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SHGC Updates

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

May 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Kōrero Mātauranga is inviting New Zealander’s with an interest in education to have their say in the redesign of NCEA.  There are lots of [...]

22ndMay, 2018

Gateway Placement Success Story

May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Year 13 student Britney Stirling has really enjoyed her Gateway placement at St Paul's Catholic School, in Ngaruawahia.  The experience has enabled her to learn [...]

18thMay, 2018

Swimming Success

May 18th, 2018|Categories: Sport, swimming, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

A huge congratulations to the following students who competed in the North Island Secondary Schools Swimming in Palmerston North on the weekend of the 12th [...]

10thMay, 2018

Students shine representing SHGC

May 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Today the office of Tim Macindoe MP provided an opportunity for the community to meet National Party Leader, Simon Bridges. Students Nikita Ramen, Pieta [...]

11thApr, 2018

Open Day

April 11th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

"Set your Heart on Sacred Heart". Considering enrolling a student at Sacred Heart Girls' College for 2019? Come along Wednesday 9 May. Meet our [...]

8thMay, 2018

Animal Encounters

May 8th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Last term the International Department had a day trip to Greenmount Llama Farm and Hamilton Zoo. The weather was windy and wet but [...]

7thMay, 2018

Congratulations Aylish Waldron!

May 7th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Aylish Waldron, Year 13, represented the College at the recent United Nations Waikato Region Speech Contest. The topic was "How should we balance [...]

13thApr, 2018

Caritas Challenge

April 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

The cool weather didn't hinder today's Caritas Challenge to raise funds for HAFOTI; a women's group in Timor Leste. Winning Houses from the coin [...]

12thApr, 2018

Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival

April 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

We are pleased to announce that one of our 5 minute pieces, Henry V, Act 111 Scene 1V, won at the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare [...]

9thApr, 2018

Caritas Fun Challenge

April 9th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Friday is the last week of Term and it is also our Caritas Fundraiser. Students can dress in mufti and should start gathering coins [...]

4thApr, 2018


April 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

With some sadness we bid farewell to Mika Kato & Yuki Nishimura (St Joeseph's Senior High School) and Mahono Ogitani (Kojimachi Gakuen Girls' Senior [...]

23rdMar, 2018

Waka Ama Results

March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Congratulations to our Waka Ama students who made it to the Semi Finals for both the 250m and 500m, placing 9th overall in the [...]

19thMar, 2018

Duke of Edinburgh – Silver Qualifying Tramp

March 19th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Our Duke of Edinburgh students enjoyed the beautiful Mt Tarawera as their back drop on the recent Silver Qualifying Tramp.  A boat ride across [...]

15thMar, 2018

Volunteer Opportunities at the Waikato Show

March 15th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Coming to Claudelands Showgrounds on Friday 6th, Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th of April, The Waikato Show has celebrated our people, our environment, our [...]

14thMar, 2018

First Place for Krystie and Kayla

March 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Congratulations to Krystie Soloman for achieving 1st place in the Women's 800 Meter Run (under 18) at the recent NZ Track and Field Champs. [...]

8thMar, 2018

Kayla Shines Again

March 8th, 2018|Categories: Sport, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Further congratulations goes to Kayla Goodwin who has just competed in the Australian National Heptathlon Champs in Melbourne (in 32degree temps!) and secured 3rd [...]

8thMar, 2018

School Athletics Day

March 8th, 2018|Categories: Sport|Tags: |

A great day was had by all on Monday 5th March at our annual School Athletics Day.  It was wonderful to see everyone getting [...]

8thMar, 2018

Rowing Success

March 8th, 2018|Categories: Sport|Tags: |

Congratulations to the Sacred Heart Girls’ rowing teams who competed in the North Island Secondary School Championships last weekend and made the finals on [...]

26thFeb, 2018

Congratulations Kayla – New NZ Record

February 26th, 2018|Categories: Sport|Tags: |

Please join us in congratulating Kayla Goodwin on winning the NZ U18 Heptathlon and setting a NEW NZ RECORD for the U17 Heptathlon with [...]

23rdFeb, 2018

Whānau BBQ

February 23rd, 2018|Categories: BBQ, PTFA|Tags: , |

Our Whānau BBQ was held at the College on the 13th February supported by our PTFA (School Parents, Teachers and Friends Association). As our [...]

23rdFeb, 2018


February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Faith, Mass|

On Friday February 9th we celebrated our first Mass for 2018.  Our focus was on community and welcoming all those in, and associated with, [...]

9thFeb, 2018

Opening Powhiri 2018

February 9th, 2018|Categories: Faith|Tags: , , |

We held our Opening Pōwhiri on Wednesday, 7th February welcoming all new students, their whānau and our new staff members. [...]

8thFeb, 2018

LOGOS Retreat 2018

February 8th, 2018|Categories: Year 13|

Year 13 leaders from Sacred Heart Girls’ College and St John's College attended a Special Character Retreat in Auckland in late January. Strong connections [...]

12thDec, 2017

Junior Prizegiving

December 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Click HERE to view the Junior Prizegiving Award Recipients