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St Dominic's Sixth Form College
Dominic's Shield.png
Motto Veritas
Established 1979
Type Voluntary Aided School
Religion Catholic
Principal Patrick Harty
Location Mount Park Avenue
Harrow, London
Greater London
Coordinates: 51°33′58″N 0°20′30″W / 51.5662°N 0.3416°W / 51.5662; -0.3416

St Dominic's Sixth Form College is a Roman Catholic Sixth Form college on Harrow-on-the-Hill. It was set up in 1979, named after St. Dominic, founder of the Dominicans. It is regularly rated among the top FE institutions in West London and has a very high percentage of students obtaining top university places. The college has approximately 900 students aged between 16 and 18 and nearly 200 members of staff. The college was opened and initiated by Cardinal Hume. There are a variety of courses to choose from including the conventional GCE 'A' Levels whilst students who get less than 5 GCSE A*-C can opt for more vocational BTEC Qualifications with GCSE resits. The college has been awarded many different accolades by both universities and examining bodies and has achieved Beacon Status. In its latest Ofsted inspection all departments were rated as 'Outstanding'.


There are four main buildings on the school grounds: the Aquinas building, the Catherine building, the Hume building and the Chapel. Each of the buildings was named after a notable figure in Christian theology. The Aquinas building contains the Open Access Computer suite, the Science department and the Music department. The Catherine building contains the library, the Mathematics department, the Languages department, the IT department and the Psychology department as well as the canteen and the Careers Office and Theatre suites. The Hume building contains the Reception, the Business studies department, the Art department, the Humanities department, an Examination hall, the admin department and various other staff rooms including the Principal's and Vice Principal's office. The chapel has services on Thursdays and Sundays with regular public speakers visiting the college to give lectures to students. In 2006 large covered, outside seating areas were built as the courtyard and canteen had become overcrowded. There is also a field towards the back of the site with basketball and tennis courts which are informally used as a smoking area. The college operates on a complex room code system whereby rooms are given a four-figure code in relation to their location.

The college's notable alumni include Tom Fletcher and Kay Burley.



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