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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 127 years that the high 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 Kudzai Mutsure, and Deputy Headmistress, Mrs Saneliso Mkharo. The school’s spiritual leaders are the Chaplain, Father Tendai Mashayamombe, and Mother Superior, Sr. Ferrera. The high school is made up of 560 girls and over 50 teaching staff members. Over the years, the Dominican Convent High 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

The Dominican Convent, following a tradition that dates back to St Dominic, who desired the salvation of all people, is committed to the education and development of the whole person, spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, physically, morally and socially.

Our Vision

To be the leading multi-cultural Catholic Girls’ 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.