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.

School Information

Sacred Heart
  • Type: Independent
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Single-sex, Girls

  • Faith-based: Catholic
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 670 students
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered: N/A  
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre: N/A
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options: None
  • Fees: 4k - 8k from $4700 for year 7 to $5200 for year 12
  • Address:111 Jasper Road, Bentleigh 3204
  • Phone:03 8520 9200
  • Fax:03 8520 9299
  • HSC Subjects offered:Please contact the school
  • Clubs and Extra-curricular programs:Instrumental groups and bands, private music tuition, choir and debating and performance opportunities are offered

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