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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.



Election of Parent Representatives to the Board of Trustees

14 June  We thank all parents and caregivers whose names were put forward for the election.  We thank you for wanting to serve our school.

Congratulations to the following on being elected:

Nicola Medway
Rae Peters
Jeanette Quill-Wilcock
Vikki-Lee Remuera
Karen Skeet

The Board of Proprietor's (Mission Colleges Lower Hutt Trust Board) representatives on the BOT are:

Josephine Collins
Gina Foster
Rowan Southee
Richard Te One

Richard Te One
Chairperson, Board of Trustees

The Big Sing 2019

14 June  Congratulations to SHC choir 'Sonore' for taking home The Big Sing/Ministry of Youth Development 'Spirit of the Festival' Youth Ambassadors Award at the Wellington Regionals held at the Michael Fowler Centre on Wednesday.  The 'Spirit of the Festival' is awarded to the choir and its members who exemplify the spirit of The Big Sing by their encouragement of leadership, community participation, collaboration and innovation.

'Best Performance by a Student Accompanist' went to SHC's Jasmine Robinson (piano), Emily McGoldrick (drums) and Nina Owles (acoustic guitar).  Congratulations girls.

Enrolments open for Year 9, 2020

13 May   Enrolment applications are open and can be made online Enrol Here or by collecting enrolment forms from your current Catholic school's office or from the main office at Sacred Heart College.  More information on our enrolment page.

Enrolments close on Monday 1 July 2019.

Mission Cup/Te Toa

4 June 2019  Thank you to everyone who contributed to making the tournament weekend one to remember.  Particular thanks to Catherine Brennan, Rachael Chandler and Dale Stechman for their organisation.

Congratulations to our netball team on winning the Mission Cup.  They won all four of their games with a 33-31 win in the last game vs New Plymouth.  The hockey team also did well winning two games to place 3rd overall in Te Toa.  


31 May 2019  We are thrilled to announce that the Sweet Hearts Quartet won the Female Quartet section (out of 24 quartets) at the Regional Young Singers in Harmony Barbershop Competition yesterday.  Comprising (L to R) Jessica LawrenceNgarangi Sadlier-PatmoreAnya Dunlop-Brown, and Terina Sadlier-Patmore, the girls really entertained with musical class and flair. 

They gained great scores in all the categories of Music, Sound, Showmanship and Expression, 15 marks ahead of the next Quartet.  This enables them to go to the National Finals in Christchurch held in September.  The Sweet Notes quartet also sang really well.  We are proud of all the girls for their hard work.


Samoan Language Week - Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa

Our Samoan students have set up a beautiful display in the Lawson Foyer.  The girls will also be wearing their puletasi in celebration.

The week's theme this year is 'Lalaga le si'osi'omaga mo se lumana'i manuia'  'Weave an environment for a better future'.

Students' Strike for Climate Change

SHC students took part in organising and attending the 24 May strike for climate change.

May Newsletter


20 May  Briana Carson of 12RV (pictured) was a finalist in the Hutt Valley DHB Young Sportswoman of the Year category of last week's Hutt Valley Sport Awards.  This recognition was for Briana's accomplishments and the effort she puts into her sport of Triathlon.


Foodbank Delivery

8 May  The school enjoyed a shared picnic on Friday 3 May.  The houses each had a shared lunch and participated in games.

Five boxes of leftover food were delivered to Lower Hutt Community Foodbank by 10RH students (L-R below) Eva Parlakchief, Arabella Toms and Ruby Robinson. Lots of treats for distribution amongst the food parcels.

SHC Composting Initiative - Mana Whenua

30 April  From today a composting system has been implemented to reduce the amount of food waste we send to landfills.  To do this, the staff room and form classes each have a bucket that will be used as a composting bin.

This initiative relates back to our school values by:

  • putting the right food scraps in the bins we individually show our school value of Mana Whenua - a heart for the land and environment that we live in; and
  • having this system in SHC, we as a school also show Mana Whenua in doing our part to reduce the impact of waste in the environment.

Thank you to Ms Booker and the students who are working hard to get everyone committed to this initiative (though more volunteers are needed , so please see Ms Booker if you would like to be a team member).

This week ...

Monday, 17 June

10.00am - Toi Whakaari Drama
1.40pm - Poly Group Senior Practice
3.30pm - Debating Club

Tuesday, 18 June

All students at school today

9.00am - St Mary's Exchange
12.30pm - Yr 9 Dance Ticket Sales
2.45pm - Poly Group Practice

Wednesday, 19 June

8.45am - 12/13SPS & 13PEX Bush Walk
1.30pm - Yr 10 Dance Ticket Sales
1.40pm - Poly Group Senior Practice
3.30pm - Homework Club
3.30pm - Maori Achieve
5.00pm - Kapa Haka Practice

Thursday, 20 June

Aubert Feast Day
8.45am - Yr 12 GEO Trip
9.45am - Aubert Feast Day Celebration
3.30pm - Big Sister Programme

Friday, 21 June

1.40pm - Poly Group Lunchtime Practice
3.30pm - Poly Group Practice
7.00pm - Yr 9/10 Dance (HIBS)

Saturday, 22 June

Sunday, 23 June