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SHGC Updates

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SHGC Updates

23rdMar, 2020

A Message from the Bishop

March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Bishop of Hamilton, Steve Lowe, has asked that we share this letter with you. Please read it here.  

17thMar, 2020

Sports Events Update 19.03.20

March 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The following Regional and National Sports events that some of our students participate in have been cancelled: Waka Ama Nationals North Island Secondary Schools [...]

14thFeb, 2020


February 14th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

This year's Pōwhiri was held on the front lawn. New students and staff were welcomed to our community on a lovely sunny day. [...]

3rdDec, 2019

Student Leaders 2020

December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

At yesterday's final full school assembly for this year the Student Leaders for 2020 were announced. Tietie, Jennifer and Alyssa are pictured here welcoming [...]

27thNov, 2019

Award Winners

November 27th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

At a ceremony held at Hamilton Gardens last Friday night, three students received a David Johnstone Charitable Trust Award. Following an extensive application process [...]

9thNov, 2019

Senior Prize-giving 2019

November 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Full details of Senior Prize-giving recipients can be found here. Visit our Facebook page to view all the photos.

9thNov, 2019

Sports Prize-giving 2019

November 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Full details of Sports Prize-giving recipients can be found here.

9thNov, 2019

Tournament Winners!

November 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

For the second year running Sacred Heart U15s 7's team have claimed the Rototuna Invitational Rugby 7s Tournament. It was all made to look [...]

9thNov, 2019

Year 10 Speech Finals

November 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Year 10 Speech Finals were held recently. Congratulations to all the speakers who entertained the audience and left us all thinking. A special [...]

24thOct, 2019

Music High Achievers Competition

October 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The annual Music Department High Achievers concert was held on 16th October at The Cathedral of The Blessed Virgin Mary. The adjudicators were Maria [...]

24thOct, 2019

Tainui Waka Rugby Players

October 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Mia Robertson, Heeni Blakey and Logan Hauraki have been named in the Tainui Waka Rugby Team. Our girls are off to Auckland this Saturday [...]

24thOct, 2019

Halberg Games

October 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Sophie Ridgway competed at the Halberg Games this month held at King’s College, Auckland and did extremely well in the swimming division. She came [...]

24thOct, 2019

Chop Your Locks!

October 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Alyssa, Carter, Claudia, Danielle, Ella, Kayla and Jennifer decided to chop off their ponytails for an amazing cause. Chop Your Locks fundraises for the same organisation [...]

24thOct, 2019

Top Science Award

October 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Samantha Brown was awarded the Royal Society of New Zealand Gold Crest Science Award. The Gold Crest Award has been running since 1989 and [...]

27thSep, 2019

Annual Art Exhibition

September 27th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

27thSep, 2019

National Champions!

September 27th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Heart Attack Barbershop Chorus have, for the first time ever, won the National Championship. 79 students took to the stage at the Issac Theatre Royal [...]

7thAug, 2019

Outward Bound Scholarship 2020

August 7th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The College and the Mission College Hamilton Trust Board invite applications for the Outward Bound Scholarship 2020. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist [...]

1stAug, 2019

Te Hui Ahurea

August 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

If you are looking for an awesome free event to come to in August, come along to the Kahui Ako Te Ahurea Cutlural festival [...]

27thJul, 2019

Waikids Ear Clinic

July 27th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Details can be found here for the FREE children's Ear Clinic Service for Term 3.  

28thJun, 2019

Level 3 Drama Solo Performances

June 28th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Last night our Level 3 Drama students performed their Solo devised Drama's. Students created these performances from scratch using an inspiring person as inspiration. [...]

20thJun, 2019

Big Sing Success!

June 20th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

SOUL SISTERS sang their Scared Hearts out at The Big Sing Competitions in Tauranga on Tuesday. Choirs competed from the Waikato/Bay of Plenty Regions [...]

24thMay, 2019

Musical Performance Assessments

May 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The first two L1 and L2 NCEA Performance Assessment evenings were held this week at The Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary. A huge [...]

20thMay, 2019

Concert Band Success

May 20th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The combined SHGC/SJC Concert Band (Sacred Saints) travelled to the Hawkes Bay Festival of Music in the weekend to compete. They were awarded a [...]

17thMay, 2019

Summer Sports Awards

May 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

On Wednesday we held our Summer Sport Awards, celebrating the achievements of students that participated in our summer codes. Details of all the recipients [...]

17thMay, 2019

Zones Cross Country

May 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

On Wednesday 15th of May our school Cross Country Team attended the Zones Cross Country held at Day's Park in Hamilton. Students in our [...]

16thMay, 2019

Pink Shirt Day!

May 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

This Friday is Pink Shirt Day! A day that celebrates diversity and creates environments where all people can feel safe, valued and respected. All [...]

7thMay, 2019

Cross Country

May 7th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The School Cross Country was held today at Days Park. Well done to all the girls who participated on this clear chilly morning! Results [...]

3rdMay, 2019

German Exchange

May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

In December last year, students Carter Haddon, Christine Fraser-Jones and Anna Corkery with Miss Cotton (Teacher in Charge) joined 20 other students from around [...]

3rdApr, 2019

Maadi Cup Results

April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Sport, Uncategorized|

SHGC Rowing took a squad of 18 girls to the NZ Secondary Schools Rowing Championships (Maadi Cup) last week at Lake Karapiro. All girls [...]

3rdApr, 2019

Gumboot Day

April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Sacred Heart will be joining many New Zealanders in raising mental health awareness this Friday by participating in GUMBOOT DAY. Students will be required [...]

26thMar, 2019

Swimming Sports

March 26th, 2019|Categories: swimming, Uncategorized|

Our annual school Swimming Sports were held last Thursday 21st March at Waterworld, Te Rapa. It was a great mix of competitive and social [...]

