Important Dates ... Latest News ... Special Events ... Sacré Cœur is a Catholic Independent School with a tremendous community spirit. The School's French heritage draws from the traditions of the Society of the Sacred Heart, the French order which founded the school in 1888. About Sac... ... Welcome to Sacré Cœur ... See all news › ... See all important dates ›
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... Thank you for your interest in Sacré Cœur. We hope our website has been able to provide you with relevant and useful information about the distinctiveness of this wonderful school. However, the best way to appreciate the school and... ... Admissions ...
Sacré Cœur is a Catholic Independent School for girls from Prep to Year 12 founded by the French order of nuns, the Society of the Sacred Heart (RSCJ) in 1888. Sacré Cœur is one school in the Sacred Heart network of over 150... ... Two hundred years of learning ... History ...
Sacré Cœur is committed to providing state-of-the-art learning spaces for its students and our Master Plan, already well underway, seeks to continually improve and upgrade our facilities in line with educational requirements. Please cli... ... Sacré Cœur is committed to providing state-of-the-art learning spaces for its students ... Gallery
Please click on the links below to access our latest Senior and Junior school newsletters. You will need Adobe Acrobat to read the newsletters. Acrobat Reader is available free and can be downloaded by clicking here. This link will take you to the Ad... ... Newsletters ... ...
Burke Road Bulletin The Burke Road Bulletin is a biannual magazine of the Sacré Cœur community and is produced on behalf of Sacré Cœur, Glen Iris, Melbourne. Annual Report to the School Community The Catholic Education Offic... ... School publications available online ... Publications ...
Welcome ... I am delighted to welcome you to Sacré Coeur, a Catholic school educating girls from Prep to Year 12 in the Sacred Heart tradition. A Sacred Heart Education is steeped in history that originates in France. Our Founder, St Madeleine Sophie... ... Principal's Welcome ...
Established by the Religious of the Sacred Heart in 1888 Sacré Cœur, Glen Iris has been on the same site ever since. The first twelve students arrived on 9 August at Brynmawr and shared this accommodation with the nuns until the new buil... ... An important part of Melbourne's history ... Archives ...
2008 VCE Results
Congratulations Class of 2008! ... Sacré Cœur has become renowned for consistently achieving high level results in the VCE, and 2008 was no exception. Our students achieved the following:Dux of the School is Laura Eades who received an ENTER of 99.9. It is als... ... VCE Results ...
Key Facts And Statistics
The School at a glance The School was founded in 1888The School has a Junior School catering for approximately 200 children and a Secondary School catering for approximately 600 girls.In 2008, the school was identified as the leading Catholic school ... ... ... Key Facts and Statistics ...
Master Plan 2016-2025 ... 2016 and Beyond ... The interest of education never flags; year after year the material is new, the children come up from the nursery to the school room with their life before them, their unbounded possibilities for good, their confidence and expectant hopefulness as to... ...
Location / Transport
The School is located at 172 Burke Road, Glen Iris in Melbourne. It is close to Glen Iris railway station, and is within easy walking distance of the Burke Road stop on the Number 5 and Number 6 trams. The 612 bus from Box Hill to Chadstone, vi... ... Conveniently located ... Location and Transport ... View Larger Map
Sacré Cœur is governed by its School Board. In 1982, Sacré Cœur became an incorporated body and the Society entrusted to the Directors of Sacré Cœur the conduct of the School which had been carried on by the Soc... ... Governance and planning ... School Board ...
At Sacré Cœur we aspire to the highest professional standards amongst our teaching and non-teaching staff. This is reflected in the quality of the relationship between staff and students, the learning environment created and the concern ... ... An environment of love and learning ... Employment ...
Please note that unless specified in the Role Description, there are no specific selection criteria to which you need to respond in your application. We invite applications from committed, experienced and enthusiastic teacher-librarians for th... ... Current positions are listed below ... Positions Vacant ...
Students at Sacré Cœur benefit from highly qualified teachers who are experts in their disciplines. However, their commitment often goes well beyond the classroom as our exemplary staff assist with many co-curricular activities and... ... ... Teaching professionals ... Staff ...
The School has connections with a number of organisations in order to deliver a world-class education to our students. GSV Sacré Cœur is one of the founding members of Girls Sport Victoria. GSV is one of the largest independent scho... ... Worthwhile partnerships ... Connections ...
Throughout the year there are many opportunities to visit Sacré Cœur during school hours. During your visit you will see the school alive with students and staff proudly manifesting the opportunities that abound at Sacré Cœu... ... See Sacré Cœur in action! ... Visit Us ...
Sacré Cœur is a non-selective entry school. The main entry points are in Prep, Year 5 and Year 7. Enrolment enquiries and interviews for casual vacancies in any year level may be possible at any time. Sacré Cœur w... ... How to get started ... Admission Procedure ...
Transition / Orientation
At Sacré Cœur, we understand that transition to a new School is always an uncertain time for children. Our transition process for both primary and secondary school begins well before the first bell on the first day of Term 1. ... ... A welcoming start ... Transition / Orientation ...
Sacré Cœur is offering the following scholarships at the Principal's discretion. Academic scholarships for Years 5 and 7. General Excellence scholarships for Years 9, 10 and 11. Music scholarships for Years 7, 9 and 10 ... ... 2017 Scholarships ... ...
If you would like to receive further information about Sacré Cœur please complete the form below and we will post a prospectus to you. ... Find out more ... Request a Prospectus ... Thank you, your request has been sent and we will be in touch shortly. ...
For your convenience, the Uniform Shop is situated right on the school grounds. You can locate it next to the Kirby Centre, opposite the Library stairs. The Uniform Shop is accessible from Dorrington Avenue. The Uniform Shop is run b... ... ... Foundation Uniform Shop ...
Answers to our most frequently asked questions ... What sports do you offer? Sacré Cœur is one of 24 member schools involved in Girls Sport Victoria (GSV). GSV caters for girls from Years 7 to 12 and provides enormous opportunities for interschool competitions in a wide range of sports, ... ... Frequently Asked Questions ...
It is our mission to help every student achieve her very best. We aim to achieve this through a comprehensive and relevant curriculum and our caring and supportive environment. Much of the self-confidence that has become a hallmark of a Sacr&ea... ... Following your heart ... Learning ...
Our Junior School
Joigny, Sacré Cœur Junior School, provides a dynamic and caring environment for students from Prep to Year 6. Single level classes ensure that the students are well-known and programs are tailored to individual needs. The curriculum offe... ... Beginning the learning journey ... Our Junior School ...
Foundation Years - Prep, 1 And 2
The school experience in the foundation years of Prep to Year 2 builds upon the natural curiosity of young children, with particular focus upon literacy and numeracy. Our programs reflect a relentless determination to ensure success for all, which is... ... Foundation years ... Prep to Year 2 ...
Years 3 And 4
Learners in Years 3 and 4 become more persistent and prolific in their learning. During these years the students are encouraged to look beyond themselves to the wider world making connections with the environment, sustainability and other global issu... ... Years 3 and 4 ... Middle primary years ...
Senior Primary - Years 5 And 6
In preparation for their transition to Secondary School, Years 5 and 6 students develop independence in their learning and a strong sense of self through leadership and personal growth programs. Specialist programs are undertaken in Visual Art, Frenc... ... Senior primary years ... Years 5 and 6 ...
Our Secondary School
Our Secondary School ... It is our duty to support every student so that she may achieve her very best and fulfill her potential. Sacré Cœur has become known as a school that fosters academic excellence and prepares students to enter university. We are pro... ... The secondary years ...
At the heart of the Year 7 curriculum is transition. Students are moving from a primary school setting into a setting which offers them a range of discrete subjects and opportunities. Our Year 7 students are offered a wide range of subjects and... ... Transition ... Year 7 ...
City Cite, an urban educational experience, is the heart of Year 8 learning. In Year 8 our girls undertake a 2 week City Cite program. This program takes our students out of the classroom and into the city where they work in teams in an independ... ... Exploring Melbourne! ... Year 8 ...
Our Notre Monde Program, Year 9, has been designed specifically for Sacré Cœur students. It is a holistic program which builds on the academic tradition of the RSCJ and the experiential learning begun in Years 7 and 8. At the heart... ... Year 9 ... Notre Monde ...
Year 10 is the first year of our senior school which comprises Years 10, 11 and 12. It is the year of choices with students following their hearts into a program that best fits their talents, interests and future goals. All students study Religious E... ... Senior School ... Year 10 ...
At the heart of the VCE at Sacré Cœur is a wide variety of subject offerings. All students undertake English to gain their VCE but can choose from four different Mathematics subjects (Foundation Mathematics, Mathematical Methods, General... ... ... Subjects and pathways ... VCE
Individual Differences Program
The Learning Enhancement Department is located in our Madeleine Sophie Barat Centre. The Centre was established to build a community of learners, thinkers, strivers, darers and dreamers. The structure of the Centre is such that, at any one time... ... Learning Enhancement ... Extending and challenging ...
Gifted And Talented
Learning Enhancement Program ... At Sacré Cœur we aim to have every student achieve her potential. Programs are planned to support the learning of all students and students are encouraged to strive for personal excellence, both in Joigny-Junior School and the Secondary ... ... Reach for the stars! ...
As a school with a distinctive French culture, French is studied from Prep and the School has an impressive retention record of girls studying languages to VCE. In 2014, 52% of the Year 11 cohort are studying a VCE language. In addition to French, al... ... French, Japanese and Latin ... Languages ...
The music course at Sacré Cœur aims to develop and improve the musicianship of all students, to provide them with opportunities for creativity and appreciation within a structured framework and to allow them to develop their musical skil... ... A feast of music options! ... Music ...
There are many opportunities for students at Sacré Cœur to participate in co-curricular Drama and Performing Arts. Students are provided with opportunities to learn and develop skills as designers, directors, performers, playwrights and ... ... Drama and the Performing Arts ... Drama ...
... At Sacré Cœur we believe that Creative Arts is an integral part of education as it provides opportunities that promote creativity, self-expression, aesthetic awareness and the development of problem-solving skills. Teaching the Creative ... ... Visual Arts ...
A truly international school. Being ‘internationally-minded' has become a catchphrase for many schools, but for Sacré Cœur this has been the norm since its foundation in 1888 as one of over 150 Sacred Heart schools in over 40 coun... ... World-wide links ... International Exchanges ...
Sacré Cœur girls love the challenge of the sporting field and the thrill of participation and the sporting opportunities are many and varied. From interschool sport through Girls Sport Victoria, to intra-House sport, all students are enc... ... Active girls! ... Sports ...
Sacré Cœur girls love creativity and they particularly relish the creative challenges posed through robotics. Both our Junior and Senior school students participate every year in the prestigious "RoboCup" robotics competition and a... ... Robotics ... ...
Duke Of Edinburgh's Award
All students in Year 9 participate in the Duke of Edinburgh Program and work towards attaining their Bronze Award and Certificate. The Years 9 and 10 camps satisfy the 'Adventurous Journey' section of the award and girls undertake a number of... ... Duke of Edinburgh Award ... ...
Many refer to debating as the cerebral sport and large numbers of Sacré Cœur students participate in the DAV (Debater's Association of Victoria) competition. Debating is an exhilarating educational activity that fosters general knowledge... ... Debating ... ...
At Sacré Cœur our students are involved in a variety of outdoor experiences during the compulsory years. These outdoor experiences aim to assist the students in developing strategies to prepare for "success in education, work and life" t... ... Outdoor Education ... ...
The Digital Classroom ... ... The Digital Technologies curricula at Sacré Cœur aims to ensure that students can: design, create, manage and evaluate sustainable and innovative digital solutions to meet and redefine current and future needs; use computational thinking... ...
Sacré Cœur's library occupies the ground floor and part of the first floor of the Dorothy McGuinness Centre. The library serves the needs of staff and students through the provision of a stimulating and supportive learning environment wh... ... The Mary Arthur Library ... ...
