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Who We Are

Sacred Heart College is a Catholic Integrated Girls College in Lower Hutt, New Zealand, providing secondary education from Year 9 to Year 13.

Sacred Heart College holds traditional values where excellence is pursued and celebrated within a caring and Christian atmosphere.

Sacred Heart College holds high expectations of Academic success and also offers a wide range of sporting and cultural opportunities.

Mission Statement

Sacred Heart College inspires each student to reach her full potential through an education built on Gospel values, while providing opportunities for leadership and continuing excellence in her chosen pursuits.


Term Break - 13 April to 28 April

The school office and the uniform shop are not open during the term break.

Jazz Congratulations

8 April  The SHC Jazz Band, Route 65, travelled to Tauranga for the National Youth Jazz Band competition over the weekend.  Congratulations to the Band on winning Silver in the Jazz Combo section, and to Ngarangi Sadlier-Patmore for winning the Dave Feehan Trophy - Most Outstanding Vocalist award.  Thank you to Mr Isaacs and Mrs Russell for taking the girls to the competition.

April Newsletter

Board of Trustees Election 2019

If you would like to come along to our next BOT meeting and find out just exactly what we do, we will be meeting in the school library on Wednesday 22 May from 7.00pm to 8.30pm.

Make a difference and be involved in your student's school - join the BOT!


20 March 2019  Year 9 Lucy Abbott (9LK) swam at the 2019 NZ Division II Championship held in Dunedin last week.  Lucy's efforts paid off - after competing in 8 individual races, 4 finals and 5 relay races she earned 2 Gold, 1 Silver and 3 Bronze along with 6 personals bests from the individual races.  What a week Lucy, congratulations!



19 March 2019  The policy we invite our school community to review this term is Alcohol/Drugs and Other Harmful Substances.  Please follow the instructions below to access SchoolDocs.  The policy can be found under the 'Current Review' tab.  Feedback can be submitted via the green message icon.

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Entertainment Book Fundraiser

19 March 2019  Entertainment membership for 2019/20 is now available for pre-order (including $180 of bonus offers that can be used straight away). This new edition will launch at the end of March.  Click the image to securely order your membership. This fundraising provides SHC with $13 for each book or digital membership sold.

Make savings at the Wellington Region's leading restaurants, cafes and attractions. Your membership is a great way to find exciting new places to visit, or as a reminder to get back to those old favourites. There are also great offers for over 2000 Hotels, Theme Parks, Rentals Cars, online shopping and so much more.


8 March 2019 Congratulations to our Senior Certificate debating team who won their first debate yesterday against Bishop Viard, with Holly Hoffman-Butcher winning best speaker.  Four rounds to go.


6 March 2019 Ex-student 'Ana Coffey (1995 Deputy Head Girl) featured in the Dominion Post yesterday under the heading 'Three-term Porirua city counsellor 'Ana Coffey to contest mayoralty".  We will follow her progress with interest.  Read more here.

Student Council

Congratulations to the following students elected to the 2019 Student Council by their peers: 

Bella Penman (9LP), Charlotte Hoffman (9BH), Emilie Wilcock (10TK), Mia Drew-Crawshaw (10RH), Ria Aberdein-Tapuai (11NP), Morgyn Jakob (11TF), Alyson Lesniak (12BG), Neve Te One (12JC), Sorcha Stempa (13CD), and Natalya Smith (13DY).

Leadership Mass

28 February 2019  Today our Year 13s were awarded their leadership crosses , and our student leaders received their badges at a wonderful Mass let by Fr Patrick Bridgman.   The school saw the head leaders' Korowai for the first time.  See the Gallery for all the photos.

Athletic Sports Day

SHC's sports day on Wednesday 20 February was a resounding success with records broken and everyone having a great time.

House results:                          
1st Siena
2nd Barbier
3rd Avila
4th Lourdes
5th Aubert
6th Liseiux

More photos in the Gallery.

Host Families

Dear Parents and Caregivers

We have a group of around 30 Japanese students arriving on 28 July and leaving on 10 August 2019.

We need warm and welcoming host families who can host two students in each household.  Students can share a bedroom. 

We are looking for families who have a daughter at Sacred Heart College.  Host Families will be paid.

If you are able to host please contact the Homestay Manager
Michelle Te Kata

This week ...

Term Break

Friday, 19 April

Good Friday

Sunday, 21 April

Easter Sunday

Looking ahead ...

Thursday, 25 April


Monday, 29 April

Start of Term 2
Winter Uniform