26thMar, 2019


March 26th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Board of Trustees invites applications from Year 10-12 students to apply for the Special Character Student Scholarship award. Applications close Friday 10th May, [...]

25thMar, 2019

School Trustee Elections

March 25th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Board elections are being held on Friday 24 May, 2019. Find out more information about the role of a School Trustee and the Drop [...]

14thDec, 2018


December 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Four students attended the annual Māori Spirituality Retreat at Tyburn Monastery, Ngakuru with Mrs Bastion and Mrs Stobie on 7-9 December. The retreat focused [...]

14thDec, 2018

Staff Farewell

December 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

After many years teaching at Sacred Heart, at the end of the term we bid farewell to Gail Swart, (20 years); Margaret Millin (26 [...]

14thDec, 2018

World Challenge

December 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

On 6th December, 22 students and 3 teachers departed for the 2018 World Challenge trip to Vietnam and Cambodia. Keep in touch with their [...]

8thNov, 2018

Senior Prize-Giving

November 8th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

On Friday 2nd November we held our Senior Prize-giving. Recipients of Special Awards can be viewed here.

7thNov, 2018

Thanksgiving Mass

November 7th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

On Thursday 1st November we gathered as a school community for Mass, not only to celebrate All Souls Day but to give thanks for [...]

7thNov, 2018

Young Writers Achievements

November 7th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Congratulations to the following students who entered the New Zealand School for Young Writers Competition and have had their writing selected to be published [...]

29thOct, 2018

Year 12 Retreat

October 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Year 12 Retreat was held 24-26 October at the Waihi Academy. It was a jam packed few days filled with singing, dancing [...]

29thOct, 2018

Year 13 Production

October 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

For our final production together, the Year 13’s performed the fast moving kaleidoscope that is ‘Love & Information’ written by the incredible Caryl Churchill. [...]

29thOct, 2018

Parade of Champions

October 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Sacred Heart Barbershop Chorus 'Heart Attack' has realised a dream! Performing in ‘The Parade of Champions’ Gala Concert. Whilst it is an honour [...]

29thOct, 2018

A Day with Stan Walker

October 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

An invitation to spend the day with Stan Walker is something that doesn't happen every day! Three lucky students (Hunter-Rose Earl, Brodie Cox [...]

29thOct, 2018

Samoa Music Tour

October 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

After several big fundraisers and a lot of rehearsals, 8th October saw 13 of our students join forces with St John’s College for [...]

28thSep, 2018

Art Exhibition

September 28th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

6thSep, 2018

New Caledonia Trip

September 6th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

A group of our French students and staff recently traveled to New Caledonia with students and teachers from Nouvata College.  Arriving in Noumea students [...]

6thSep, 2018

The Waikato/BOP Band and Orchestra Festival

September 6th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

On the 24th August, 71 ensembles converged on the Waikato University Performing Arts Centre filling three concert chambers from 8:30am - 7:00pm. SHGC’s Sacred [...]

6thSep, 2018

Chanel Shield

September 6th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

This years Chanel Shield team competed alongside St John’s College (Hamilton), Aquinas College (Tauranga), Campion College (Gisborne) and the 2018 host school John Paul [...]

17thAug, 2018

Full School Mass – Feast of the Assumption

August 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

On Wednesday we gathered as a school community to celebrate the Feast of the Assumption with a full school mass.  At this feast we [...]

17thAug, 2018

High Achievers Competition: Caitlin Hernandez

August 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Our first High Achievers Music competition was held last night.  26 finalists performed in front of judges Bridget Greenslade and Martin Griffiths. The supreme [...]

17thAug, 2018


August 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

“Kua takoto te Manuka” Ngā Manu Kōrero is a Māori speech competition for secondary students. The competition encourages а uency in Te Reo Māori [...]

16thAug, 2018

Mayor Welcomes International Students

August 16th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Yesterday a number of our International students were welcomed to Hamilton by Mayor, Andrew King.  During the welcome past student Mint Alongkorstantin (2017) was [...]

30thJul, 2018

Welcome Mark McAlley

July 30th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

SHGC is pleased to welcome Mark McAlley as our new Director of Sport Development. Having 18 years teaching experience both in New Zealand [...]

25thJul, 2018

Gateway Placements Completed

July 25th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Congratulations to the following students for completing their Gateway placements at the end of last term.  The Warehouse (Rema Saki, Kaorite Tabera and Kelly [...]

6thJul, 2018

Bullying Free NZ Win for SHGC

July 6th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Mrs McQueen’s Year 10 students entry into the Bullying-Free NZ competition won FIRST PRIZE in the Senior PowerPoint Category. One of hundreds of entries, [...]

29thJun, 2018

Waikato Hospital Gateway Placements

June 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

A few very lucky students have been completing their Gateway placement at Waikato Hospital including Liana McLuckie (pictured on left) in the Sterile Services [...]

28thJun, 2018

‘Plastic Ocean’ Art Installation

June 28th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

In response to a growing awareness of the damage single use plastics can cause, the Green Team (aka our Environmental Group) have created a [...]

22ndJun, 2018

Vinnies Lunch

June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Our Year 10 girls thoroughly enjoyed prepping and serving lunch at Vinnes yesterday.  A huge thank to school staff for arranging leftovers from Wednesday [...]

18thJun, 2018

Arts Showcase 2018

June 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Cure a wet start to the week and get along to the Arts Showcase 2018 starting tonight @ 7pm. Further details in the attached [...]

6thJun, 2018

Language Perfect World Champs!

June 6th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

The competition is over and we gained 80 awards! Our top language student is Jorjia Travers. Huge congratulations also to the following who gained [...]

29thMay, 2018

NCEA – Have your say