Faith And Mission
The first of the Sacred Heart Goals, "Faith which is Relevant in Today's World', calls for the centrality of faith in our everyday living within the Sacré Cœur community. The Sacred Heart document "Heart of Our God" (Documentary ... ... Our charism ... Faith and Mission ...
Sacred Heart Goals
Five Goals of Sacred Heart Education A Sacred Heart education is marked by a distinctive spirit. This spirit is expressed in the five Goals of Sacred Heart Education. Most Sacred Heart schools around the world hold the five Goals as fundamental to t... ... Sacred Heart Goals and School Motto ... ...
Each year the Sacré Cœur community confers a particular emphasis on one of the five Sacred Heart Goals of Sacred Heart Education. This annual goal is known as the Focus Goal. Each of the goals is addressed over a five year cycle. The six... ... ... Five Sacred Heart Goals of Sacred Heart Education ... Focus Goal
As a Sacred Heart School, we find our meaning and purposes in the educational vision of the Mother Foundress, St Madeleine Sophie Barat, who founded the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1800, in the aftermath of the French Revolution. We are indebted t... ... RSCJ ... ...
The school's charter is to provide a Religious Education curriculum which is challenging, relevant and Catholic. The guiding principle underpinning the Sacré Cœur Religious Education curriculum is ‘making the Catholic faith relevan... ... RE Curriculum ... ...
International Network ANZNet
As a child of the Sacred Heart, you are never alone in the world. When our students graduate, they are given a passport to the world in the form of a certificate that is their introduction to any Sacred Heart school or convent founded by the So... ... International Network ANZNet ... ...
The School provides many opportunities throughout the year for involvement in liturgical and sacramental life, engagement in prayer, participation in Reflection Days and social justice awareness raising and action. Liturgical and Sacramental life Stu... ... ... Faith Life ...
At the heart of our school is concern for each girl's wellbeing.Our aim is to inspire optimism, hope and excitement for the future in our students.Our comprehensive pastoral program ensures all girls have their emotional and social wellbeing careful... ... Wellbeing ... ...
School fees and government grants do not cover the full cost of the education of our students nor the on-going maintenance and development of educational facilities. The need for additional financial support is vital to the future of our School... ... Building the future of Sacré Cœur ... ... Support Us
Parent Resources ... Here you will find a number of useful resources for current parents. If you require assistance, please call the School on 9835 2700. ... Welcome to Sacré Cœur ...
Our communities ... Building our communities ... Visitors to the School often comment on the wonderful sense of community at Sacré Cœur. Indeed it has become one of our hallmarks. Throughout its rich history, Sacred Heart Education at Burke Road has guided, inspired, nurtured and... ...
Our Student Wellbeing Program
Student Wellbeing relates to and is central to the life of each Sacré Cœur student. As such, we have a whole school approach to Student Wellbeing, recognising that wellbeing entails all dimensions of a person: the intellectual, social an... ... Our Student Wellbeing Program ... ...
The Sacred Heart goal "Personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom" is particularly relevant when it comes to our comprehensive careers program. Careful guidance and sequential programs enable our students to make wise choices about their ... ... Getting help to follow your heart ... Careers Counselling ...
Health Centre ... ... We take caring for our students very seriously. At all times, the health, wellbeing and safety of our students are paramount considerations in the day to day operations of the School.However, accidents do happen and sometimes, students become i... ...
After School Care
Before and After School Care ... Many of our Sacré Cœur families are typical of the modern day family where both mum and dad work full or part-time. To assist families with managing their busy lives, we provide an After School Care program. Before School Care... ... ... A safe environment
Sacre Coeur Foundation
Our Sacré Cœur community has long been responsible for ensuring that the excellence and unique experience of a Sacred Heart education is available for our students today, as well as for future generations of young women. The Foundation p... ... Sacré Cœur Foundation ... About the Foundation ...
Our Goals ... Securing our financial independence ... Ultimately, the Foundation aims to provide the School with a secure level of financial independence and also to be able to assist those families whose financial circumstances might preclude them from enrolling their daughter at Sacré Cœu... ...
Alumnae, current and past parents, staff and all friends of the Sacré Cœur community are encouraged to consider Foundation membership. There are currently two membership categories: Member Supporters who make a total gift of $1,000 or mo... ... Foundation Membership ... Become a member today ...
There are several ways of supporting the Sacré Cœur Foundation. How you choose to do so will depend on your own personal circumstances and areas of interest. Sacré Cœur Foundation Building Fund provides additional fina... ... Support Options ... How you can help ...
The Foundation Shop
The Foundation Uniform Shop sells new school uniforms as well as a range of accessories and merchandise. The Foundation purchased the former uniform shop business in October 2006 with the aim of raising additional funds for our School. In... ... Foundation Uniform Shop ... A uniform shop right on campus! ...
Contact Us ... Sacré Cœur Foundation Sacré Cœur172 Burke Road Glen Iris 3146Telephone +61 3 9835 2776Facsimile +61 3 9885 5936Click here to send an email. Sacré Cœur Foundation Limited (ABN 77 108 099 967) is endorsed as... ... To obtain copies of the Foundation's publications, or to arrange a private and confidential discussion about ways of supporting the Foundation, please contact: ...
"Warm, friendly and inclusive" aptly describes the Parents' Association at Sacré Cœur. Parents automatically become members of the Association once their daughters are enrolled. A dedicated team of parents from both the Junior and Senior... ... Parents' Association ... Become involved! ...
Acknowledgement of Student Achievement Student excellence and effert at Sacré Cœur is acknowledged in many ways. Please click on the link below to refer to the policy for Acknowledgement of Student Achievement 2016. Acknowledgement ... ... ... Policies ...
Please see below for events across the School! Forms and Invitations Please click on links below for any forms or invitations relating to School events. ... Coming up at Sacré Cœur ... Upcoming Events ... Page Headline ... Right Panel
Address 172 Burke Road Glen Iris VIC 3146 Reception and General Enquiries Telephone: + 613 9835 2700Fax: + 613 9885 5936 Enrolments If you would like a prospectus mailed to you, or have any questions about the School, please email us... ... Thank you for your enquiry. We'll get back to you as soon as we can. ... Contact Us ... ...
About The Alumnae Association
Save the dates! Saturday 3 September 4pm - 6pm - Reunion for the Class of 2006 at Sacré Cœur (Parlour)Tuesday 13 September 2.30pm - Generations Afternoon Tea (Kirby) Join us for the 2016 GLS Breakfast - 'Three Women, Three Jo... ... About the Alumnae Association ... Alumnae ...
Update Your Details
Sacré Cœur makes every endeavour to keep its alumnae informed of forthcoming events and reunions via the Burke Road Bulletin, the School newsletter, this website, email, facebook and twitter. If you would like to update your address... ... How to stay in touch ... Alumnae Online ...
Parents - Before And After School Care
Out of School Hours Care An After School Care program is offered in conjunction with our neighbouring school, Korowa, and is run by Camp Australia. Camp Australia also offers a Holiday program From 8.00am to 8.20am, when the Homerooms are open,... ... After School Care ... ... A Safe Environment
Faith & Mission: International Exchanges
A truly international school. Being ‘internationally-minded' has become a catchphrase for many schools, but for Sacré Cœur this has been the norm since its foundation in 1888 as one of over 150 Sacred Heart schools in 45 countries ... ... World-wide Links ... International Exchanges ...
Calendar - Alumnae
Mass for Deceased Alumnae and Friends 2015 The annual Mass for Deceased Alumnae and Friends will be held on Saturday 14 November at 10am in the School Chapel followed by morning tea. Reunions 2015 Alumnae from 1965, 1975, 1985, 1995, 2005 ... ... Alumnae events ... Forthcoming Events
Victorian Public Holiday information is available here Term Dates 2016 Term 2 (10 weeks)Staff commence - Monday 11 AprilStudents commence - Tuesday 12 AprilAnzac Day - Monday 25 AprilQueen’s Birthday - Monday 13 JuneTerm ends ... ... ... Term Dates 2015 and 2016 ...
Tuesday 23 August - Foundation Luncheon for alumnae of the 1960s On Tuesday 23 August we welcomed back 23 alumnae from the 1960s. Unfortunately many were unable to attend but those that could had a wonderful afternoon. We started with a tour of... ... ... Foundation Events ...
Second-Hand Book Exchange
2015 Second Hand Book Exchange ... ... The Second Hand Book Exchange is one of the main fundraising initiatives of the Parents' Association and parents are urged to support the sale, either by submitting suitable books for sale, or by using this convenient and money-saving service to buy ... ...
2009 VCE RESULTS
2009 VCE Results ... Congratulations Class of 2009 ... Sacré Cœur has become renowned for consistently achieving high level results in the VCE, and 2009 is no exception. Our students achieved the following:Dux of the School Anna Rodway who received an ENTER of 99.7. It is also lo... ...
Past Parents & Friends Association
The Sacré Cœur Burke Road ‘family’ is a fantastic community. Our two girls attended Sacré Cœur Burke Road and became part of that community as did we. When they left school it became clear to us that this communi... ... Stay connected - All past parents are welcome! ... Past Parents' & Friends' Association ...
Online Event Bookings
School Tours Throughout the year there are many opportunities to visit Sacré Cœur during school hours. During your visits you will see the school alive with students and staff proudly manifesting the opportunities that abound at Sacr&eac... ... Convenient way to secure your seats - Scroll down to see each event ... Events and Bookings ...
French Village Fair
2014 French Village Fair ... Saturday 11 October 11am-5pm ... The Sacré Cœur Parents’ Association is again holding the French Village Fair. This community-building and fun-filled event will once again be jam-packed with things to do, see and buy: rides, second-hand books, jam and preserves, S... ...
Second-Hand Uniform Exchange
The Second Hand Uniform Shop is run by the Parents' Association and provides the opportunity for parents to sell and purchase good quality second-hand uniforms at a reduced price. The shop is operated by current school parents as volunteers. They&nbs... ... Second-Hand Uniform Shop ... The Parents' Association Uniform Shop ...
2016 Book Lists And Art Supplies
Our new book supplier is Campion and we continue to use Dean’s Art for our art supplies. Links to both suppliers can be found below for ease of ordering. Campion (formerly Landmark) is our book supplier. The Campion Education book store is loca... ... 2016 Book Lists, Apps List and Art Supplies ... Secure and convenient way to buy your books ...
2010 VCE Results
Sacré Cœur has become renowned for consistently achieving high level results in the VCE, and 2010 is no exception. Our students achieved the following: Dux of the School is Kaya Kapusta who received an ATAR of 99.5. Si... ... 2010 VCE Results ... Congratulations Class of 2010 ...
Who Is Visiting
Special guests ... Sacré Cœur is a busy and dynamic learning environment! Each week there are a number of visitors, guest lecturers or special incursions happening at the School. ... Future Visitors ... Past Visitors
2013 - Celebrating 125 Years
In 2013 Sacré Cœur celebrated 125 years of Sacred Heart education at Burke Road – a magnificent milestone for our historic School. As we celebrated our 125th Anniversary of living and learning at Burke Road we 'allowed o... ... Celebrations - 125 Years in 2013 ... How we celebrated ...
At Sacre Coeur we believe that Visual Arts is an integral part of education, as it provides opportunities that promote creativity, self expression, aesthetic awareness and the development of problem solving experiences. Teaching the Visual Arts prac... ... Joigny - Junior School Art ...
2011 VCE Results
Our students achieved the following: •Dux of the School is Stephanie Nesbit who received a rare perfect score with an ATAR of 99.95. •Five students achieved an ATAR of greater than 99 - Stephanie Nesbit, Stephanie Lightfoot, Stephanie... ... 2011 VCE Results ... Congratulations Class of 2011 ...
