Application Process

Admission process for Entry in to Dominican Convent High School:

Form 1

  1. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to write an Entrance examination (written on the first Saturday in June of the applicant’s Grade 7 year)
  2. Satisfactory report from the head of the applicant’s current school.

Students in Grade 6 should register with Dominican Convent. Registration begins in October in the applicant’s Grade 6 year and ends on the 28th of February in the applicant’s Grade 7 year.

 Interviews for 2019 form 1  applicants will be held on 7July 2018.

Form 2, 3

Admission into Form 2, 3 is dependent on the following:

  1. Satisfactory performance in the entrance examination (written on the first weekend after school schools close in April, August and December)
  2. Satisfactory report from the head of the applicant’s current school.


Form 5 (Lower 6th)

Admission into Form 5 is dependent on the following:

  1. Applicants should have at least 6 A grades at IGCSE level or 6 A grades at O’ level ZIMSEC.
  2. Applicants should have passes in Maths and English.
  • Students from other Countries will be assessed on an individual basis.

At all levels, in deciding whether or not to admit an applicant to Dominican Convent High School, special consideration is given to

  1. Applicant’s current school (preference is given to applicants who attend one of the Dominican group of schools—Harare Dominican Convent Primary, Bulawayo Dominican Convent Primary , Mother Patrick Primary, St Martin’s Primary, Emerald Hill Primary, St Dominic High School, St John’s Emerald  Hill High School.)

Applicants and their Parents are invited to attend an Open Day at the Convent where they tour the school and meet the Headmistress of Dominican Convent.

The Applicant should attach the following documents to the form:

  1. The completed application form
  2. A $50 Registration Fee (non-refundable) payable at the school accounts office
  • A copy of Baptism certificate (Catholics Only)
  1. A copy of the applicant’s birth certificate
  2. A copy of the applicant’s two most recent school reports

NB: Fax or Email or email copies of the application form. An original copy of this form should be submitted.

After the Entrance examination successful applicants will be notified. A non-refundable entry fee (to be advised) is required to secure a place at Dominican Convent High School.

For Further assistance please contact

Dominican Convent High School 70 Fourth Street P.O Box CY 1650, Causeway, Harare

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