In today’s competitive industrialized world, the girl child need to be equipped with both academic skills as well as practical
skills. 

A practical discipline such as Art leads to very rewarding careers in the Art, Design and Technology industries. 

The Emphasis is on helping the student discover their passion in the area of Art and therefore to equip the student with the fundamental skills that will assist them in exploring their interests if they move that way.

In the Practicals Department- Art Subject at Dominican Convent we use a variety of Strategies to impart knowledge of the subject to the girls.

  • We create a stimulating environment through visual
    reference pictures on display.
  • We give individual attention. Maintaining a close
    rapport with students and encouraging their individual  creative
    attainment.
  • Use of a variety of online resources and applications
    like the student art guide, BBC Bitesize, Pinterest etc.

Our approach empowers girls for the 21st century in the following ways and more

  • Student are equipped with research skills necessary to
    stay on the cutting edge as concerns current trends in art and design and
    they find such a culture imprinted in them beyond school.
  • Their creativity is unlocked and they find that they
    will be able to express their ideas without fear even in team efforts. Our
    students can work as individuals as well as in teams

We trust that your interest in the Practicals department will lead you to working with us here at Dominican convent. 

All girls with a passion for life sciences and with dreams such as becoming medical professionals belong here. This is indeed an exciting subject where students get to explore life and its mechanism. With thoroughly equipped laboratories for practicals and a great culture of research and science scholarship Biology at Dominican convent offers your daughter a strong footing for future endeavors.
In the Department Sciences- Biology at Dominican Convent we use a variety of Strategies to impart knowledge of the subject to the girls.
• We encourage lateral thinking. We encourage the students to recall all aspects of the syllabus, regularly.
• We pay very close attention to feedback from the examiner such as examiners reports and Examination Board requirements.
• We don’t only teach the syllabus, we teach the subject, which means we often go beyond the requirements of the syllabus so as to stretch the minds of learners
We believe that as a department and particularly the Biology learning area, we churn out students who are well equipped for the rapid pace of the 21st century because we give them skills to attain knowledge in their own fields as opposed to giving them the knowledge. The students develop a great culture of research and become very good at analysis, being able to sift out relevant detail from a huge amount of data they collect.
We trust that your interest in the Department of Science will lead you to working with us here at Dominican convent. Thank you.

Welcome to the Chemistry page. All girls with a passion for understand the chemical nature of the physical world and who have dreams such as being involved in various fields of Chemical sciences and Engineering belong here. This is indeed an exciting subject where students get to explore Matter with respect to its chemical composition and tendency. With thoroughly equipped laboratories for practicals and a great culture of research and science scholarship Chemistry at Dominican Convent offers your daughter a strong footing for future endeavors. Many brilliant doctors and scientists have passed through this Department.
In the Department of Sciences- Chemistry at Dominican Convent we use a variety of Strategies to impart knowledge of the subject to the girls.
• We frequently test students so that their minds remain sharp and current and this also encourages application of knowledge
• We encourage lateral thinking. We encourage the students to recall all aspects of the syllabus, regularly.
• We pay very close attention to feedback from the examiner such as examiners reports and Examination Board requirements.
We believe that as a department and particularly the Chemistry learning area, we churn out students who are well equipped for the rapid pace of the 21st century because we impart skills and help our students navigate for themselves.
We trust that your interest in the Department of Science will lead you to working with us here at Dominican convent. Thank you.

Warm Welcome to the Department of Commercial studies at Dominican Convent. In today’s competitive industrialized world it is very important for us to play a very active role in educating the girl child and equipping them for relevance in the business world. The world money and business leadership are evolving and as such our education needs to adapt to those changes. Not only will we teach our students the skills and academic knowledge of Business; we also give the girls a chance to practice with those skills and concepts in Practical engagements such as in Enterprise.
In the Department of Commercial studies at Dominican Convent we use a variety of Strategies to impart knowledge of the subject to the girls.
• our teachers are dedicated to giving individual attention to the girls and a tailored approach to helping each girl in any weak area
• Active learning is encouraged through method such as research and presentations and in class working groups
• Extensive use of ICTs
Our approach to teaching and learning in the department empowers girls for the 21st century in the following ways.
• The learning and teaching in the department is highly involving and practical thinking is encouraged. Thought and idea leadership are esteemed qualities and so our girls are highly likely to find business leadership becoming very easy.
We trust that your interest in the Department of Commercial Studies will lead you to working with us here at Dominican convent. Thank you.