Strategic Plan 2012-2015
We are delighted to launch our Strategic Plan for the next four year period. When you read through the pages of the Strategic Plan you will read: about our philosophy of continuous improvement feel the energy and high levels of innovation within the ... ... From strong foundations: 2012-2015 ... Launching our Strategic Plan ... Right Panel
Please click on the link below for Rounds 3 and 4 results for Softball, Tennis and Indoor Cricket. GSV Rounds 3 and 4 Results ... Term 1 GSV Sport Results ... Sports Results ... Right Panel
GSV Triathlon As indicated last week, the Girls’ Sport Victoria (GSV) Triathlon on Sunday 24 February was one dominated by enthusiastic Sacré Cœur students. All in all we had 15 student teams and nine individuals entered in the Min... ... Term 1 2013 ... GSV Sport ... Right Panel
Sacré Cœur Netball Club
The Sacré Cœur Netball Club was incorporated in 2011 to provide a fun and supportive environment for girls at the School to play netball. We are affiliated with the Waverley District Netball Association (WDNA). Teams compete on Sat... ... An active community! ... Sacré Cœur Netball Club ... Right Panel
Thank you to all our sponsors for their generosity in sponsoring Sacré Cœur Foundation events. Your generous contributions help make these events a great success and are deeply appreciated. Thanks to the following companies who gen... ... Sacré Cœur Foundation Sponsors
2012 VCE Results
Our students achieved the following: Dux of the School is Lauren McCutcheon who received an ATAR of 99.70. Three students achieved an ATAR of greater than 99 – Lauren McCutcheon, Carla Massaria and Rachel Collins. Eight perfect Study Scores of ... ... 2012 VCE Results ... Congratulations Class of 2012 ... Right Panel
The Parents' Association is hosting the Gala Dinner in commemoration of 125 years of Sacred Heart education at Sacré Cœur. Gala Dinner Tickets Bookings are filling fast so be quick to book a seat by clicking on the link below. Tickets ar... ... 125 Year Anniversary Gala Dinner ... Leonda by the Yarra Saturday 24 August ... Right Panel
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2014 VCE Results
2015 VCE Results ... Once again, we are very proud of the achievements of our VCE students. ... We are immensely proud of our results at an individual and collective level. The Year 12 Class of 2015 worked well with their dedicated teachers to achieve their best. They also contributed so much to our community over their final year&nb... ... Right Panel
Parent Portal Introductory Guide To access the Parent Portal, please click here. If you need assistance to access the portal, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 9835 2791 and we will endeavour to assist you. Parent Portal Intro... ... Parent Portal ...
Year 5 2017 Scholarships
These scholarships are open to students currently attending or confirmed to attend Sacré Cœur, students on our waiting list, and external students. Please note, scholarships are not available to full fee paying overseas st... ... Year 5 Academic Scholarships ... How to apply ... Right Panel
Year 7 2017 Scholarships
These scholarships are open to students currently attending or confirmed to attend Sacré Cœur, students on our waiting list, and external students. Please note, scholarships are not available to full fee paying overseas st... ... Year 7 Academic Scholarships ... How to apply ... Right Panel
Year 7 2017 Music Scholarships
These scholarships are available to students currently attending Sacré Cœur, students on our waiting list, and external students. Please note scholarships are not available to full fee paying overseas students. Students of outstanding mu... ... Year 7 Music Scholarships (strings, woodwind and brass) ... How to apply ... Right Panel
Year 9 2017 Music Scholarships
These scholarships are available to students currently attending or confirmed to attend Sacré Cœur, students on our waiting list, and external students. Please note scholarships are not available to full fee paying overseas students.&nbs... ... Year 9 Music Scholarships (strings, woodwind and brass) ... How to apply ... Right Panel
Year 10 2017 Music Scholarships
These scholarships are available to students currently attending or confirmed to attend Sacré Cœur, students on our waiting list, and external students. Please note scholarships are not available to full fee paying overseas students. Stu... ... Year 10 Music (strings, woodwind and brass) Scholarships ... How to apply ... Right Panel
Year 7 Academic And Music Scholarships 2017
Year 7 Academic and/or Music Scholarships ... Applications are now open for 2017 Year 7 Academic and/or Music scholarships. Candidates are eligible to apply for both Academic and Music scholarships but will not be required to pay the additional fee for the Music Scholarship. Please click h... ... How to apply ... Right Panel
Year 9 2017 General Excellence Scholarships
Sacré Cœur is offering General Excellence Scholarships to commence in Year 9 in 2017. These scholarships are available to students currently attending or confirmed to attend Sacré Cœur, students on our waiting list, and exte... ... Year 9 General Excellence Scholarships ... How to apply ... Right Panel
Year 10 2017 General Excellence Scholarships
Sacré Cœur is offering General Excellence Scholarships to commence in Year 10 in 2017. These scholarships are available to students currently attending or confirmed to attend Sacré Cœur, students on our waiting list, and ext... ... Year 10 General Excellence Scholarships ... How to apply ... Right Panel
Year 11 2017 General Excellence Scholarships
Sacré Cœur is offering General Excellence Scholarships to commence in Year 11 in 2017. These scholarships are available to students currently attending or confirmed to attend Sacré Cœur, students on our waiting list, and ext... ... Year 11 General Excellence Scholarships ... How to apply ... Right Panel
Year 7 Art
To provide students with opportunities to explore various themes to create imaginative, expressive and individual art works. Students learn how to create art pieces by developing initial concepts, trialling mediums and techniques, through to refineme... ... Year 7 Art ... The aims of the Art course at Year 7 ... Right Panel
Year 8 Art
Year 8 Art ... The aims of the Art course at Year 8 ... To build on the skills and techniques developed in Year 7 Art. Emphasis is placed on students mastering art making techniques and developing their individual style in both 2 and 3-dimensional projects. They will again explore a variety of different m... ... Right Panel
Year 9 Art
Year 9 Art ... This unit provides opportunities for students to develop skills in art making practices ... Throughout the semester they will complete a range of projects in different art forms, such as drawing, printmaking, collage and sculpture. Students will record and refine their ideas and develop their technical skills and aesthetic understanding. St... ... Right Panel
Year 9 Textiles And Design
The course engages students in a range of tasks that will enhance their knowledge and understanding of textiles, products and promotion. There will be a focus on teaching students practical skills and various drawing techniques to generate three dime... ... Year 9 Textiles and Design ... This unit focuses on introducing students to Textiles and Design ... Right Panel
Year 9 Digital Photography And Design
Year 9 Digital Photography and Design ... This unit focuses on introducing students to the exciting world of design and digital photography ... Students undertake a range of tasks to build an understanding and application of key aspects in design which include typography, technical drawing and page layout. Students will develop skills in the use of a digital SLR camera and the Adobe Suite pr... ... Right Panel
Year 10 Art 1 And 2
Students undertake a range of projects where they are required to generate and explore their ideas in a developmental folio. They experiment with art making processes in drawing, printing making and mixed media. The course will have an emphasis on ex... ... Year 10 Art 1 and 2 ... These units are thematic based courses that provides opportunity for students to develop their own ideas ... Right Panel
Year 10 Design 1
Year 10 Design 1 ... This unit focuses on introducing students to the creative and exciting world of Visual Communication and Design ... Students undertake a range of projects which require them to develop creative solutions to design tasks. The course requires students to develop and refine their practical drawing skills and develop skills in mixed media and collage. They will use th... ... Right Panel
Year 10 Design 2
Year 10 Design 2 ... This unit focuses on teaching students practical skills and various drawing techniques to generate two and three dimensional designs ... Students will learn how to use tone and texture to enhance the form of an object, using a range of different media such as; markers, pencils, fineliners and mixed media. In addition students will explore how computers can be used effectively to refin... ... Right Panel
VCE Studio Arts Unit 1
Students also explore and research the ways in which artists from different times and cultures have interpreted and expressed ideas, sourced inspiration and used materials and techniques in the production of artworks. Areas of Study• Area of stu... ... VCE Studio Arts Unit 1 ... In this unit students focus using sources of inspiration and individual ideas as the basis for developing artworks and exploring a wide range of materials and techniques as tools for communicating ideas, observations and experiences through art-makin... ... Right Panel
VCE Studio Arts Unit 2
Students will also develop skills in order to analyse art works. Areas of Study• Area of study 1 – Design exploration • Area of study 2 – Ideas and Styles in Artworks OutcomesOn completion of this unit the student should be able... ... VCE Studio Arts Unit 2 ... In this unit of study students focus on visual research and inquiry ... Right Panel
VCE Studio Arts Unit 3
It enables students to explore ideas and sources of inspiration, experiment with materials and techniques, practice specialised skills in selected art forms and refine their understanding of visual and aesthetic qualities within art works. Students a... ... VCE Studio Arts Unit 3 ... In this unit students focus on using the design process to develop ideas from an Exploration Proposal ... Right Panel
VCE Studio Arts Unit 4
Students examine a variety of exhibition spaces and review the methods and considerations involved in the preparation, presentation and conservation of artworks. As part of this requirement, students visit at least two different exhibition spaces in ... ... VCE Studio Arts Unit 4 ... In this unit, students focus on the production of a cohesive folio of finished artworks resulting from the exploration of ideas and media in the Unit 3 design process ... Right Panel
VCE Visual Communications And Design Unit 1
Students practise their ability to draw what they observe and they use visualisation drawing methods to explore their own ideas and concepts. Students develop an understanding of the importance of presentation drawings to clearly communicate their fi... ... VCE Visual Communications and Design Unit 1 ... This unit focuses on using visual language to communicate messages, ideas and concepts. This involves acquiring and applying design thinking skills as well as drawing skills to make messages, ideas and concepts visible and tangible ... Right Panel
VCE Visual Communications And Design Unit 2
Areas of Study• Area of study 1 – Technical drawing in context • Area of study 2 – Type and imagery• Area of study 3 – Applying the design process OutcomesOn completion of this unit the student should be able to: Outc... ... VCE Visual Communications and Design Unit 2 ... This unit focuses on the application of visual communication design knowledge, design thinking skills and drawing methods to create visual communications to meet specific purposes in designated design fields ... Right Panel
VCE Visual Communications And Design Unit 3
Through practical investigation and analysis of existing visual communications, students gain insight into how the selection of methods, media, materials and the application of design elements and design principles can create effective visual communi... ... VCE Visual Communications and Design Unit 3 ... In this unit students gain an understanding of the process designers employ to structure their thinking and communicate ideas with clients, target audiences, other designers and specialists ... Right Panel
VCE Visual Communications And Design Unit 4
Design Development and Presentation In this unit the student focuses on the development of design concepts and two final presentations of visual communications to meet the requirements of the brief. This involves applying the design process twice to ... ... VCE Visual Communications and Design Unit 4 ... There are two elements to this unit: Design Development and Presentation - and - Designing to a Brief ... Right Panel
Year 7 Information Technology: Applications
