Dominic College is a vibrant community of students, staff, families, old scholars and volunteers. We produce a weekly newsletter during term, usually available on a Friday afternoon, featuring a variety of reports and stories from staff and student leaders in areas of administration, teaching and learning, pastoral care and mission.
You'll find a selection of stories here, too, plus additional new items in between newsletters. Your contribution and news is always welcome - please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mental Health Week success
Last week 4-7 June, we had our first ever Mental Health Week. During the week we had many guest speakers who we were very lucky to manage to ask to speak to each year level. They were: The Little Help Project, Mitch McPherson and the Speak Up Stay Chatty Team and Olympic Champion Boxer Luke Jackson.View More
Talking Heads 2018 flies
Talking Heads 2018 was performed over three nights in the Oratory Space this week, from 12-14 June. Families and staff were impressed by the honesty, maturity and vivaciousness of the performances in a captivating series of monologues.View More
Year 10 and GYC course selections
Year 10 students are already thinking about their career options and which subjects they need to choose for a particular pathway.
Dominic College conducts course counselling firstly through our Year 10 Empower classes. We continue to guide, support and build the confidence and resilience of our students to ensure they successfully complete their college education. View More
Cross Country season!
The past fortnight has seen the two interschool junior cross country events held at the Rokeby Police Academy. On 8 June the Catholic Primary School Cross Country was held with good numbers from Dominic College attending on the student-free day, which was great. View More
Year 6 in the MMK program
The Mamma Margaret Kitchen Garden Program has become an integral part of the Year 6 Technology syllabus. Over the last three years the program has evolved to be significantly different to that of the other year groups. Overall the focus of the semester long course is for students to work independently to read recipes and individually practise the basic kitchen skills which form the basis of the MMK program. View More
Year 5 Port Arthur excursion
On Thursday 31 May, Year 5 visited Port Arthur as part of their history unit entitled "Convicts: Victims or Villains?" View More
Mental Health Week 2018
Maggie Baker - our College Captain was driven to mirror the work done in our EMPOWER Program and help the students who were struggling with their Mental Health. Maggie created numerous options, proposals and ideas that she took to the Senate and through the College Leadership Team to find the right balance and speakers for each year level.View More
Talking Heads 2018
Senior Drama students are presenting monologues in class at the moment. A selection of pieces will be presented in TALKING HEADS next week. Here are some snippets some of the cast about their preparation. View More
7-10 Mental Health Week initiative
Dominic College is proud to announce that we will be having a Year 7-10 Mental Health Week from Monday 4 to Thursday 7 June. We will focus on quite a few topics around Mental Health View More
Congratulations to our teams
Cooperative learning is an explicit and intentional learning framework that is very strong at Dominic College. It is rare to enter a class here without seeing students engaged in cooperative learning, particularly in various configurations of teams.View More