Teaching & Learning

Parent Teacher interviews

K-6 Parent/Teacher interviews will be held on Monday 29 July, Tuesday 30 July and Thursday 1 August from 3.30pm-5.30pm each day, with times also available on the Tuesday from 6.00-7.30pm.

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Book Week 2019 from 19 August

Book Week runs from 19-23 August and there will be activities throughout the week in K-6 classrooms and the library. We will be having a Book Week Dress Up Day on Wednesday 21 August 2019.

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50 years since the moon landing

At the end of these coming holidays there will be celebrations of a significant event: the first manned landing on the moon, that of Apollo 11, took place on 20 July 1969 (US time) and in Australia it was 21 July. In those days the coverage of a live international event was quite special. Some Dominic College old scholars, who were in school at our predecessor schools, St John’s, Savio and Holy Name, offered some memories.

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Once, Then. Now: Morris Gleitzman

ONCE​ Year 6A started reading a series of books written by the outstanding author Morris Gleitzman. Through reading these stories we have got to know characters and have been transported to different places through their settings.

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MMK Taco Bowls

Taco Bowls is a easy-to-make and scrumptious recipe for even the youngest students to make!

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Can anyone help show off Tassie?

A teacher from our Japanese sister school, Mr Akihiro Shimomura (teacher of Music and English, and conductor of the school choir) will be participating in the Dominic College-Shizuoka Salesio School teacher exchange during Term 3.

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Kindergarten Mud Day

It is eight degrees and children at Dominic College Kindergartens are stomping in puddles, making mud soup and running through the afternoon sun. They are rugged up in old clothes, rain jackets, gumboots and matching waterproof puddle suits.

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Holiday Reading is Important

Research has found that when children read extensively they become better writers. It also helps them become more aware of some of the issues, ideas and facts about the world around them.

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Junior taiko begins

Dominic College Year 4 students have been offered yet another fun way to spend their lunch break: playing taiko drums! Earlier in the year, all interested Year 4 students came to the LOTE Room to try their hand at taiko drumming. They were then invited to commit one lunch time per week to joining the newly formed Junior Taiko branch of ‘Dominiku Daiko’.

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K-6 assembly 12 June 2019

​On Wednesday Kinder – Year 6 joined together for another wonderful assembly focusing on friendship.

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