School Calendar

Dominican College School Year 2017-18
The staff of Dominican College are looking forward to inviting all our pupils back to school for the 2017-18 school year. This promises to be a special year as we continue our centenary celebrations and also an exciting year as we prepare for the challenges of an increasing enrolment in the 2017-18 school year.
Below are all the dates for the school year and information on Induction Days and the dates of parents’ meetings. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our Dominican parents for their continued support of the school.

Autumn Term: Wednesday 30th August  - Friday 22nd December 2017 inclusive
Induction Days
Year 8 and Year 14 Induction: Wednesday 30th August 2017 and Thursday 31st August 2017
Year 10 and 12 Induction:        Friday 1st September 2017
Year 9 and 11 Induction:          Monday 4th September 2017
Year 13 Induction:                    Tuesday 5th September 2017


Tuesday  5th September  -  classes commence for Years 8 and 14.
Wednesday 6th September  -  classes commence for all year groups .


Mid-term break

Friday 27th October  -  Friday 3rd November 2017 inclusive

School Tests: Week commencing Thursday 30th November 2017


Spring Term: Monday 8th January - Friday 23rd March 2018 inclusive

Holiday  -  Thursday 11th January 2018 

Mid-term Break

Thursday 15th and Friday 16th February 2018

Summer Term: Monday 9th April – Friday 29th June 2018 inclusive

Monday 7th May 2018 -  May Day holiday
Monday 28th May 2018 -  May Holiday

School Tests: Week commencing Monday 4th June 2018

Dominican College Parent/ Teacher Meetings 2017 - 2018 
The following are the arrangements for parents to visit the school and discuss the academic progress of their children with subject teachers. Parents’ meetings may be preceded by a talk. Note that there are two different meetings for Year 8.

Lower & Upper Sixth Parent/ Teacher Meeting (9.00-11.00 am) - Tuesday 21st November 2017
Year 12 Parent/ Teacher Meeting (9.00-11.00 am) - Friday 10th November 2017
Year 11 Parent/ Teacher Meeting (4.00-6.00 P.M) - Thursday 1st February 2018
Year 10 Parent/ Teacher Meeting (4.00-6.00 P.M) - Tuesday 16th January 2018
Year 9 Parent/ Teacher Meeting (4.00-6.00 P.M) - Tuesday 20th March 2018

Year 8 Parent meeting with Form Teacher - TBA
(We will arrange a 10 Minute appointment TBA
The focus here will be on the transition your child has made to Dominican

Year 8 Parent/ Teacher Meeting (4.00-6.00 P.M) - Thursday 22nd February 2018


Additional dates for your Diary:

Sponsored Walk   22nd September 2017

Transfer Assessment   18th November 2017
Open Nights    Wednesday 10th & Thursday 11th January 2018.