Academic Programs:
Cambridge International Examinations

We are a Cambridge International Examination Centre and offer IGCSE and AS & A' Level.

Zimsec Examinations

Our students are also able to sit for O' Level and A' Level ZIMSEC examinations.

Orninary Level Studies

We offer a wide range of ordinary level subjects from which students can select a meaningful combination

Advanced Level Studies

We offer a wide range of advanced level subjects from which students can select a meaningful combination

Orninary Level Studies

We offer a wide range of ordinary level subjects from which students can select a meaningful combination

Zimsec Examinations

Our students are also able to sit for O' Level and A' Level ZIMSEC examinations.

Cambridge International Examinations

We are a Cambridge International Examination Centre and offer IGCSE and AS & A' Level.

Advanced Level Studies

We offer a wide range of advanced level subjects from which students can select a meaningfulcombination

Cambridge International Examinations

We are a Cambridge International Examination Centre and offer IGCSE and AS & A' Level.

Orninary Level Studies

We offer a wide range of ordinary level subjects from which students can select a meaningful combination

Zimsec Examinations

Our students are also able to sit for O' Level and A' Level ZIMSEC examinations.

Advanced Level Studies

We offer a wide range of advanced level subjects from which students can select a meaningful combination

Examination Entries
Cambridge Examinations

There are two exam sittings a year for Cambridge International Exams, in May/ June and in October/ November. The Dominican Convent Highschool is an accredited Cambridge Examination Centre hence students sit for these exams at the school.

Zimsec Examinations

There are two exam sittings a year for Zimsec Examinations, in May/ June and in October/ November. All students are able to register and sit for Zimsec exams for both O' Level and A' Level.

Convent Internal Examinations

We conduct internal examinations for form 1 to form 3 and Lower 6 at the end of the second and third school terms. These exams are also conducted at the end of the second term for public examination candidates (form 4s and form 6s).


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Academic Programs & Exams
Academic Programs

The school offers a wide range of subjects at both A and O level as well as a variety of City and Guilds commercial subjects for the sixth formers. At the end of their 4 year course the girls write their IGCSE. In the 6th form the girls either follow the academic route and write the Cambridge A level after 2 years , or follow a commercial course for 2 years during which time they write a variety of City and Guilds exams and have the opportunity of writing some AS subjects.

Academic Support Services

The school has a well stocked reference library which is open to all pupils in the afternoons and the sixth formers make good use of it in the mornings. There is also a fiction library which is receiving a much needed facelift. The library has been painted and has received a large quantity of new books, which the girls will thoroughly enjoy.

Our teachers are well trained and know how to support students of varying abilities.

Prospective Students
Applying for a Vacancy at the School

We accept applications for placements for form one, form two, form three and lower six. The application process for each form is detailed below:

01
Form One

Register with the school. A limited number of forms are available, issued on a first come, first served basis.There is a registration fee which has to be paid upon collection of the form. Forms become available in November each year and can be collected 2 years in advance. All forms are to be returned by the end of March of the year before they due to enter high school.

02
Form Two & Form Three

Applicants are to bring in their report, birth certificate, recommendation letter and clearance certificate from their previous school. Should there be a vacancy available, the office will guide candidates through the necessary enrolment process.

03
Lower Six

Applicants are to come in with their O'Level results, birth certificate and recommendation letter from the previous school. If there is a vacancy then the necessary enrolment details will be given to the candidates.

Enrollment Details

For enrolment purposes the school takes into consideration:

  1. Academic ability of the pupil.
  2. Participation in co-curricular activities.
  3. Conduct.
  4. Ability of parent/guardian to pay school fees.

An interview will then be held with each candidate and her parent, the headmistress and the deputy. If the candidate is accepted then a registration form is bought and completed and a non-refundable acceptance fee is charged.