Why Choose Sacred Heart?

Why Choose Sacred Heart?

Our school is a leading girls’ school in Hamilton, New Zealand. Hamilton is a city of rich diversity, from its thriving cultural precincts, lush gardens and sweeping parklands, to vibrant city life.

We inspire young women to be confident, connected learners for life.

We offer:

  • A commitment to educate and inspire young women.
  • A quality education, supported by experienced teaching staff, in a safe, nurturing
  • ESOL Specialist tuition in English Language at different levels and in small classes.
  • An opportunity to build strong connections with peers, teachers, and homestay families.

We provide students with innovative, flexible spaces to facilitate highly effective learning and teaching, and expect our girls to engage fully with all activities and opportunities offered to them at our College.

Our College aspires to excellence and encourages students to achieve in the creative and performing arts, music, sport, science, technology and more. 

Take a look at one of our former international students, Emma Lin, and her captivating journey through my life as a Bachelor of Social Sciences majoring in Psychology and Music at The University of Waikato, New Zealand.

“Smiling is free.” I learnt a lot while living in NZ and studying here at Sacred Heart. An important thing is there are many opportunities to learn how to communicate with people from different cultures. The students here are friendly and willing to help others. 

Emma Lin


2023 Scholarship success stories

Some students have been offered several scholarships from several Universities and will need to select one based on where they intend to study in 2024. This year our students received scholarships from across Aotearoa to a total value of $420,000. 

Here is the complete list of Scholarships.

Sacred Heart Girls’ College – short video

In short, we nurture a culture of learning, with high expectations, and the pursuit of personal excellence – firmly underpinned by Gospel values.