The English Department is currently Headed By Mrs T Ruswa who works with a team of 3 other Teachers; Mrs Kamanga, Mrs Ncube, Miss Dube. The Department promotes methods of teaching that;

  • Give students a purpose for reading
  • Engages students in spirited discussions especially in Literature
  • helps students to remember concept by creating Acronyms
  • Encourages reciprocal teaching and cooperative learning
  • Encourages role playing and use of technology

In the 21st Century the department sees several opportunities to empower the girl child to face the challenges of the day in the following ways;

  • Encouraging team spirit as in exercises which include role playing and group work. Pupils are introduced to the concept of working together and community competence
  • Creating everyday scenarios that assist students in learning to communicate clearly and accurately and to be effective when speaking or writing wherever they go

Warm Welcome to the Practicals Department-Fashion and Fabrics page. In today’s competitive industrialized world, the girl child need to be equipped with both academic skills as well as practical skills. A practical discipline such as Fashion and Fabrics leads to very rewarding careers in the big Clothing and Fashion industry. The Emphasis is on helping the student discover their passion in the area of Fashion and therefore to equip the student with the fundamental skills that will assist them in exploring their interests if they move that way.

In the Practicals Department at Dominican Convent we use a variety of Strategies to impart knowledge of the subject to the girls.

  • Its is imperative to keep up with the very latest information through research and field trip.
  • Extensive assessment, especially practical though not limited, as well as prompt feedback is given to the student.
  • Students are taught to set clear and achievable goals and are also taught to engage actively in every practical aspect of the work.
  • The Teachers always make it a point to keep the motivation very high.

Our approach to teaching and learning in the department empowers girls for the 21st century in the following ways.

  • The learning embassies on the versatility of application of practical skills. Basically the girls can explore a passion in fashion industry as a business or secondarily as an employment route.

We trust that your interest in the Practicals department will lead you to working with us here at Dominican convent. Thank you.

Warm Welcome to the Practicals Department-Food and Nutrition page. In today’s competitive industrialized world, the girl child needs to be equipped with both academic skills as well as practical skills. A practical discipline such as Food and Nutrition leads to very rewarding careers in the big Food industry. The Emphasis is on helping the student discover their passion in the area of Food and Nutrition and therefore to equip the student with the fundamental skills that will assist them in exploring their interests if they move that way.

In the Practicals Department at Dominican Convent we use a variety of Strategies to impart knowledge of the subject to the girls.

  • Its is imperative to keep up with the very latest information through research and field trip.
  • Extensive assessment, especially practical though not limited, as well as prompt feedback is given to the student.
  • Students are taught to set clear and achievable goals and are also taught to engage actively in every practical aspect of the work.
  • Students are also actively involved in catering for the school.

Our approach to teaching and learning in the department empowers girls for the 21st century in the following ways.

  • We give our girls a foundation to become chefs, dietitians, nutritionists, event managers, educators and organized housewives. Accordingly whatever pathways our girls choose to take through Food and Nutrition education, they will be competent and competitive in the 21st century world.

We trust that your interest in the Practicals department will lead you to working with us here at Dominican convent. Thank you.

 

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A very warm welcome to the French Department at Dominican Convent. It is our key Objective to impart communication Skills in French for the sake of enabling our Students to Communicate and be relevant internationally. French culture is a globally established culture and the French language is spoken all across the world. French is an official language in countries across five different continents and is also the second most studied language in the world, after English: 120 million students are currently learning French. French is an official Language in 29 countries including Belgium, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, the Ivory Coast, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, France, Haiti, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mali, Monaco, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Switzerland, Togo and Vanuatu.Atop the 220 million native speakers in the world, there are an estimated 72 million partial speakers, and these numbers are increasing. The total number of French speakers could rise to as much as 700 million by 2050, according to demographers.

In the French Department at Dominican Convent we use a variety of Strategies to impart knowledge of French to the girls.

