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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.

 Enrolment application packs for 2020 are available on our website or from the school office.

Information for new students 2020

If you have a daughter you wish to enrol next year, please be aware of the information below. You may wish to let friends and family know of the enrolment process and closing date.

Enrolments are open now and will close on Friday 28th June followed by interviews in Term 3.


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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Recent News





Year 12 and 13 Dance are performing at YouDance on Wednesday 12th June at 7.30pm. They are performing a dance choreographed by Dan-Yel James for Scholarship Dance. Tickets for YouDance 2019 are now on sale and can be purchased at: Centre seats for most evening performances have already sold. Be quick so you don’t miss out. Good luck to our talented students.



Thank you to all the parents who attended the first AC conference on 11/3/19; we had 70% of all parents attend. We are aiming for at least 75% at June’s conference. Our process provides every individual student with regular opportunities to discuss their academic goals with their academic coach. It is always more effective when you attend and further details will come soon. All students are encouraged and empowered to take responsibility for their own learning with the support of their subject teachers and their academic coach. Please encourage your daughter to talk with her teachers if she has any problems, actively listen to feedback and to review past reports. If you still have specific subject queries, please email your daughter’s subject teacher directly using our Parent Portal or school website. We are increasingly seeing the benefits of this holistic approach where the focus is less on isolated subjects and is more centred on the student who is at the true heart of what we do here at St Dominic’s Catholic College.


Careers Expo 

St Dominic’s Catholic College would like to invite Parents/Caregivers to our CAREERS EXPO DAY held at the school on 24th July 2019 commencing at 8.30am to 3.30pm. The event will be held in our Gymnasium. Parents/caregivers are welcome to join their daughters during their allocated visiting time or at the end of the day. Please sign into the office on your arrival. 8.50am -Year 11, 9.50am - Year 10, 11.10 am Year 12, 12.10pm -Year 13, 2.00pm - Junior form class visit, Years 7 & 8 2.20pm - Year 9

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.

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