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DOMREMY COLLEGE


Domremy College was established in 1911 by the Presentation Sisters
on a spacious 1.6-hectare site opposite Five Dock Park. The heritage-listed
main building now functions as the administrative heart of the college. The
school is named after the birthplace of St Joan of Arc and its motto, La Verite
or (“The Truth”), underlines the College’s philosophy, and aims to develop in
its students honesty, integrity and a deep respect for the dignity of all. The
College’s vision statement is “Let the Light Shine True”.

Facilities: Set in a quiet area opposite the main park, the College
boasts extensive grounds (including sports grounds and three tennis courts), a
chapel, four science laboratories, two visual arts rooms, three computer rooms,
two music/practice rooms, two food technology rooms, a textiles room, a
performing arts hall and excellent library facilities including Internet access
and CD-ROM facilities. Construction is currently underway for new learning
facilities and a multi-purpose centre.

Electives Years 9 and 10: A wide range of subjects is offered
including French, Italian, Japanese, Dance, Drama, Commerce, Food Technology,
Music, Visual Arts, Digital Media, Textiles Technology, Information Software
and Technology, Elective History and Geography, and Physical and Sports
Science.

Electives Years 11 and 12: English is the only compulsory subject. A
full range of other courses is available including all Mathematics courses,
Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Music, Visual Arts, Drama, PD/Health/PE, Modern
History, Ancient History, Extension History, Business Studies, Legal Studies,
Geography, Economics, Society and Culture, Information Processes and
Technology, Software Design and Development, Studies of Religion, Hospitality,
Textiles and Design, Food Technology, Business Services, French and Italian
(Continuers and Extension). There is a range of TAFE-delivered VET courses
including Children’s Services, Photography, Design, Property Services,
Entertainment, Computer Hardware Servicing, together with supported TAFE
courses and traineeships.

Sport: All competitive options are available, in addition to
extracurricular activities. Teams are entered in a range of inter-school
competitions and in-school sporting competitions. Domremy emphasises the
importance of leisure education, and sport and cultural activities by
organising camping trips and a leisure education program.

Welfare and personal development: The College targets the individual
needs of students through its enrichment and acceleration programs. Support is
also provided through ESL programs as well as literacy and numeracy projects. A
well-established special education unit supports students with learning
difficulties.

Special features: College musical produced every two years, creative
and performing arts evenings, private music lessons. Programs assisting
students in transition from primary to secondary school are offered as are
enrichment lessons.

Religion Catholic
Type Catholic
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Girl
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment 780 students
Phone
02 9712******* 02 9712 2133
Fax
02 9712******* 02 9712 5296
Address 121 First Avenue, Five Dock 2046
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