The closing assembly for Term 1 took place on 20 March. Head prefects, Joshua Combrink and Kwanele Hlophe ably managed the program for the occasion. They warmly welcomed the parents and visitors. The scripture reading from Isaiah 53:6-10 was done in English and IsiZulu by matric learners, Mbalenhle Dube and Mabotse Mawila. The music and … Read more


Day 1 as always, comes along with a lot of hype and many firsts! The first day for Grade RRR learners, the first day at big school for Grade 1, the first day for new DSS learners, the first day of the last year for 31 Grade 12 learners, the first day for new DSS … Read more


Prize Giving 2023 was a wonderful event where we were privileged to host one of our founding parents, Baba Dube and Mrs Dube as Guests of Honour. Mr Hlongwane welcomed the guests and soon the learners were singing and playing for the audience. Speeches were presented by Ms Newlands and Baba Dube. The much-anticipated sport, … Read more


Of all the traditions that make DSS tick, this one must create the sweetest memories. At the end of the year, learners get to design their own Christmas tree cookies which means layer as much icing, as many sweets, as many sprinkles, this time there were meringues too – on one Christmas tree. Design as … Read more


It was blue on Tuesday, 14 November. The staff took part in the aQuelle national diabetes drive to raise awareness of this disease. The blue t-shirts shouted a clear message: Get tested. Choose water. Eat healthy. Get active. The coconut stretch demonstrated by the staff was a great, fun way to implement the ‘get active’ … Read more


There’s nothing like a Christmas market to get you into the season and a country Christmas market adds a wholesome dimension – homemade cookies, authentic wood, handmade leather, healthy plants, genuine games and activities for kids – what more could you ask? The 2023 Christmas Market was the 4th market hosted by DSS and it … Read more


Spring day is always a reason to celebrate at Domino. Partly because the break is 30 minutes longer and happy eats are served but also because it heralds spring and summer in South Africa. Spring hats were on display on all the heads and what a rainbow of creativity!


Term 2 finally came to an end on 22 June and the closing assembly was the full stop to an extremely busy term. Matric learners, Kwanda Mazibuko and Oswald McGill ably directed the programme, even speaking Afrikaans at times! Ella Bosman and Alwande Mbeje did the Bible reading in English and Zulu from Luke 18:15-17. … Read more


For the first time in history, DSS celebrated World Milk Day on 1 June. Why? Our local dairy introduced a new celebrity, Bonnie the milk cow. Bonnie made her first public entrance at our assembly. She pranced in on two legs and with her Bonle staff, very intelligently handled a happy group of DSS learners. … Read more


It was wonderful to reach the end of the term on 24 March and have our parents and friends join us. Head prefects, Amy van Tonder and Cebisile Memela directed the program. The Bible reading from Isaiah 53 was done by deputy head prefect, Ndumiso Magqabi in English and prefect, Litha Mziki in Xhosa. The … Read more