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St Dominic’s Catholic College is a Year 7-13 girls’ school situated in West Auckland

Our vision is to challenge students to achieve excellence by delivering a holistic education based on the living values of the Catholic Dominican tradition.

Our next Open Morning is Wednesday 17 October at 9am
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Come and discuss your daughter's next steps in her education journey.  Enrolment application packs for 2019 will be available.


Our Special Character 

St Dominic’s is committed to creating a caring and supportive environment where each student can feel special, loved, understood and appreciated and which emphasizes excellence in academic learning, personal development and involvement in the community.

Academic Programmes

Our restricted maximum roll number means that we are small enough to care but large enough to challenge and provide a well-rounded education which ensures that our girls are equipped with the learning skills and knowledge that will prepare them for the future.

A full, stimulating and relevant curriculum is offered for all students.



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A wide range of sporting, arts and cultural opportunities are provided for all our students from netball, soccer and hockey to dance and drama clubs and cultural performance groups.
Parents/caregivers volunteering to help out on any school activity please click here.
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We are so pleased to announce that one of our own deserving students has won one of the four $5000 Orthodontic Scholarships for 2018 from McIntosh Dental.
Since its creation in 2012 the scholarship has helped 12 students and their families by awarding $95,000 in orthodontic treatment and $10,000 of technical equipment and this year, our very own Margaret Alotafa will join this deserving list of West Auckland students.
Congratulations to Margaret and her parents and family! If you are interested in finding out more about McIntosh Dental and their children and teenagers orthodontics treatments, please visit or pop into McIntosh Dental Centre at 43 Lincoln Road, Henderson, or give them a call on 09 837 2598.

Friends & Family Fund Raising Event

Dear Friends & Family of St Dominics,

With support from Noel Leeming, we are running a Friends & Family Fund Raising event from 29th October - 4th November.

Whether you've been dreaming of a flash new TV or a funky new phone case, this is your chance to save big & support our school. During this event our local Henderson Store will be discounting, to cost +10% with 2.5% of those sales going back to our School!

All you need to do to support the school is save this flyer to your smartphone/device or print it out and bring it with you when you shop at Noel Leeming in Henderson over the weekend 29 October - 4 November. The store is located at The Lincoln Centre, 111 - 129 LIncoln Road.

We encourage you to share this flyer with your extended friends, family, business contacts and colleagues.

We sincerely hope with the support of our extended family and friends network we can make this a successful fundraising event for the school. Funds raised will go towards school camp.

Thank You

Norma Hayward

PTFA Chair

St Doms Cheer Team

The St Doms Cheer team competed on the weekend at their 1st ever cheer competition. They were up against 5 other High schools and our team made up of mainly year 7 and 8 students and 2 year 9 students took at a silver having zero deductions. They looked amazing on stage and their coach Harry from All Star Mystix Cheerleading and their parents were all extremely proud.
Mackenzie Lovell was selected for the Junior New Zealand development team at the end of last term.








Rich Tradition of Learning and Achievement

Our students enjoy a high rate of success in national examinations and, later, at tertiary institutions. 
St Dominic’s offers a rich curriculum which ensures that there is opportunity for students to develop their academic, spiritual, cultural and physical potential.

We believe (and research confirms) that girls can more easily reach their full potential in a single sex school. A Gifted and Talented programme is offered for those girls identified as likely to benefit from additional extension and challenge.
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Students Receive Individualised Assistance in Their Studies

All our students have their own academic coach from Year 7 through to Year 13 to advise on goal setting, review progress and to assist in determining the next steps required to continue the student’s academic achievement.

Learning support is available for any students needing a helping hand to build the capacities needed to achieve in the future.

Confidence Building Leadership Opportunities

At St Dominic’s we recognise the value of developing each student’s confidence to be a part of a team and to play their part as a leader.

Many leadership opportunities exist with each form class having a class captain, environmental captain, arts captain and sports captain while roles are also available as Peer Mediators, Ambassadors, Body Image Leaders and Eucharistic Ministers to name but a few.
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Enrol Your Daughter at a School that Encourages Achievement in All Areas

“What’s great about St Dom’s is the people. We have the warmest, most considerate teachers I have ever met. Their passion for education and teaching reflects off them and causes a chain reaction of positivity within the classroom – Grace, Year 10 student
"As parents we have always endorsed and encouraged certain values and standards in the upbringing of our daughters. Sending all four of our girls to St Dominic's College made it possible for our shared standards and values to be upheld and supported.With the College’s strong focus on academic achievement, personal growth and cultural diversity, we have no regrets in choosing St Dominic's. We greatly appreciate the positive impact the College has had on each one of our four  daughters personal and educational journeys!" - Wendy, parent
“I really like the international friendships I can make here. Through my school years I have made friends from a variety of different cultural backgrounds. We also have the opportunity to study a range of subjects in all four areas, academic, sports, the arts and cultural – Alicia, Year 10 student