Year 7 Information Technology ... Applications ... AimsThe Information Technology program provides students with the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for creating products that effectively either solve a problem or meet a need. Students also develop skills in generating and c... ... Right Panel
Year 7 Information Technology: IResearch And IPresent
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Year 8 Information Technology
Year 8 Information Technology ... Page Headline ... AimsThe Information Technology program provides students with the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for creating products that effectively either solve a problem or meet a need. Students also develop skills in generating and c... ... Right Panel
Year 8 Information Technology - Robotics
Year 8 Information Technology ... Robotics ... AimsThe Robotics program provides students with the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for creating robots that effectively either solve a problem or meet a need. Students also develop skills in generating and communicating ide... ... Right Panel
Year 9 Information Technology: Creative Animation
AimsThe Information Technology program provides students with the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for creating products that effectively either solve a problem or meet a need. Students also develop skills in generating and c... ... Year 9 Information Technology ... Creative Animation ... Right Panel
Year 9 Information Technology - DIY Apps
AimsThe Information Technology program provides students with the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for creating products that effectively either solve a problem or meet a need. Students also develop skills in generating and c... ... Year 9 Information Technology ... DIY Apps ... Right Panel
Year 10 Information Technology - Creative Animation
Year 10 Information Technology ... Creative Animation ... AimsThe Information Technology program provides students with the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for creating products that effectively either solve a problem or meet a need. Students also develop skills in generating and c... ... Right Panel
Year 10 Information Technology - DIY Apps
Year 10 Information Technology ... DIY Apps ... AimsThe Information Technology program provides students with the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for creating products that effectively either solve a problem or meet a need. Students also develop skills in generating and c... ... Right Panel
VCE Unit 1 Information Technology - IT In Action
AimsThis unit focuses on how individuals and organisations use, and can be affected by, ICT in their daily lives. Students acquire and apply a range of knowledge and skills to manipulate different data types such as numeric, text, sound and images (s... ... VCE Unit 1 Information Technology ... IT in Action ... Right Panel
VCE Unit 2 Information Technology - IT Pathways
VCE Unit 2 Information Technology ... IT Pathways ... AimsThis unit focuses on how individuals and organisations use ICT to meet a range of purposes. Students apply a range of knowledge and skills to create solutions, including those that have been produced using a programming or scripting language, to ... ... Right Panel
VCE Unit 3 Information Technology - Applications
VCE Unit 3 Information Technology ... Applications ... AimsThe focus of Unit 3 is the World Wide Web and how it supports the information needs of individuals, communities and organisations. Students investigate the design and technical underpinnings of different types of websites that support the varying... ... Right Panel
VCE Unit 4 Information Technology - Applications
VCE Unit 4 Information Technology ... Applications ... AimsIn this unit students focus on how ICT is used by organisations to solve ongoing information problems and on the strategies used to protect the integrity and security of data and information. Students will create solutions to information problems... ... Right Panel
Year 7 French
The learning of French enables students to engage more actively in our global community. In studying the language they are able to communicate at a basic level, as well as form an appreciation of the culture. In addition to this they gain a linguisti... ... Year 7 French ... Aims ... Right Panel
Year 7 Japanese
The learning of Japanese enables students to engage more actively in our global community. In studying the language they are able to communicate at a basic level in the language, as well as form an appreciation of the culture. In addition to this the... ... Year 7 Japanese ... Aims ... Right Panel
Year 8 French
The learning of French at Year 8 enables students to engage more meaningfully in the language and works towards building upon previously learnt material to ensure that they are able to communicate at a basic level in the language, whilst continuing t... ... Year 8 French ... Aims ... Right Panel
Year 8 Japanese
The learning of Japanese at Year 8 enables students to engage more meaningfully in the language and works towards building upon previously learnt material to ensure that they are able to communicate at a basic level in the language, whilst continuing... ... Year 8 Japanese ... Aims ... Right Panel
Year 8 Latin Alive - An Introduction To The Classical World
Year 8 Latin Alive - An Introduction to the Classical World ... Aims ... Latin Alive: An Introduction to the Classical World aims to familiarise students with a selected range of cultural, historical and linguistic aspects of Classical Rome and Ancient Greece. Extracts from a range of ancient sources (read in translation)... ... Right Panel
Year 9 French
As language is an accumulative study, the Year 9 French course is designed to build upon previously learnt material, as well as introduce students to new language to assist them in their endeavours to communicate effectively and confidently using nat... ... Year 9 French ... Aims ... Right Panel
Year 9 Latin
Year 9 Latin is an introductory, accelerated course that aims to produce graduates who are informed and independent readers of Classical Latin. The curriculum is designed to lead onto the VCE and ensures that the student develops her skills of: compr... ... Year 9 Latin ... Aims ... Right Panel
Year 10 French
As language is an accumulative study, the Year 10 French course is designed to build upon previously learnt material, as well as introduce students to new language to assist them in their endeavours to communicate effectively and confidently using na... ... Year 10 French ... Aims ... Right Panel
Year 10 Japanese
As language is an accumulative study, the Year 10 Japanese course is designed to build upon previously learnt material, as well as introduce students to new language to assist them in their endeavours to communicate effectively and confidently using ... ... Year 10 Japanese ... Aims ... Right Panel
Year 10 Latin
Year 10 Latin is an accelerated course that aims to produce graduates who are informed and independent readers of Classical Latin. The curriculum is designed to lead onto the VCE and ensures that the student consolidates her understanding of the conc... ... Year 10 Latin ... Aims ... Right Panel
VCE French: Unit 1
VCE French - Unit 1 ... Aims ... The study of French at the VCE level aims to enhance the overall education of the student through: increasing the opportunities and ability to communicate effectively in the language on a range of topics, whilst promoting cross-cultural understanding... ... Right Panel
VCE French Unit 2
VCE French - Unit 2 ... Aims ... The study of French at the VCE level aims to enhance the overall education of the student through: increasing the opportunities and ability to communicate effectively in the language on a range of topics, whilst promoting cross-cultural understanding... ... Right Panel
VCE French - Unit 3
VCE French - Unit 3 ... Aims ... The study of French at the VCE level aims to enhance the overall education of the student through: increasing the opportunities and ability to communicate effectively in the language on a range of topics, whilst promoting cross-cultural understanding... ... Right Panel
VCE French - Unit 4
VCE French - Unit 4 ... Aims ... The study of French at the VCE level aims to enhance the overall education of the student through: increasing the opportunities and ability to communicate effectively in the language on a range of topics, whilst promoting cross-cultural understanding... ... Right Panel
VCE Japanese - Unit 1
VCE Japanese - Unit 1 ... Aims ... The study of Japanese at the VCE level aims to enhance the overall education of the student through: increasing the opportunities and ability to communicate effectively in the language on a range of topics, whilst promoting cross-cultural understandi... ... Right Panel
VCE Japanese - Unit 2
VCE Japanese - Unit 2 ... Aims ... The study of Japanese at the VCE level aims to enhance the overall education of the student through: increasing the opportunities and ability to communicate effectively in the language on a range of topics, whilst promoting cross-cultural understandi... ... Right Panel
VCE Japanese - Unit 3
VCE Japanese - Unit 3 ... Aims ... The study of Japanese at the VCE level aims to enhance the overall education of the student through: increasing the opportunities and ability to communicate effectively in the language on a range of topics, whilst promoting cross-cultural understandi... ... Right Panel
VCE Japanese - Unit 4
VCE Japanese - Unit 4 ... Aims ... The study of Japanese at the VCE level aims to enhance the overall education of the student through: increasing the opportunities and ability to communicate effectively in the language on a range of topics, whilst promoting cross-cultural understandi... ... Right Panel
VCE Latin - Unit 1
VCE Latin - Unit 1 ... Aims ... The study of Classical Latin at the VCE level provides an opportunity for the student to gain an understanding of the history, literature and culture of the Greco-Roman world. The student will translate a range of original texts, including poetic, hi... ... Right Panel
VCE Latin - Unit 2
The study of Classical Latin at the VCE level provides an opportunity for the student to gain an understanding of the history, literature and culture of the Greco-Roman world. The student will translate a range of original texts, including poetic, hi... ... VCE Latin - Unit 2 ... Aims ... Right Panel
VCE Latin - Unit 3
VCE Latin - Unit 3 ... Aims ... The study of Classical Latin at the VCE level provides an opportunity for the student to gain an understanding of the history, literature and culture of the Greco-Roman world. The student will translate a range of original texts, including poetic, hi... ... Right Panel
VCE Latin - Unit 4
VCE Latin - Unit 4 ... Aims ... The study of Classical Latin at the VCE level provides an opportunity for the student to gain an understanding of the history, literature and culture of the Greco-Roman world. The student will study a range of original texts, including poetic, histor... ... Right Panel
Year 9 Japanese
As language is an accumulative study, the Year 9 Japanese course is designed to build upon previously learnt material, as well as introduce students to new language to assist them in their endeavours to communicate effectively and confidently using n... ... Year 9 Japanese ... Aims ... Right Panel
2014 French Village Fair
The Sacré Cœur Parents’ Association is again holding the French Village Fair. This community-building and fun-filled event will once again be jam-packed with things to do, see and buy: rides, second-hand books, jam and preserves, S... ... 2014 French Village Fair ... Become involved! ... Right Panel
Year 11 Media Unit 1
Media Unit 1 ... Representation and technologies of representation ... In this unit students develop an understanding of the relationship between the media, technology and the representations present in media forms. They study the relationships between media technologies, audiences and society. Students develop practica... ... Right Panel
Year 11 Media Unit 2
In this unit students develop their understanding of the specialist production stages and roles within the collaborative organisation of media production. Students participate in specific stages of a media production, developing practical skills in t... ... Year 11 Media Unit 2 ... Media production and the media industry ... Right Panel
Parent Portal Redirection
Parent Portal Redirection ... Dear Students, Staff and Parents, ... As we are upgrading our portal between 16 -23 January you will not be able to access it in this time. If there are any resources that you urgently need to access in this period, please email email@example.com or call 9835 2791 and we will endea... ... Right Panel
2017 Scholarships Are Now Closed
... Thank you for your interest in scholarships at Sacré Cœur. Sacré Cœur offers the following scholarships at the Principal's discretionAcademic scholarships for Years 5 and 7General Excellence scholarships for Years 9, 1... ... 2017 Scholarships are now closed ... Right Panel
