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Celebrating 130 Years
Providing a sound and holistic education for more than 125 years to thousands of students
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
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 130 years that the 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 Tsitsidzashe Chikwani, and Deputy Headmistress, Mrs Edel Nkomazana. The primary school is made up of 547 girls and over 20 teaching staff members. Over the years, the Dominican Convent Primary 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.

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Our Mission

To provide the girl child with a reasonably priced, globally competitive holistic education package that is premised on the teaching of the Catholic Faith and its tradition ultimately leading to the development of a wholesome and responsible relationship with oneself, God, neighbor, society and the totality of creation, thereby facilitating the pursuit of the truth in all disciplines.

Our Vision

To be the leading multi-cultural Catholic Girls Primary 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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