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Our Principal

I warmly welcome you to Sacré Cœur, an independent Catholic school where young women are inspired and challenged to shape the world.

Our holistic approach to educating young women unites academic endeavour with a deep sense of care for each child, enveloped within a closely connected community. This is the truest expression of the Sacré Cœur way.

Laughter, inclusivity, deep friendships and diverse opportunities are hallmarks of a Sacré Cœur education. Our young women are encouraged to raise their voices and to look outwardly, applying their wisdom and skill. Sacré Cœur is a school of 720 students from Prep to Year 12; we are small enough that every student is known, but large enough that they enjoy a rich diversity of opportunities.

We are proudly a school of the Sacred Heart, where education is steeped in a history that originates in France. Our Founder, St Madeleine Sophie Barat, founded the Society of Religious of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (RSCJ) in 1800.

Sophie was committed to educating young women with a focus on both academic endeavour and the formation of character. She believed in the transforming power of women and their role in society. Over two hundred years later, we hold the same commitment. Our girls seek to make a profound contribution to their local communities and to the world. We are dedicated to equipping them with the skills to take on this challenge, empowering them to be confident, resilient and to live their life with a future focus.

We are privileged to belong to an international Sacred Heart family of over 150 schools across 41 countries. Our extended international family help to grow our sense of community as we learn together through immersions, and engage in programs that support social justice initiatives locally and across the globe.

I invite you to visit us, so you too can discover the difference a Sacré Cœur education can make to your daughter and family. Silvana Botter, our Admissions Manager will be delighted to assist you with your enrolment enquiries.

Adelina Melia-Douvos