At Sacré Cœur, we believe that positive relationships lie at the heart of learning and for children to be ready to learn, they must firstly feel happy and secure. How to get along with others, how to form positive and life giving relatio... ... “Let us look at each child with deep respect. She is made in the image of God and already it exists in her the capacity to choose all that is good if we take the time to awaken her reason and to help her to put into practice her capacity for reflec... ... Restorative Practices at Sacré Cœur ... Right Panel
Congratulations to our dux Eleanor (Elly) Twomey, who achieved an ATAR of 99.65 which included two study scores of 50, for Australian History and Legal Studies. In addition to her academic work, Elly was active in many other school activities. She wa... ... 2015 VCE Results ... Once again, we are very proud of the achievements of our VCE students. ... Right Panel
2016 School Photos
Student photos will be taken on Wednesday 3 February 2016 by Arthur Reed Photos. Online ordering is convenient on their mobile friendly website. My School Code: SRC254 ... ... 2016 School Photos ... Right Panel
2015 Foundation Golf Day
2015 Foundation Golf Day ... ... The fourth annual golf day was another successful day at the Commonwealth Golf Club. 21 teams competed in an Ambrose event on Monday 27 April and helped raise funds for the Sacré Cœur Foundation Building Fund. Although a much cooler day ... ... Right Panel
2015 Shining Light - Voices Of Inspiration
The Shining Light Series continues ... 2015 Voices of Inspiration ... On Friday evening, despite a cool and wet outlook, members of the Sacré Cœur community gathered for canapés and drinks to be inspired by speakers from our own current student body, a recent past student and our key note speaker a... ... Right Panel
2016 Foundation Golf Day
Click on the image above to go straight to the TryBooking site Click here to download an interactive PDF Sponsorship Form ... Join us at the 2016 Foundation Golf Day! ... 11.30am Monday 18 April - Commonwealth Golf Club ... Right Panel
2015 VCE Results
2015 VCE Results ://www.sacrecoeur.vic.edu.au/2015-vce-results
Virtual Tour tual-tour
Request A Prospectus
Request a Prospectus spectus
Brynmawr Society Reception
Brynmawr Society Reception
Chapel Concert And Music Awards Evening
Chapel Concert and Music Awards Evening
Year 12 VTAC Parent Information Evening
Year 12 VTAC Parent Information Evening
GLS Breakfast n us for the 2016 GLS Breakfast - 'Three Women, Three Journeys' with Guest Speakers...Monique Van Den Boom: Genazzano (1997)Senior ProsthetistDee Madigan: Loreto Toorak (1987)Campaign Edge AdvertisingLibby Lyons: Sacré Cœur (197... s://www.trybooking.com/Booking/BookingEventSummary.aspx?eid=201345
Alumnae Luncheon 1960s
Alumnae Luncheon 1960s
Year 6 Graduation Mass - 10am - Chapel And Florence Buckley Hall
Year 6 Graduation Mass - 10am - Chapel and Florence Buckley Hall
Joigny Musical - Eldon Hogan PAC, Xavier College
Joigny Musical - Eldon Hogan PAC, Xavier College
Joigny Parent/Teacher Interviews To 5pm
Joigny Parent/Teacher Interviews to 5pm
Joigny Parent/Teacher Interviews To 8pm
Joigny Parent/Teacher Interviews to 8pm
Joigny Easter Service - 2.30pm - Florence Buckley Hall
Joigny Easter Service - 2.30pm - Florence Buckley Hall
Joigny Year 3 Mass - 9.35am In The Chapel
Joigny Year 3 Mass - 9.35am in the Chapel
Years 5-12 Leadership Mass - 9.35am - Duchesne Gymnasium
Years 5-12 Leadership Mass - 9.35am - Duchesne Gymnasium
Joigny Year 5 Mass - 9.35am In The Chapel
Joigny Year 5 Mass - 9.35am in the Chapel
Joigny Year 4 Mass In The Chapel 9.35am
Joigny Year 4 Mass in the Chapel 9.35am
First Eucharist - 7pm - Chapel And Kirby Centre
First Eucharist - 7pm - Chapel and Kirby Centre
Sacred Heart Day And Mass (9.15am)
Sacred Heart Day and Mass (9.15am)
Reconciliation For First Eucharist Class - 9-10am - Chapel
Reconciliation for First Eucharist class - 9-10am - Chapel
Joigny Year 1/2 Mass 9.35am In The Chapel
Joigny Year 1/2 Mass 9.35am in the Chapel
Mother/Daughter Mass And Breakfast
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Joigny Parent/Daughter Eucharist Information Evening 7pm In The Kirby Centre
Joigny Parent/Daughter Eucharist Information Evening 7pm in the Kirby Centre
Father/Daughter Mass And Breakfast
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Parent/Daughter Reconciliation Information Evening - 7pm In The Kirby Centre
Parent/Daughter Reconciliation Information Evening - 7pm in the Kirby Centre
Year 7 2017 Orientation Day
Year 7 2017 Orientation Day
Concerto Concert - 7.30pm Chapel
Concerto Concert - 7.30pm Chapel
Joigny Music Concert - 7pm Florence Buckley Hall
Joigny Music Concert - 7pm Florence Buckley Hall
Joigny Musical - Eldon Hogan PAC, Xavier College
Joigny Musical - Eldon Hogan PAC, Xavier College
Parents' Association - 2016 First Meeting - 7.30pm In The Parlour
Parents' Association - 2016 first meeting - 7.30pm in the Parlour
School Tour ://www.trybooking.com/Booking/BookingEventSummary.aspx?eid=82660
Carols In The Cathedral
Carols in the Cathedral
Sacré Cœur Foundation AGM
Notice of MeetingYou are invited to attend the Sacré Cœur Foundation Ltd Annual General Meeting to be held in the Parlour at Sacré Cœur 172 Burke Road Glen Iris on Wednesday 27 April 2016 at 7.30PM Copies of t... é Cœur Foundation AGM
Sacré Cœur Foundation Annual Golf Day
Sacré Cœur Foundation Annual Golf Day ://www.trybooking.com/Booking/BookingEventSummary.aspx?eid=20349
St. Madeline Sophie's Feast Day
St. Madeline Sophie's Feast Day
Senior Art Exhibition
Senior Art Exhibition
Senior Art Exhibition
Senior Art Exhibition
VCE Exams Commence To 18 November
VCE Exams commence to 18 November
Mid-term Break - Melbourne Cup Day
Mid-term Break - Melbourne Cup Day
Assessment And Report Writing Day - Staff Only
Assessment and Report Writing Day - Staff only
Year 9 And 10 Camps
Year 9 and 10 Camps
Year 9 And 10 Camps
Year 9 and 10 Camps
Year 9 And 10 Camps
Year 9 and 10 Camps
Year 9 And 10 Camps
Year 9 and 10 Camps
Secondary Parent/Teacher Night
Secondary Parent/Teacher Night
Joigny Parent/Teacher Interviews To 5pm
Joigny Parent/Teacher Interviews to 5pm
Senior Art Exhibition Opening
Senior Art Exhibition opening
Assessment And Report Writing Day - Staff Only
Assessment and Report Writing Day - Staff only
Music Camp Departs
Music Camp departs
Music Camp Returns 6pm
Music Camp returns 6pm
Secondary School Music Concert - Melbourne Recital Centre
Secondary School Music Concert - Melbourne Recital Centre
Year 8 City Cite
Year 8 City Cite
Year 8 City Cite
Year 8 City Cite
Year 8 City Cite
Year 8 City Cite
Year 8 City Cite
Year 8 City Cite
Year 8 City Cite
Year 8 City Cite
Secondary Parent/Teacher Night
Secondary Parent/Teacher Night
Joigny Parent/Teacher Interviews To 8.30pm
Joigny Parent/Teacher Interviews to 8.30pm
Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
Joigny Wellbeing Interviews 3.30-6pm
Joigny Wellbeing Interviews 3.30-6pm -6pm
Scholarship Testing am Scholarship Testing
Joigny Wellbeing Interviews 3.30-6pm
Joigny Wellbeing Interviews 3.30-6pm -6pm
International Womens' Day Breakfast
International Womens' Day Breakfast am Kirby
Young Alumnae Welcome Drinks
Young Alumnae welcome drinks -9.30pm in the Kirby
Secondary School Parent/Teacher Night
Secondary school Parent/Teacher night
Year 7 Camp Departs
Kinglake 7 camp departs
Secondary School Parent/Teacher Night
Secondary school Parent/Teacher night
Parents' Association Annual General Meeting
Parents' Association Annual General Meeting
Joigny Mass In The Chapel 9.35am
Joigny Mass in the Chapel 9.35am
Year 5 Camp Departs
Grantville 5 camp departs
Year 5 Camp Returns
Year 5 camp returns
Joigny Grandparents' And Special Friends Afternoon
Joigny Grandparents' and Special Friends Afternoon
Preps Commence Term 1
Preps finish 12.30pm s commence Term 1
Senior School House Swimming
Senior School House Swimming
Parents New To VCE Information Evening
Parents new to VCE Information Evening
School Photos P - Year 12
School photos P - Year 12 am onwards
Open Day m
Joigny Family Picnic
Joigny Family Picnic y and Courtyard
Joigny House Swimming Carnival
to 3pm ny House Swimming Carnival
Senior School Subject Selection Evening 7.30pm In The Florence Buckley Hall
Senior School Subject Selection evening 7.30pm in the Florence Buckley Hall
Notre Monde Subject Selection Evening 7.30pm In The JES
Notre Monde Subject Selection evening 7.30pm in the JES
Year 7 Information Evening 7.30pm In The Florence Buckley Hall
Year 7 Information Evening 7.30pm in the Florence Buckley Hall
Year 7 2017 Testing 8.30am - 1.30pm
Year 7 2017 Testing 8.30am - 1.30pm
Year 8 Information Evening 7.30pm In The Florence Buckley Hall
Year 8 Information Evening 7.30pm in the Florence Buckley Hall
Year 9 Information Evening 7.30pm In The JES
Year 9 Information Evening 7.30pm in the JES
Year 10 Information Evening 7.30pm In The Kirby
Year 10 Information Evening 7.30pm in the Kirby
Years 11 And 12 Information Evening 7.30pm In The Florence Buckley Hall
Years 11 and 12 Information Evening 7.30pm in the Florence Buckley Hall
Year 10 Work Experience
Year 10 Work Experience
2017 VCE Book Pickup - 21 November 2015 (11am – 1pm) Kirby Centre
2017 VCE book pickup - 21 November 2015 (11am – 1pm) Kirby Centre
Joigny Information Evening 7.30pm In The Kirby
Joigny Information Evening 7.30pm in the Kirby
Second-hand Book Pick Up - 21 November From The JES Between 8am-12pm (tbc)
Second-hand book pick up - 21 November from the JES between 8am-12pm (tbc)
Year 10 Work Experience
Year 10 Work Experience
VALE Evening – Kooyong
night includes a two course meal, and all academic and service awards. 7.30pm-11pm. Evening – Kooyong
Year 7 And New Parents' Parents' Association Welcome Drinks - Kirby Centre 7.30pm
Year 7 and new parents' Parents' Association Welcome Drinks - Kirby Centre 7.30pm
Parents' Association Welcome Morning Tea – In The Parlour After Drop-off
Parents' Association welcome Morning tea – in the Parlour after drop-off
Year 7 And New Students Orientation Morning
Year 7 and new students Orientation morning
Christmas Day Additional Holiday*
Christmas Day Additional Holiday* tricted Trading Day Note: In 2016 Christmas Day falls on a Sunday and as a result there is an additional holiday on Tuesday 27 December 2016. Boxing Day remains on 26 December.
Mid-term Break 2016 - Melbourne Cup Day
Mid-term Break 2016 - Melbourne Cup Day
Australia Day Public Holiday
Australia Day Public Holiday
Prep–Year 10 2016 Book Pickup 28 January (9am–1pm) Gymnasium
Prep–Year 10 2016 book pickup 28 January (9am–1pm) Gymnasium
Easter Monday Public Holiday
Easter Monday Public Holiday
Good Friday Public Holiday
Good Friday Public Holiday
Anzac Day Public Holiday
Anzac Day Public Holiday
Queens Birthday Public Holiday
Queens Birthday Public Holiday
Staff Commence Term 1 2016
Staff commence Term 1 2016
All Students Years 1-12 Commence Term 1 2016
All students Years 1-12 commence Term 1 2016
Mid-term Break 2016
Mid-term Break 2016
Term 4 2016 Ends (Carols) - To Be Confirmed
Term 4 2016 ends (Carols) - to be confirmed
Staff Commence Term 3 2016
Staff commence Term 3 2016
Students Commence Term 3 2016
Students commence Term 3 2016
Term 3 2016 Ends
Term 3 2016 ends
Term 4 2016 Commences
Term 4 2016 commences
Labour Day Public Holiday
Labour Day Public Holiday
Term 1 2016 Ends
Term 1 2016 ends
Staff Commence Term 2 2016
Staff commence Term 2 2016
Students Commence Term 2 2016
Students commence Term 2 2016
Term 2 2016 Ends
Term 2 2016 ends
Now Enrolling Prep 2017
To request a Prospectus k here ://www.sacrecoeur.vic.edu.au/prospectus enrolling Prep 2017
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2016 High Achievers
2016 High Achievers ://www.sacrecoeur.vic.edu.au/files/media/2016_files/dux_speech_ellie.pdf 2015 High Achievers Address Elly Twomey it here
Meet Our 2016-2017 Blue Ribbons
Meet our 2016-2017 Blue Ribbons ughout Term 3, the Year 11 students, as part of their Pastoral Program, have had the opportunity to think about ,discuss and workshop ideas about modern leadership. This has helped them prepare well for the exciting challenge of leading the stude... congratulate all of the girls named and thank all those who put their hand up for leadership. We also congratulate the current Blue Ribbon Team of 2015/2016 who have led the school with pride and distinction.
GLS Breakfast - Three Women Three Journeys
GLS Breakfast - Three Women Three Journeys morning the communities of Genazzano, Loreto Toorak and Sacré Cœur gathered in the MCC Dining Room at the MCG for the 14th Annual GLC Breakfast. An alumna from each school shared the story of their journey since leaving school; Dee Madigan (Lo... tured above L-R: Alumnae Association President Marisa Reid (1983) , Libby Lyons, School Captains Isobel O'Malley and Freya Rodway and Sacré Cœur Principal Maureen Ryan
Sacré Cœur Science Tall Poppies Engage Joigny Girls
Sacré Cœur Science Tall Poppies engage Joigny girls Sacré Cœur Science Tall Poppies team recently hosted a Joigny Science Trivia session. Each table consisted of girls from a variety of year levels. There were an array of different questions, with picture questions aimed at younger year levels a... the girls throughly enjoyed the activity and were very enthusiastic in answering questions. In the end, there was just one point separating 1st and 2nd places. We hope that the girls become more inspired to pursue science later in their edu...
