Creation
- Dignity in Work
- Option for the Poor
- Solidarity & Peace
The children, staff, parents and all involved in the community of Blessed Dominic are here to serve.
“Christ has no body now on earth but yours; no hands but yours; no feet but yours.
Yours are the eyes through which the compassion of Christ must look out on the world.
Yours are the feet with which He is to go about doing good.
Yours are the hands with which He is to bless His people.”
St Theresa of Avila
Over the years, we as a community have supported many different charities locally and across the world, including CAFOD, Cancer research UK, Macmillan Coffee Morning, Marys Meals, Save the Children, Catholic Children Society, NSPCC, Homeless Action in Barnet and many more. We have had events ranging from cake sales, to group/ class fundraising, to our Lenten fundraising.
We continue to aim to stretch our awareness and time to ensure we as a school support those that are the most vulnerable in our world.
Every year we support NSPCC Number Day to participate in various math-related activities and raise funds to support the NSPCC's crucial work.
We support Macmillan’s vital work to help fund the amazing Macmillan nurses every year on our coffee mornings.
At Blessed Dominic Catholic school we are proud to be a Fairtrade school. The school is committed to supporting, using and promoting Fairtrade wherever possible. We believe that Fairtrade can make a difference to the lives of young people throughout the world by improving living and working conditions for the people who grow the things we buy.
Our committee works hard to promote the values of the Fairtrade Foundation, which in turn helps us to live out our school motto ‘Love, Learn and Believe’.
We are proud to support Food Bank Aid, which distributes food, toiletries and household goods to 30 food banks across north London. They are a community-led charity which supports all denominations and demographics.
Every year we take part in a fundraising fund for 'Young Minds' by taking part in 'Hello Yellow'. By wearing yellow to show young people that they matter and that they deserve the support they need when they need it, no matter what. Together, we can make a real difference.
This year’s appeal is inspired by Pope Francis’s call for young people to use their voice to make a difference in the world. Every penny raised by our school supports work with local disadvantaged children and families.
JUST ONE Tree is a young, yet already award winning, non-profit organisation. We’re tackling the dual crises of climate change and biodiversity loss through global reforestation. We make it simple for everyone to get involved because JUST £1 plants 1 Tree.
Every year we take part in Christmas Jumper Day. We wear our Christmas jumpers to help kids in the UK and around the world get the best future ever. There's more to Christmas Jumper Day than wearing a silly jumper. You'll be helping children facing serious issues like war, hunger and poverty.
At St Blessed Dominic, we regularly support CAFOD by raising the profile through our charitable work and by praying for all those that need our care.
JUST ONE Tree is a young, yet already award-winning, non-profit organisation. They tackle the dual crises of climate change and biodiversity loss through global reforestation. We wore green for the day and donated £1 JUST £1 plants 1 Tree.