  • We use Songs, videos, pictures and many other multimedia teaching aids
  • We ensure learners take an active role in the learning process i.e. in singing repetitions etc.
  • Learners give presentations on various topics
  • Role plays and group activities
  • collaborations with alliance Francaise

Our Students leave school equipped for engagement in the 21st Century world because

  • They will have knowledge and ability to communicate in different genre and situations
  • Learners are able to appreciate cultures other than their own seeing that the world is a global village.

We trust that your interest in the French department will lead you to working with us here at Dominican convent French department.

Warm Welcome to the Geography department page. Geography today is a very big subject offering tributary skills for degree programs in Geology, Economics, Urban Planning and Development, Political Science, Local governance, Aviation, just to mention a few. The subject can at A ‘level be combined with Science, Commercials or Arts, making it very versatile.

In the Geography Department at Dominican Convent we use a variety of Strategies to impart knowledge of the subject to the girls.

  • We encourage teamwork amongst the girls through pair work and group activities
  • Presentations and tutoring as well as extensive use of information technologies by both teachers and students
  • Written work is very frequent and feedback is given timeously.

Our Students leave school equipped for engagement in the 21st Century world because

  • upon the background of the girls exposure to information technologies and a variety of research methods and media the girls live school equipped with an ability not only of knowledge finding but also of knowledge creation.
  • The girls have learned to express their ideas often and they are very confident scholars and citizens.

We trust that your interest in the Geography department will lead you to working with us here at Dominican convent. Thank you.

A very warm Welcome to the Dominican Convent Library page. The Library aims to provide an academic information resource supporting the teaching, learning and research needs of the Dominican Convent user community on High School Campus, in such a way as to achieve the highest professional standards in a cost effective and user friendly manner.

This Library collection provides students with resources for their study and learning, as well as teachers for their teaching practice, to broaden their knowledge and appreciation of their desired learning area.

The Library building provides comfortable, flexible study spaces and offers a wealth of excellent learning resources, extensive collections of information sources and access to expert help and advice.

We use a variety of Strategies to assist girls achieve their goals.

  • We encourage girls to take out books for study
  • In the Library building we maintain a quite and conducive environment for study
  • We have ready user support for all resources available including IT resources

Our approach empowers girls for the 21st century in the following ways.

  • The culture of study and research that is instilled at the school is certain to help the girls achieve very high standards in any industrial placement that demands research initiative time and again.
  • Open mindedness and responsible use of the internet is also encouraged which helps the girls much in decision making in the real world.

We trust that your interest in the Library will lead you to working with us here at Dominican convent. Thank you.

Warm Welcome to the Practicals Department-Music page. In today’s competitive industrialized world, the girl child need to be equipped with both academic skills as well as practical skills. A practical discipline such as Music is not only recreational and fun, it also leads to very rewarding careers in the big Music and entertainment industry. The Emphasis is on helping the student discover their passion in the area of Music and therefore to equip the student with the fundamental skills that will assist them in exploring their interests if they move that way.

In the Practicals Department- Music Subject at Dominican Convent we use a variety of Strategies to impart knowledge of the subject to the girls.

  • Consistent studio practice with the girls.
  • Doing cover songs
  • the music department provides music performances during different functions at the school
  • We instill a music appreciation in cross culturural genres

Our approach to teaching and learning in the department empowers girls for the 21st century in the following ways.

  • The subject itself as a creative learning discipline not only creates employment opportunities but will change the mindset of the girl child on how to approach life’s challenges.

We trust that your interest in the Practicals department will lead you to working with us here at Dominican convent. Thank you.

The Ndebele/Zulu Department is Headed By Mrs V. Nduna who works with Mrs Marapara in the department. The Department promotes methods of teaching that;

  • encourage Research and presentations
  • promotes a culture of wide reading, attentive listening and sharp observation
  • Organises Educational tours to heritage sites
  • Applies child centered teaching techniques that promote memorability, understanding and appreciation of culture and the world around them

In the 21st Century the department sees several opportunities to empower the girl child to face the challenges of the day in the following ways;

  • Encouraging positive enquiry into other people’s cultures, our girls are well poised to take up places in a diverse global society.