Engaging Girls With Code
Engaging girls with Code ntly Angeline Yannopoulos our IT Teacher and Robocup Co-ordinator presented "Engaging girls with Code" at a coding conference. She opened with this statement "when I first tried coding - a Java 101 unit in my first year of university - I hated it... ging Girls with Code Here’s the thing - when I first tried coding - a Java 101 unit in my first year of university - I hated it. It was hard, taught in a very dull and unengaging way, I felt like nothing I did worked and I hit a wall. I dec...
What A Great Way To Wrap Up PE Week - Anabelle Smith!
What a great way to wrap up PE Week - Anabelle Smith! e was a huge buzz of excitement in the Kirby Centre today when the majority of our Secondary school students gathered for the final event in PE Week, Sports Trivia. Our Head of Sport, Walter Tedde sent a reminder email...perhaps it was responsibl... letting you know that the PE week Trivia Quiz is on in the Kirby at lunchtime. Big deal, I hear you say… Well it will be a big deal, because it’s not every day an Olympic Bronze Medallist will be in attendance! No prizes for guessin...
Girls; Bavery Vs Perfection
Girls; Bavery Vs Perfection Alliance of Girls' Schools Australasia recently published a TED talk presented by Reshma Saujani, the founder of Girls Who Code. We're raising our girls to be perfect, and we're raising our boys to be brave, says Reshma Saujani, the founder of Gi... s is a truly inspiring presentation, watch it here.
To Cap Off A Great National Science Week At Sacré Cœur...
News has come through that Hayley Yates Year 11 has been selected to participate in the 2017 National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) at the ANU in Canberra during January 2017 ap off a great National Science Week at Sacré Cœur... year Isabella Smith was given the opportunity to participate in this prestigeous form and recently shared an outstanding presentation at assembly recently of how NYSF was a life changing experience for her this year. Sacré Cœur ...
To Cap Off A Great National Science Week At Sacré Cœur...
To cap off a great National Science Week at Sacré Cœur... has just come through that Hayley Yates Year 11 has been selected to participate in the 2017 National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) at the ANU in Canberra during January 2017 015 Isabella Smith received this incredible opportunity and recently shared an outstanding presentation at assembly of how NYSF was a life changing experience for her this year. Sacré Cœur has a long and proud history of g...
Congratulations To Our Theatre Sports Teams!
Congratulations to our Theatre Sports teams! imaginative and valiant theatre students have just competed at the Inter-School Theatre Sports Challenge for the first time. We are very excited to report that our Year 8 team came 1st in the Intermediate Level! Year 9/10 team in the Senior level also performed extremely well, but were up against some very experienced teams. Theatre Sports is improvised performance, which involves quick thinking, imagination, teamwork and positive risk-taking. Our partic...
It Is National Science Week!
Monday lunch time in the Experimedia Room saw students participating in Sewn Circuits, the activity combined making things with fabric and electronics. Tuesday the Kirby was a hub of excitement with the Rubik's cube competition Wednesday we have Lego... s National Science Week! Sacré Cœur Science faculty have organised a daily program of activities to celebrate National Science Week
From Concept To Classroom – STEM Research
From concept to classroom – STEM research ughout August, the ACER Teacher magazine is exploring the theme of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning. Today’s article shares a review of evidence-based practice for primary STEM teaching. Although decisions about ... : STEM, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, research news, short articles While the need for STEM-related expertise in the workforce is growing, the number of students choosing STEM subjects at second...
Congratulations To Anabelle (Belle) Smith (alumnae 2010) And Diving Partner Maddison Keeney On Winning Rio Bronze!
Congratulations to Anabelle (Belle) Smith (alumnae 2010) and diving partner Maddison Keeney on winning Rio Bronze! ralian divers Maddison Keeney and Anabelle Smith have pulled off a sensational come-from-behind performance to claim 3m Synchro Olympic bronze by less than a point. Keeney and Smith, who came to Rio as genuine medal contenders, lagged in eighth a... cle courtesy of Yahoo 7 Sport "We both feel like we're dreaming and it's not really real because we thought we weren't in with a medal chance after our first couple of dives," said London Olympian Smith. "But we just hung in there and had fun the...
Tegan Joiner Has Won The Salvation Army’s ‘Hidden Others’ Short Film Competition!
Tegan Joiner has won the Salvation Army’s ‘Hidden Others’ short film competition! anted to share with everyone the success of Tegan Joiner; a Year 11 student, who has won the Salvation Army’s ‘Hidden Others’ short film competition! We also had another entry make the top three – Elizabeth Busch. was announced via the Salvo’s Facebook page. Tegan’s video is also features on the Media.Art.Design YouTube channel. What a fantastic outcome for Tegan, the Salvos and Sacré Cœur; and a great example of how our students ...
Welcoming A New Superior General
Lighting the Founder’s Candle The photo below shows Barbara lighting the candle that was by the bedside of St Madeleine Sophie Barat at the time of her death. It is a tradition for each new Superior General to light Sophie’s candle. Outgo... oming a new Superior General Australia New Zealand Province welcomes the election of Barbara Dawson RSCJ as Superior General of the Society of the Sacred Heart. We ask you to pray for her as she begins her eight year term.
100 Days Of Prep!
100 days of Prep! much anticipated day has finally arrived...today was our 2016 Prep class' 100th day! Period 1 was spent decorating crowns with their parents followed by many activities centred on the number 100. At the end of the day our Preps chose a '100' acti...
Congratulations To Kirsten Arnold, Year 10, For Being Awarded A Growing Tall Poppies Award!
Congratulations to Kirsten Arnold, Year 10, for being awarded a Growing Tall Poppies Award! e are five of these awards each year across Victorian schools so this is an outstanding achievement. Kirsten will be working to raise the profile of STEM subjects at Sacré Cœur this year and next. History of the Growing Tall Poppies Science Partnership Program The inception of Growing Tall Poppies Program was in 2008. The history of how the idea crystallised is a tale of human serendipity that lead to a partnership that has helped girls in...
Congratulations To Tegan Joiner And Elizabeth Busch For Having Their Films Selected As Finalists In The Salvation Army's Hidden Others: Short Film Competition
Here is what Jayne Campbell from the Salvation Army emailed to Jade Jackson, our Digital Learning Co-ordinator and Media Teacher: Dear Jade Congratulations, I have some great news for you. Two of the films entered by your school have been ... 'Hidden Others: Short Film Competition' is for young people aged 12-18 years to create a short film that breaks stereotypes of and raises awareness of youth homelessness in Australia. Links to the films can be found within the article. ratulations to Tegan Joiner and Elizabeth Busch for having their films selected as finalists in the Salvation Army's Hidden Others: Short Film Competition
Sacred Heart 2016 Olympic Athletes!
Sacred Heart 2016 Olympic Athletes! ll know about our very own Anabelle Smith competing in the Sychronised Diving at the Rio Olympics and we have just discovered there are other athletes from our Sacred Heart Sister Schools competing too! ck here to find out who they are!
It Has Been A Very Busy Languages Week!
The Languages Faculty has done a fantastic job preparing a plethora of activities for staff and students to be engaged in to celebrate Languages Week. Everything from Quoits, Boules and Sumo Suit competitions, learning Origami and decorating a Tanaba... r activities included selling Pizza, French Groceries and Yakisoba noodles, a visit from a Japanese storyteller followed by a workshop where students make Japanese dolls from beautiful ‘washi’ paper, to creating a giant waving hand in... as been a very busy Languages Week!
Insights Into The Year Of Mercy
Insights into the Year of Mercy he evening of 25 July, Rev Dr Elio Capra (a Salesian priest) engaged a large number of staff in a reflection upon the nature of the Year of Mercy and its practical implications. Fr Elio focused upon the centrality of the unconditional forgiveness... Year of Mercy Logo
Anabelle Smith Dropped By Today To Chat With Our Year 3, 4 And 5 Students
Anabelle Smith dropped by today to chat with our Year 3, 4 and 5 students ng just finished packing her bags for the Olympics in Rio, alumna Anabelle Smith (2010) kindly took the time to visit Sacré Cœur to talk about her previous Olympic and Commonwealth Games experiences and share with us her excitement about qualif... girls had the opportunity to ask lots of really interesting questions about her technique, training schedule, how she came to be involved in Diving and were very excited to hear about the famous athletes Anabelle has met, Usain Bolt and David Be...
Sacré Cœur Students Reach Finals Of The Alliance Franҫaise Competitions!
In the Secondary School, we have fifteen students from Year 7, twelve students from Year 8, ten students from Year 9 and six from Year 10 who have also made it through to the finals. congratulations to these girls and we wish them every success in th... é Cœur students reach finals of the Alliance Franҫaise Competitions! erm 2, after weeks of preparation, the Years 3-6 Joigny students presented their French poetry recitals before the Alliance Franҫaise judges here at Sacré Cœur. We are delighted to announce that of the 140 Joigny students who entered the compe...
Me & My Mentor: Sacré Cœur's Felicity Albrecht And Emma Walling
Me & My Mentor: Sacré Cœur's Felicity Albrecht and Emma Walling ng Term 2 2016 The Weekly Review's Journalist, Melissa Heagney, asked Sacré Cœur to nominate a staff member and a student for the July 2016 the Me and My Mentor feature. Read further to find out why Felicity and Emma were chosen. city Albrecht is a Latin teacher who loves to pass on her knowledge of the ancient classics. She also loves to play the ukulele and learn hula dances – some of which she performs for her devoted students while chanting Latin verbs. Felicity...
Tools That Take You Out Of School And Into The World
Joanna Kalowski's Curriculum Vitae is as varied and as vibrant as was her presentation. She speaks French and Italian. Her professional roles have included: teacher, journalist, advocate, adult educator, instructional design management consulta... s that take you out of school and into the world Year 12 students, who are at a very important juncture in their lives- on the brink of completing their secondary years of schooling and in the process of developing their young adult identities experienced a most rewarding opportunity. They enga...
Sacré Cœur Believes In The Value Of A Cross-curricular Approach To Education
Sacré Cœur believes in the value of a cross-curricular approach to education Science you learn about the lungs and breathing. However, you also learn and apply this knowledge in PE/PDH, Drama and Music. The impact of air quality is studied in Geography. Furthermore, there are implications for Mathematics in measurement an... 1st Century curriculum Collaboration in teaching writing skills Strategic planning to meet future challenges The phrase ‘cross-curricular’ is often referred to in schools as a concept to implement, but a lack of clarity about this amo...
Congratulations To Ms Beryl McMillan, Our Director Of Community Relations For Being Honoured With An OAM In The 2016 Queen's Birthday Honours List
Beryl is due to attend a medal presentation ceremony in September/October this year. Congratulations on receiving such an extremely well deserved recognition of many years of dedication to empowering women. Additional Honors & AwardsFellow o... ratulations to Ms Beryl McMillan, our Director of Community Relations for being honoured with an OAM in the 2016 Queen's Birthday Honours List l was named in the official list of recipients in The Queen’s Birthday 2016 Honours List receiving a Medal of the Order of Australia for service to community and to women, particularly through Zonta International. This is a big achievement espe...
Sacré Cœur Celebrates Humanities Week!
A week full of activities has been planned by the Humanities faculty including a daily quiz for everyone to participate in and stickers to wear to celebrate Humanities Week. On Friday there is always a sense of excitement in anticipation for the staf... é Cœur celebrates Humanities Week! you guess who we have dressed up as?
Teacher Magazine Reports - School Educators Are Being Encouraged To Give Students More Information About STEM-related Careers.
