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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.


February Newsletter

Tia McDougall, Izzy Ahearn, Maddy Devery and Madison Short

Year 12 Tia McDougall and Year 11s Izzy Ahearn, Maddy Devery and Madison Short competed at the New Zealand Rowing Championships held in Twizel 14-18 February 2017 with fantastic results.

Madison - 1st Womens Novice Coxed Eight

Tia, Izzy and Maddy - 1st Womens Club Coxed Eight

Tia and Izzy - 3rd Womens Senior Coxed Eight

Madison Short                               

Maddy Devery | Tia McDougall | Izzy Ahearn

Gemma Woolcock

Past pupil Gemma Woolcock has got back from Sydney after representing New Zealand in the U23 Women's Canoe Sprint team.

Ashley Hanary

Year 13 Ashley Hanary is a member of No 22 (City of Upper Hutt) Squadron, Air Training Corp.  Ashley has recently been promoted to Warrant Officer, which is the highest rank a cadet in New Zealand can achieve.  Ashley is pictured right being presented by her Commanding Officer and Area Commanding Officer.  Ashley earned her promotion through her skills and leadership.  

Bridie Burns

Year 12 student Bride Burns has been selected for the New Zealand under-17 indoor netball team.  The team travels to the 2017 WINA Junior World Series being held in Johannesburg, South Africa in July.  Congratulations Bridie!  (GA Bridie pictured right)

Pallas Potter, Bailey Robertson and Aroha Hibbert

Congratulations to Sacred Heart College students Pallas Potter, Bailey Robertson and Aroha Hibbert who have been selected for the New Zealand Junior White Sox squad.

Year 13 Pallas and Year 12 Bailey will be competing at the under-19 women's world softball championship being held in Florida in July, with Pallas captaining the team.  Year 13 Aroha is a non-travelling reserve.

Well done girls, we are proud of you!  Read more on Stuff.

Pallas PotterBailey RobertsonAroha Hibbert

Hansa Patel

Science Technician Hansa starred in the The Dominion Post and The Hutt News this week.  Hansa finished her Postgraduate Diploma of Clinical Research in 2015 but waited to proudly graduate alongside her son and daughter in December.  Hansa was awarded a Victoria Doctoral Scholarship and has been working on her PhD for the past six months.  An article was also published on Victoria University's website.

Victoria University of Wellington Image ServicesPhoto courtesy of Victoria University of Wellington Image Services



December Newsletter

Award Congratulations

Alyssa Tomkies Dux and Celina Olivera Proxime Accessit

At senior prize giving Alyssa Tomkies was announced as Sacred Heart College Dux for 2016, and Celina Olivera as Proxime Accessit to the Dux.

This recognition is a reflection of Alyssa and Celina's achievements as follows:

Alyssa Tomkies
Level 3 Honours in Biology, Classical Studies, English, Statistics and Modelling
Level 3 Diligence in Religious Studies
Katherine Mansfield Literature Cup
Sister Valerie Lawson Award for Excellence in the Languages

Celina Olivera
Level 3 Honours in Design & Visual Communications, Art History, Mathematics (Calculus), Painting and Physics
SHC Millennium Cup for Excellence in Mathematics

Year 11 Excellence

Nicola Donaldson was awarded The PTFA Cup for General Excellence in Year 11.

Presentation to Nicola Donaldson by Mr Jack Boyle


The Duke of Edinburgh's Hillary Award

Registrations are now open for 2017.  Please refer to the DOE information and Bronze, Silver & Gold pages under the Extracurricular tab for registration form and closing dates of registrations.


BYOD Cyber Safety presentation


This week ...

Monday 27 February

- Yr 12 BIO/12 SCI Rocky Shore trip
3.35pm -
 Year 9 Netball Trials (3.35-5.30pm)

Tuesday 28 February

Shrove Tuesday
Mufti Day - Caritas

12.45pm - Club Day in Lawson Foyer
12.45pm - Shrove Tuesday Pancakes
6.30pm - DOE Bronze/Silver Award Presentation Evening

Wednesday 1 March

Ash Wednesday
Yr 12 Young Enterprise trip - E-Day
3.35pm - Year 9 Netball Trials (3.35-5..30pm)
5.00pm - Parent Cyber Safety Evening followed by-
6.00pm - NCEA information Evening
- CSW Tennis Open Championships

Thursday 2 March

11.30pm - Year 11 RE Trip
1.30pm - Relay for Life bake sale
3.30pm - Study/Homework Club in Library
3.30pm -
Maori Achieve in A1
3.30pm - Big Sister Programme in A2
3.35pm - Year 9 Netball Trials (3.30-5.30pm)
5.30pm - Poly Group
6.00pm - Information Evening - DOE Silver Expedition (6.00-6.20pm)

Friday 3 March

- Year 11 History Trip
Year 12/13 Science Trip (selected students)
- CSW Senior Volleyball Tournament

Saturday 4 March

- CSW Senior Volleyball Tournament
- CSW Rowing Championships

Sunday 5 February

- Year 12 GEO Tongariro Trip
1.00pm - Senior Netball Trials
- CSW Rowing Championships