Veritas. Truth
Our staff promote high standards of behaviour and are excellent role models, treating children with genuine care & respect
Student Life
In addition to a full academic program, students have many opportunities to participate in extra-curricular and cultural activities
Celebrating 125 Years
Providing a sound and holistic education for more than 125 years to thousands of students
Offering our students a curriculum that serves to bring out their maximum potential and a diversity of knowledge that challenges academically
Creativity and individual expression are essential elements of a balanced education. Cultural activities constitute an integral part in our student development
The Dominican Convent offers a wide range of sporting activities, all of which have qualified, highly skilled and experienced coaches
Committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


The Dominican Convent School (Harare) is the oldest school in Harare, and is made of up of the Dominican Convent Early Child Development Centre (ECD), Dominican Convent Primary School and Dominican Convent High School. In the 127 years that the high school has existed, it has widely been regarded as one of the premier Catholic schools in Zimbabwe, Southern Africa and the world at large.

The Convent is led by its Headmistress, Sister Kudzai Mutsure, and Deputy Headmistress, Mrs Saneliso Mkharo. The school’s spiritual leaders are the Chaplain, Father Tendai Mashayamombe, and Mother Superior, Sr. Ferrera. The high school is made up of 560 girls and over 50 teaching staff members. Over the years, the Dominican Convent High School has gained a reputation for academic, cultural and sporting excellence, producing women of integrity and value who have become widely influential in Zimbabwe, Africa and the rest of the world. Today, the school strives to maintain, and even surpass this high standard.

Latest News

100% Pass Rate from A -level Class of 2021

100% Pass Rate from A -level Class of 2021

With immense pride, we congratulate our A level 2021 students for attaining a100% pass rate in their...

2022 Prefects

2022 Prefects

Congratulations to the prefects body of 2022 for making the pledge to serve the school.

2023 Form 1 Applications Now Open

2023 Form 1 Applications Now Open

We have now opened the application window for prospective 2023 form ones. Download the application f...

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Our Mission

The Dominican Convent, following a tradition that dates back to St Dominic, who desired the salvation of all people, is committed to the education and development of the whole person, spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, physically, morally and socially.

Our Vision

To be the leading multi-cultural Catholic Girls’ school in the region that offers a sound holistic education and a first-rate operational climate for pupils, staff and parents in an environmentally friendly atmosphere.

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