Teacher Magazine reports - School educators are being encouraged to give students more information about STEM-related careers. w resource for teachers, parents and students from the Office of the Chief Scientist gives a snapshot of Australia's STEM (science, Technology, engineering and mathematics) workforce and the top occupations for STEM graduates. most common field of qualification for STEM graduates is Engineering (37 per cent), followed by Natural and Physical Sciences (29 per cent). What percentage of the workforce with STEM-related qualifications are female? And, what are the top occu...
This Week We Welcome Students From Our RSCJ Sister Schools!
Names of students L-R Meghan L with Opale H from St Joseph’s Reims, FranceSmilla M with Emie T from St Joseph’s Reims, FranceAmelia P with Elizabeth B from Duchesne Academy, Omaha Nebraska USAAnastasia K with Molly A from Duchesne Academ... week we welcome Students from our RSCJ sister schools! art of our ongoing global exchange program with students from several of our 150 Sacred Heart sister schools worldwide, we are looking forward to welcoming three students from Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart, Omaha, Nebraska and two from Rei...
The Sacré Cœur Community Welcomed Staff And Year 12 Students From Korowa Anglican Girls’ School To The Schools’ Annual Ecumenical Service.
The Sacré Cœur community welcomed staff and Year 12 students from Korowa Anglican Girls’ School to the schools’ annual Ecumenical service. Doswell, our Sacred Heart Prefect, greeted the congregation with the following words: "We gather today in the spirit of co-operation and unity. What unifies us is more than our geographical proximity or our common educational goals: We share com... share with you our Principal, Maureen Ryan's address I welcome you most warmly to our magnificent chapel and I particularly welcome the students and the staff from Korowa. To Mrs Helen Carmody, I welcome you to your first Ecumenical service share...
Motivated Minds - Putting Mindset Theory Into Practice
Motivated Minds - putting mindset theory into practice her, ACER's online magazine's Editor Jo Earp spoke to Associate Professor Jane Mitchell and Dr Sara Murray about a project that involved academics partnering with school leaders and staff to develop feedback strategies that promote a growth minds... bsp;Collaboration, feedback and a growth mindset Teacher Editor Jo Earp spoke to Associate Professor Jane Mitchell and Dr Sara Murray about a project that involved academics partnering with school leaders and staff to develop feedback s...
Find Out About Our 2016 Mother/Daughter Evening
Find out about our 2016 Mother/Daughter evening rge number of Year 8 students were involved in the inaugural Mother/Daughter evening hosted by Bill Jennings of Time and Space. The purpose of the evening was to stop and acknowledge the journey a mother or significant female and daughter have ta... hank to the following Year 8 mothers for their contributions to the evening; Lina Pepe, Anna Papa, Kimberly Patane, Anita Kelliher and Julie Holden for your contribution to the evening. Their insights both as either panel members and/or gro...
We Were Thrilled And Privileged To Welcome Professor Geoff Masters Chief Executive Officer From ACER To Sacré Cœur This Week!
We were thrilled and privileged to welcome Professor Geoff Masters Chief Executive Officer from ACER to Sacré Cœur this week! e has been much debate in recent years around education and the need for reform to better suit the world into which our students find themselves. All learning has always required personal attributes such as persistence and effort but now more tha... of the recent discussion points has been around assessment and its relationship to learning so we were thrilled to welcome Professor Geoff Masters Chief Executive Officer from ACER to Sacré Cœur this week where he worked with members...
Happy Sacred Heart Day!
Happy Sacred Heart Day! ng Sacred Heart Week, the Sacré Cœur community takes the opportunity to celebrate its rich tradition of 128 years of Sacred Heart Education. The week is full of activities, events, experiences and even a student Fête! Our 2016 Sacred Heart Foc... proceeds from this year’s Sacred Heart Mission Fête will be forwarded the RSCJ who work with the poor and marginalised in the Philippines. Late last year, the Northern Samar community was devastated by a typhoon. Many of the loca...
Congratulations To Matilda Vidler (Year 12) And Sisters, Elise (Year 7) And Aimee (Year 10) Faul, Who Were Recently Awarded A Local Sporting Champions Certificate And Grant From The Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP (Federal Member For Higgins)
Congratulations to Matilda Vidler (Year 12) and sisters, Elise (Year 7) and Aimee (Year 10) Faul, who were recently awarded a Local Sporting Champions Certificate and Grant from the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP (Federal Member for Higgins) Local Sporting Champions award and grant are given to junior elite athletes (aged between 12 and 18 years) to assist them in being able to compete at state or national level competitions, by providing financial assistance to offset the costs asso... ilda has been a highly successful Triathlete for some time and plans to use the grant to assist her with travelling to New Zealand for the Oceanic Triathlon Championships in late March 2016. Elise and Aimee are both up and coming stars in th...
2016 Premier's VCE Award
Each year students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the Victorian Certificate of Education are recognised at the Premier’s VCE Awards. The Premier’s VCE Awards 2016 were presented today at the Palladium at Crown and we are... Premier's VCE Award ie Tucker Premier’s VCE Awards 2016 were presented today at the Palladium at Crown and we are thrilled to announce three of our students are recipients this year!
Teaching And Learning With Humanoid Robots
A recent article from Teacher Magazine discusses ever-evolving robotics technology and how humanoid robots may be the future of student teaching, learning and curriculum. hing and Learning with Humanoid Robots hing and learning with humanoid robots Tags: STEM, computing, educational equipment, digital technology, evidence-based practice, research news, long reads Learning to write by teaching ... a robot Developing a nation of innovative thinkers Evide...
Sacré Cœur Makes The Australia's Great School Libraries List!
These three drivers represent vital elements of a student’s educational experience. They are building blocks for learning and underpin every aspect of the Australian Curriculum. However, Australia has a lon... é Cœur makes the Australia's Great School Libraries list! he same time as announcing the 2015 Great School Libraries, FAIR (Freedom of Access to Information and Resources) has published a new report on the impact of school libraries and teacher librarians on student outcomes, focusing on the three areas...
Our 2016 Concerto Concert
The repertoire this year included Concerto for Oboe in D minor by JS Bach, Allegro, Brandenburg Concerto No 4, Andante for two flutes and solo Violin by JS Bach, Shostakovich Piano Concerto No 2, Movement 2, and the 1st Movement of the Pergolesi Stab... 2016 Concerto Concert year the Concerto Concert included our most accomplished students. The Concerto musical form is defined as 'a musical composition for a solo instrument or instruments accompanied by an orchestra, especially one conceived on a relatively large sc...
Grandparents And Special Friends' Day!
Grandparents and Special Friends' Day! ny - Junior School students and Music staff held a wonderful concert for over 400 grandparents and special friends. Here is a picture of one of the many performances which were enjoyed by all. More details and photos of the afternoon will be publ...
What Is Differentiation And Why Is It Poorly Understood?
What is differentiation and why is it poorly understood? cent article in The Conversation's Education section explains "What is differentiation and why is it poorly understood?" Differentiation is a long word that sounds complicated but it just means teachers plan for the children who are actually in t... s the means by which schools fulfil their legal obligations to provide a quality education to all students. This includes Indigenous students, students from other language backgrounds, gifted students or those with disability. Why do we...
Dux Of 2015, Elly Twomey's Address At The High Achievers Assembly
Historically we open the school year with an Assembly to introduce our Prep students and also to recognise our previous year's Year 12 high achievers. However, this year the high achievers' recognition was slightly delayed as the Dux of 2015, Elly Tw... of 2015, Elly Twomey's address at the High Achievers Assembly nk you for the opportunity to share my insights on the VCE experience with you. Throughout my time at Sacré Cœur, I often struggled with the stereotypical attributes that make up a ‘good student’. Organisation was not exa...
Happy International Women's Day - IWD 2016 Campaign Theme #PledgeForParity
Happy International Women's Day - IWD 2016 campaign theme #PledgeForParity dwide, women continue to contribute to social, economic, cultural and political achievement. And we have much to celebrate today. But progress towards gender parity has slowed in many places. The World Economic Forum predicted in 2014 that it wou... how do we want to celebrate International Women's Day 2016? We say by Pledging For Parity! Our students have made many pledges for parity which have been displayed at the bottom of the brown stairs. This morning, our Year 10 students an...
We Would Like To Share An Article From The Alliance Of Girls' Schools Australasia Latest ENewsletter - Global Forum On Girls' Education
A film clip featuring girls' school students around the world speaking to the power of an all-girls education was created for the forum and is well worth watching. Click here to view the film clip! Our thanks to Alliance of Girls' Schools A... ould like to share an article from the Alliance of Girls' Schools Australasia latest eNewsletter - Global Forum on Girls' Education ebruary 45 Alliance members travelled to New York City for the Global Forum on Girls' Education. It was reaffirming and exhilarating to be among the 950 delegates who gathered to learn and share on issues of girls' education. It was apparent that...
Isabella Smith Shares Her Experience At The 2016 National Youth Science Forum
My NYSF journey started in April, when my Chemistry teacher, Mr Denmead, introduced my Chemistry class to the NYSF website. It was then that I started to realise that I wanted to attend the National Youth Science Forum. The first step was applying fo... ella Smith shares her experience at the 2016 National Youth Science Forum National Youth Science Forum, what an experience! When people ask me what I did on the NYSF, or what it was like, I have not been able to describe the experience to its full potential. Even though it was only for two short weeks, the great number...
Matilda Vidler Wins Australian Standard Distance Triathlon National Championships (16-19 Years Females Division)
Matilda Vidler wins Australian Standard Distance Triathlon National Championships (16-19 years females Division) he weekend Matilda competed in the Australian Standard Distance Triathlon National Championships in Wollongong NSW. A Standard distance triathlon comprises of a 1500m swim, 40km ride and 10km run. Matilda managed to win her age group (16-19 femal... ilda also placed second female overall out 198 women that competed in the event. Congratulations Matilda!
There's A Bear In There...
There's a bear in there... é Cœur Teddy Bears! Parents' Association have organised Sacré Cœur Teddy Bears. The bears come in two sizes, small (18cm sitting down wearing a dress) $30 each and large (28cm sitting down wearing a blazer) $45 each and can be purchased from Reception a...
Introducing Our 2016 Student Leaders
Introducing our 2016 Student Leaders s with pleasure that we announce the names and roles of our 2016 Student Leaders p;
Isabella Smith At Government House
Isabella Smith at Government House ella received a score of 50 for Dance as a Year 11 student in 2015, and was invited to Government House on Australia Day along with other high achievers. Congratulations Isabella on your outstanding achievement!
Congratulations To All Our Newly Appointed 2016 Student Leaders
Congratulations to all our newly appointed 2016 Student Leaders as been a week of celebrating our Student Leaders, starting at the Year 6 Leadership Liturgy on Tuesday where our Year 6 Pink Ribbons made their promise of commitment and pledged their leadership by example. At this morning's 2016 Opening Mass th... Year 7 students will apply for leadership positions upon their return from camp as it is important that they get to know one another better and that they forge deeper relationships as a group before voting for their peers. Stay tuned!
Lilliana, Olivia And Claire Are Published Authors!
Lilliana, Olivia and Claire are published authors! re pleased to announce that Lilliana T, Olivia K and Claire M have had their literary works published in 'Oz Kids In Print'. Not only were their works chosen to be published by the Australian Children's Literary Board, they are also eligible for ... letter from Mr Rob Leonard, Executive Director / Publisher of the Australian Children's Literary Board, he congratulated our school and our teachers for taking the time to enable our students to 'fine tune' their work by consensus collaboration ...
Mindset And Success In Mathematics
Mindset and success in Mathematics 's an article from this week's Newsletter from our Head of Mathematics, Caroline Brown. What do you think is the key to achieving our goals, our success? Some people suggest things like hard work, focus, persistence. But research shows these are ... ford professor Carol Dweck discovered that some people see intelligence or abilities as fixed. This is called the fixed mindset. A growth mindset is when people see their qualities can be developed. More importantly, Dr. Dweck discovered that the...
