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OUR LADY OF THE SACRED HEART COLLEGE


OLSH College
was founded in 1913 by the Daughters of our Lady of the Sacred Heart and is
housed in historic and modern buildings with panoramic views of the city. The
College places emphasis on quality education and a genuine spirit of service to
students and society.

Facilities:
Excellent facilities throughout the College including 13 Smartboards, data
projectors in most classrooms, sports courts and oval, music and practice
rooms, science labs, technology and applied studies rooms, chapel, library,
careers room, Black Box, dance studio, art rooms, indoor courtyard, wireless
technology and class sets of lap top computers. Mac technology has been
recently introduced to enhance teaching and learning at the College.

Electives:
In addition to core subjects, the College offers Philosophy, French, Computing
and Technology subjects (information technologies are used in the teaching of
all subjects), Dance, Drama, Music, VET courses Business Services
Administration and Hospitality Operations, Sport Science and PD/Health/PE. New
subjects are introduced to meet the changing needs of students. Differentiation
of teaching and learning strategies are embedded in all programs.

Sport:
Athletics, basketball, netball, softball, swimming, touch football, water polo,
hockey to representative level.

Extracurricular
activities:
Choir, debating, public speaking, Mock Trial, musical productions,
oratory, orchestra, charity projects such as St Vincent de Paul Night Patrol,
Young Achievers, dance, environmental group, social justice group, homework
club, computer club, Tournament of Minds and SCRAM.

Welfare and
personal development:
A program for gifted and talented students has been
developed and implemented. The elective course Philosophy is offered to the
students. Students are accelerated and enrol in the University extension
courses offered by the Board Of Studies in Year 12. An ESL teacher and a
special education teacher assist students with specific literacy and learning
needs. Students attend retreats and reflection days to enhance their spiritual
formation. Student leadership programs include the Student Representative
Council and peer support program. These are available to all students. Emphasis
is placed on the development of a strong sense of belonging to the College
community.

Religion Catholic
Type
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Girl
Enrolment 800 students
Fees: Less than 4k
annual fees $1170 to $1728, plus building levy $369 per family per annum and maintenance levy $150 per student per annum. family discounts are available.
Phone
02 9662******* 02 9662 4088
Fax
02 9663******* 02 9663 5252
Address 36 Addison Street, Kensington 2033 PO Box 837, Kensington 1465
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OUR LADY OF THE SACRED HEART COLLEGE


Our Lady of the Sacred Heart College is committed to a vision of being Heart people who are faith-filled, reverence relationships, pursue excellence and touch the hearts of others. The school community is passionate about young women and their success. It empowers the learner, inspires a global consciousness and is at the forefront of innovative learning.

Facilities
: An extensive program of building development and renovation has been carried out in recent years, providing excellent facilities for learning. Modern gymnasium and theatrette, specialist areas for drama, art, textiles, music and computer studies, a new court complex, state-of-the-art science laboratories and resource centre (library) are provided as well as refurbished general learning areas.

Curriculum
: A broad curriculum includes studies in Religious Education, Humanities, LOTE (Italian and Mandarin Chinese), Mathematics, Science, Information and Communication Technology, the Arts, Health, Food Technology and Textiles. Students undertake studies from all areas in Years 7 and 8. An extensive semester elective program offers many choices for students in Years 9 and 10, including access to VCE units. Flexibility in the offerings at VCE ensures that the different needs of students can be accommodated: academic (Science, Humanities and languages), creative (Visual and Performing Arts), and technology (Information, Food and Textiles). As a member of a local cluster offering VET courses, the college has students who complete certificates in Business Administration, Clothing Design and Production, Hair and Beauty, Hospitality, Multimedia, Music Industry, Sport
and Recreation.

Sport: Extensive sport and physical education program including inter-school competitions (after school and SCSA) in a broad range of activities. The OLSH running club, fitness room and the climate program are among several of the opportunities available to students that encourage a holistic, healthy approach to life.

Extra-curricular activities: Instrumental groups and bands, private music tuition, choir and debating and performance opportunities are offered. A camp program is run throughout the college in alternate year levels. There are many opportunities for involvement in social justice activities: including fundraising for those in need, and a very dynamic Young St Vinnies group.

Student welfare programs: Pastoral care has a high priority at OLSH. Gratitude, simplicity, integrity, compassion and forgiveness characterise relationships and promote an atmosphere where students are safe, happy and know that they are deeply loved.

Religion Catholic
Type Independent
Day/boarding Day and Boarding
Boys/Girls Girl
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment 670 students
Fees: 4k - 8k
from $4700 for year 7 to $5200 for year 12
Phone
03 8520******* 03 8520 9200
Fax
03 8520******* 03 8520 9299
Address 111 Jasper Road, Bentleigh 3204
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