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About Us

At a Glance
Domino Servite School is situated in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands, South Africa. It is an independent English-medium Christian school. Founded in 1986, it provides quality education for learners from Grade RRR to Grade 12. FAST is a department at the school that provides opportunites for students to complete their schooling and continue with university studies.

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Head of School
Dorothy Newlands

School Management
School Governing Body, Principal, School Management Team, Heads of Departments, Heads of Phases

Type of School
Co-educational day and boarding school, combined preprimary, primary and high

Number of Learners
280

Average Class Size
Preprimary 3:25
Foundation & Intermediate Phase 1:15
Senior and FET Phase 1:30
FAST 1:20

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Entry Requirements
Application letter and forms. Applications for the following year close at the end of June.

Fees per Year
Available on request

Contact Details
Tel +2732 481 5509, Fax +2732 481 5335
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., www.dss.org.za
PO Box 49405 Kranskop KwaZulu Natal 3268

Staff
50 members: includes, academic, administrative, boarding, support

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Academics

  • The school implements the Curriculum Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS). 
  • Grade 12 learners write the IEB Senior Certificate Examination. Domino Servite has achieved 100% Matric pass rate since its registration as an examination centre in 1988.
  • We register our learners to participate in the IEB Core Skills Test and the ACER International Benchmarking Test to ensure comparable global standards.
  • Our learners participate in many Olympiads and various external co-curricular competitions.
  • Homework is given by all educators to reinforce what has been done in the classroom and to encourage independent research and study habits.
  • Intervention strategies are developed to assist learners who experience barriers to learning.
  • Domino Servite has a media centre, computer centres and laboratories for the sciences.

Leadership
High school prefects are elected by the staff and student body. Head and Deputy Head prefects take the lead. 

Discipline
The Code of Conduct developed by the school community governs the behaviour of all learners. This forms the basis of learner discipline, the intention being to foster self-discipline.

Uniforms
The attractive and practical uniform is compulsory school wear.

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Extracurricular Activities

  • Sport activities include athletics, cricket, hockey, netball, soccer and table tennis.
  • Grade 4-12 learners may select electives which the school, together with other professionals, present to develop social, entrepreneurial and work-related skills.
  • Choir and brass band are offered at the school.
  • Art, piano and recorder lessons are offered privately.
  • Regular stage dramas offer opportunities for learners to develop acting skills.

Boarding Facilities
Full boarding is available for Grade 7-12 boys and girls.

Accreditation Number 13SCH0100008, Registration Number 122581

First Days in Foundation Phase

First Days in Foundation Phase
Happy faces = happy hearts!
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First Preprimary Day of 2017

First Preprimary Day of 2017
It certainly did not take long for all the kids to get back into the swing of things at Preprimary this year.
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First School Day 2017

First School Day 2017
Judging from the many smiles around the school on 18 January, DSS was a nice place to start the school year!
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2016 Prize Giving Ceremony

2016 Prize Giving Ceremony
Prize Giving 2016 on 3 December, was an apt ending to an eventful anniversary year.
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Final Award Assembly 2016

Final Award Assembly 2016
The final Award Assembly of 2016 took place on 1 December.
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Foundation Phase Outing

Foundation Phase Outing
56 people set off for Crocodile Creek on Friday, 18 November, for the Foundation Phase Outing.
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Grade R Induction Evening

Grade R Induction Evening
The Foundation Phase Head, Mrs Stegen, welcomed the 2017 Grade R children and their parents to the Induction Evening on...
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In Focus

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CLASS OF 2016

100% pass
95% Bachelor Degree
5% Diploma

Mnoto Nyembe achieved in the Top 1% of IEB candidates for Geography.
Sikhumbuzo Myeza achieved in the Top 1% of IEB candidates for IsiZulu HL

 

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