Holiday Camp like no other on Earth

Principal's Corner

Holiday Camp like no other on Earth

In a few short weeks, a group of Diocesan students will boldly go where no group of Diocesan students has gone before: the CASE Space Camp, USA

Dio's single sex status won't change

Principal's Corner

Dio's single sex status won't change

As one of New Zealand’s leading independent girls’ school, Diocesan recently went on record to confirm its single sex status, saying that the benefits of a girls-only educational environment are proven academically.

Keeping our young people safe online

Principal's Corner

Keeping our young people safe online

Recently we had Internet expert Brett Lee in to discuss his insights on how to keep our young people safe online. Check out his five tips.

Our Strategic Direction

Principal's Corner

Our Strategic Direction

Principal Heather McRae explains our strategy and vision for the future.

Why a girls' school?

Principal's Corner

Why a girls' school?

Heather McRae looks at the difference an all girls' school makes to your daughters education.

Education and Neuroscience

Principal's Corner

Education and Neuroscience

Parents and educators are often very persuaded by new ideas such as multiple intelligences, left brain and right brain thinkers, and learning styles that have been supposedly developed from new knowledge about how the brain w...

Homework, does it really matter?

Principal's Corner

Homework, does it really matter?

After an analysis of research, we now know that there are ways that home learning can be helpful and supportive. But if rigidly applied and overly supervised, it can be demotivating and impede learning.