The Sisters of our Lady of the Missions (RNDM Sisters) established Sacred Heart College Sorrento in 1967 to expand the capabilities of Sacred Heart Girls' School in Highgate. Over the next 20 years, significant changes occurred which helped form the current face of the College. The first came in 1977 when the College became co-educational. This was followed with the appointment in 1985 of the first lay Principal. Whilst the change in leadership was effected, the Sisters remained directly responsible for the day-to-day management of the College. This arrangement remained until 1989 when the Sisters withdrew and Sacred Heart College became part of the Diocesan System of Schools managed by the Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia. At the end of 1998, the doors of the boarding complex closed for the last time. It was the end of one era and the beginning of another.

The Sacred Heart College of today has changed significantly since its inception. There has been an extensive building and rebuilding program as the College increased in size to the point where it currently caters to some 1400 students.
The College has expanded its facilities to support the four pillars: Spiritual, Academic, Sporting and Cultural. The RNDM Performing Arts Centre, named in honour of our founders, seats 560 persons in a professional theatre and is probably the best school theatre in Western Australia.

In September 2016 the College opened ‘The Koort Centre’, a state of the art gymnasium which, apart from Health and Physical Education classes and activities, can accommodate the Sacred Heart community for whole school Masses and assemblies.  The gymnasium was named to acknowledge the Nyungar people, the original custodians of our land.

Further detail into our history can be found HERE:

UNIFORM CHANGE - EFFECTIVE 2019

UNIFORM CHANGE - EFFECTIVE 2019

A representative group of parents, staff and students began a review of the College Uniform in October of last year. The Uniform Committee has worked extremely hard with considerable research and

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YOUNG VINNIES' YEAR 10 WINTER SLEEPOUT

YOUNG VINNIES' YEAR 10 WINTER SLEEPOUT

Last Friday, 95 Year 10 students braved the horrible weather conditions to sleep in the corridors of SHC to find out what it is like to be homeless for just one night.

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STUDENTS AND STAFF COMMEMORATE NATIONAL RECONCILIATION WEEK

STUDENTS AND STAFF COMMEMORATE NATIONAL RECONCILIATION WEEK

We have been celebrating National Reconciliation Week at Sacred Heart.

On Tuesday, a group of students had the opportunity to attend a Reconciliation Walk at Lake Gwelup with Mr Chris Kan

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Sacred Heart Victorious in Cross Country Carnivals

Sacred Heart Victorious in Cross Country Carnivals

Sacred Heart continued its impressive cross country record with comfortable wins in the recent ACC and All Schools Carnivals.
The team showed great character to win by 363 points from John

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Spectacular World Scholar's Cup (WSC) Results

Spectacular World Scholar's Cup (WSC) Results

Sacred Heart hosted the World Scholar's Cup (WSC) Perth Round last Friday and Saturday. 17 schools were represented and I am pleased to report on an outstanding event where our students surpassed

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