At St Dominic’s Priory College, we offer a balanced approach to education – one that empowers our students to learn and grow, not only intellectually, but physically, spiritually and socially too.

This is why education outside the classroom, in the form of camps and excursions, is such an important part of the St Dominic’s Junior School experience. Besides giving our girls the chance to get out into the community and build positive relationships with staff, camps and excursions provide other opportunities for students to shine beyond the classroom setting.

Junior School Experiences

Junior School students attend the Zoo Snooze in Year 4, and a 3-day camp in Years 5 and 6. Students from Reception right through to Year 6 also attend excursions and incursions that could include visits to:

  • The Art Gallery
  • Museums
  • The Planetarium
  • The Botanic Gardens
  • Cultural performances, entertainment, and events. 

The Junior School also has a number of special focus days and weeks throughout the year, including:

  • Growth Mindset Day
  • Asia Week
  • Languages Day
  • Wellbeing Day
  • Book Week
  • Literacy and Numeracy Week
  • Science Week
  • Sports-based activities
  • Community-based walks and experiences (such as visits to the library and the Helping Hand Aged Care Centre).
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