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.

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.

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.

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

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

School Information

  • Type:
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Single-sex, Girls

  • Faith-based: Catholic
  • Year: -
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 800 students
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered:
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre:
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options:
  • 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.
  • Address:36 Addison Street, Kensington 2033 PO Box 837, Kensington 1465
  • Phone:02 9662 4088
  • Fax:02 9663 5252

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