Single-sex Education For Girls – What The Research Shows
Single-sex education for girls – what the research shows ntly The Alliance of Girls' Schools Australasia has published Why A Girls' School? containing research which shows that there are “positive effects of single-sex schooling” in Australia in relation to numeracy and literacy testing and tertiar... arch shows that there are “positive effects of single-sex schooling” in Australia in relation to numeracy and literacy testing and tertiary entrance scores. In addition, research shows that girls benefit from single-sex...
Congratulations To Our 2015 VCE Students
Once again, we are very proud of the achievements of our VCE students. Congratulations to our dux Eleanor (Elly) Twomey, who achieved an ATAR of 99.65 which included two study scores of 50, for Australian History and Legal Studies. In addition to her... ratulations to our 2015 VCE students again, we are very proud of the achievements of our VCE students. Congratulations to our dux Eleanor (Elly) Twomey, who achieved an ATAR of 99.65 which included two study scores of 50, for Australian History and Legal Studies
Visual Art Successes!
The proud recipients are: Kya C, Sophie C, Kiara H, Stephanie A, Elizabeth M, Ava S, Tarshy P, Claudia C, Willow E, Monika F, Olivia K, Alice O, Steffi D, Sophie E, Luciana B, Charlotte C, Sofia C, Kira D and Paige K. We are very proud to ... al Art successes! Joigny students have excelled in the wider community again this year and the following students were highly commended in the Kelly O’Dwyer Christmas Card Competition. They all attended a special Awards Breakfast at Cubed 10 Gallery and were awa...
Carols In The Cathedral
Carols in the Cathedral again our community came together to share our beautiful end of year tradition, Carols in the Cathedral. Our sincere thanks to all our staff and students for their hours of rehearsing to bring us another spectacularly moving celebration.
Claire Salmon Receives A Credit In The Australian Intermediate Mathematics Olympiad
Claire Salmon receives a Credit in the Australian Intermediate Mathematics Olympiad students from Years 7–9 who achieved a Distinction or High Distinction in the Australian Mathematics Competition were invited to participate in the Australian Intermediate Mathematics Olympiad (AIMO). This was a very demanding competition with... Year 9 student, five Year 8 students and three Year 7 students took on the challenge of a four hour competition. There were 1438 students from 195 schools Australia wide who participated. This was a very demanding competition with ten problems to...
Australia-Japan Education And Research
Australia-Japan education and research Australian Government, Department of Education and Training has published an interesting 'quick facts' sheet about the opportunities through learning, studying Japanese provides. ralia and Japan share a proud history of high quality collaboration in education and research – and this cooperation is getting stronger Japanese is the most studied foreign language in Australian schools and universities Australia is the m...
Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars Program
Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars Program ey Yates (Year 10) has been accepted into the 2017 Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars Program, an academic enrichment program designed to support high-achieving students at the University of Melbourne. Nearly 1800 applications were received from studen... as been wonderful to see the enthusiasm of so many students from diverse backgrounds, to witness their impressive array of achievements and to appreciate the tireless support provided by their schools, said Professor Susan Elliott,...
Our Inaugural Mental Health Week
Our inaugural Mental Health Week n Ansell and Annabelle Waldron from the Student Welfare Office ran a “Mental Health Awareness Week” on 9-13 November to coincide with the APS Psychology Week. A number of lunchtime activities were offered to students, all designed to maximise... Chris Maguire: My wellbeing tip is to live by the mantra of “There are some things that we just can’t control” Chris is the winner because he recognises that life isn’t about what happens to us, it’s about how we pe...
Prep-Year 2 Nature Play
Prep-Year 2 Nature Play ddition to their class projects, members of the Green Team; Pearl and Joanne (Prep), Alice and Rosie (Year 1), Stephanie and Zoe B (Year 2), Pavitra and Kayleen, (Year 3), Zoe Z and Sarah (Year 4), Olivia K, Olivia P, Jorja, Elisha (Year 5), have... -Year 2 Nature Play In addition to their class projects, members of the Green Team; Pearl and Joanne (Prep), Alice and Rosie (Year 1), Stephanie and Zoe B (Year 2), Pavitra and Kayleen, (Year 3), Zoe Z and Sarah (Year 4), Olivia K, Olivia P, Jorj...
This Is A Very Interesting Transcript About Technology And Digital Literacy And Its Effect On Student Outcomes.
This is a very interesting transcript about technology and digital literacy and its effect on student outcomes. key message is technology is here to stay but what supports best student outcomes is all about the teaching (as it always has been I guess) and the use of technology to support great teaching. A quote from the transcript 'Technology can amplify g... Research Files Episode 14: Andreas Schleicher on the impact of technology on learning outcomes by Teacher Magazine.
Chrissie Swan (1991) Supports Care Australia And Ardoch Youth Foundation
"The advantage of having someone like me is that I can get on television, and on any given [show] you're talking to 800,000 people," she says. "It's a great mystery [to me] why I'm in the public eye or that anyone would approach me to support somethi... ssie Swan (1991) supports Care Australia and Ardoch Youth Foundation Weekly Review recently published an article on four Melbourne personalities who are giving something back, including our alumna Chrissie Swan. Chrissie knows that leveraging her profile is the best way to help those who need it. "When you educate...
Five Reasons To Teach Robotics In School
Five reasons to teach robotics in school nology is critical for innovation, yet schools struggle to get students interested in this area. Could teaching robotics change this? Robotics matches the new digital technologies curriculum, strongly supported by the university sector and states... Queensland government has just announced plans to make teaching robotics compulsory in its new curriculum – aimed at students from prep through to year 10. Robotics matches the new digital technologies curriculum, strongly s...
Congratulations To Matilda Vidler (Year 11) On Winning Her Age Group At The Noosa Triathlon!
See Matilda's race statistics here. ratulations to Matilda Vidler (Year 11) on winning her Age Group at the Noosa Triathlon! lda completed the Noosa Triathlon in 02:24:38, finishing 1 in 13 of the 15-19 years category and overall, 496 from 3933 finishers!
Congratulations To Jo Weston (2011) On Being Named In The Australian Diamonds Team For 2016 England Tour (state Of Origin/ANZ Championship Team)
Congratulations to Jo Weston (2011) on being named in the Australian Diamonds team for 2016 England Tour (state of origin/ANZ Championship team) h Lisa Alexander said "The national selectors and I feel that it’s important to continue to create opportunities and elite international experience for all of our National Squad athletes in preparation for benchmark events such as the Commonwea... k here for the full article
Soirée At Brynmawr
Soirée at Brynmawr ntly the Foundation hosted the Soirée at Brynmawr, a Brynmawr Society event. The Brynmawr Society has been established to recognise supporters who have made significant donations or indicated their intention to leave a bequest to Sacré Cœur. hough Melbourne’s unpredictable weather thwarted our plans to hold the event on the verandahs and forecourt of Brynmawr, the Parlour provided a fine alternative venue. Canapés and drinks were served to classical music performed by Ha...
Celebration Of Leadership Mass
When the Year 11 students receive their ring they will wear it with the seal of the Sacred Heart facing towards their bodies. At the Year 12 Graduation Mass, they will reverse its orientation indicating their movement into the world beyond the Sacr&... bration of Leadership Mass oday's Leadership Mass and Blue Ribbon Commissioning Rite, the Year 11 students were presented with a Sacré Cœur School Ring. This ring acknowledges their role as school leaders during their final year of schooling. The students will wear the r...
2015 Vale Celebration Evening Photos Have Arrived!
We are immensely proud of the Year 12 class of 2015 and we salute them for their compassion, intelligence, creativity and openness to change. For those who may not receive our Newsletter, here is Deputy Principal Wendy Ross' piece sharing Maureen Rya... een Ryan is currently attending the fifth International Heads of Sacred Heart Schools conference, in Mexico. As Acting Principal I have had the privilege of farewelling our Class of 2015. We are immensely proud of the Year 12 class of 2015 and we... Vale Celebration Evening photos have arrived!
Skipping Ropes In The Playground: Teaching Coding ... Unplugged
Skipping ropes in the playground: Teaching coding ... unplugged 's an interesting article from the ACER 'Teacher' Magazine about computing, programming and coding in schools. Coding is a hot topic in education. Estonia is seen as trailblazer, and last year England introduced it into its primary curriculum. Bu... can see an example of the unplugged lesson mentioned in this article via YouTube, in the CBC News report: Global Push to Teach Coding. Coding is a hot topic in education. Estonia is seen as trailblazer, and last year England introduc...
Sacré Cœur Hosts The YABBA Awards!
Sacré Cœur hosts the YABBA Awards! morning we welcomed over 40 Authors and Illustrators and 300 staff and students from ten Primary schools for the 30th birthday celebrations of the YABBA Awards are this year's winning books... Fiction for Years 7-9Two WolvesTristan Bancks Fiction for Older ReadersThe 52 Storey TreehouseAndy Griffiths and Terry Denton Fiction for Younger ReadersYou Choose...
Encouraging Girls To Become Scientists? It’s Not Rocket Science.
Encouraging girls to become scientists? It’s not rocket science. en Pollack was one of the first two women to receive an undergraduate degree in physics at Yale and is author of “The Only Woman in the Room”. Eileen offers a solution to getting more women into science. k here to find out more.
A Word For The Director Of Learning And Teaching - Jennifer Carter
A word for the Director of Learning and Teaching - Jennifer Carter M The areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics continue to be areas of growth for our economy. Recently I read an article in The Age by Hannah Francis entitled What it’s like to be Australia’s top tech talent. p; The featured expert, Rick Giner, receives between five and ten job offers per week and is almost self-taught, beginning as a teenager “who mucked around on computers at home”. Interestingly money is not a motivating factor in the j...
2015 Community Choir Concert - Sunday 15 November 5pm
2015 Community Choir Concert - Sunday 15 November 5pm Community Choir comprises just that – members of the Sacré Cœur community – staff, alumnae, parents and friends who love to sing, many whom had never sung before joining the choir. In their very own concert the choir will present an eclecti... e 15 November Time: 5pm Tickets: $22 Full, $18 Concession, $18 Child (+transaction fee) Duration: 60 minutes (No Interval) Seating: General Admission. Please make sure you arrive a minimum of 15 minutes prior to the performanc...
Barat Wins 2015 House Cup!
Barat wins 2015 House Cup! he Class of 2015's final School assembly this year's winners of the House Cup were announced...Barat! Barat Co-Captains Brittany Croagh and Laura Obradov propudly accepted the House Cup on behalf of their Barat House mates. Congratulations to eve...
Sarah's Swannie Success
Sarah's Swannie Success h Bostock (Year 12) attended the Debaters Association of Australia's Swannie Awards Presentation Night and received her award for being the best speaker in A Grade in the Toorak Region of the 2015 DAV Schools Competition. Sarah was also nominated... less to say, this is quite an achievement for Sarah. She only started debating competitively in Year 10, yet has worked hard towards many outstanding achievements this year. A fine way to end her school debating. Congratulations Sarah!
Celebrating The Feast Of Mater Admirabilis
Celebrating the Feast of Mater Admirabilis y we join all Sacred Heart schools and communities throughout the world in celebrating the Feast of Mater Admirabilis (Mother Most Admirable). r Admirabilis is the title of Our Lady as she is pictured in the Temple during her early teenage years. The original Mater is a fresco (a painting on wet plaster) on a wall in the Trinita dei Monte in Rome. It was painted in 1844 by a y...
It's Melbourne Knowledge Week (MKW) - 19 To 25 October 2015
It's Melbourne Knowledge Week (MKW) - 19 to 25 October 2015 ourne Knowledge Week is a multi-format festival dedicated to the latest trends, ideas and innovations of Melbourne’s knowledge sector. It is a week-long meeting point for like-minded thinkers, thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and industry profes... k out the 2015 festival program to see what’s on!
Sacré Cœur Medals Again
Congratulations to the girls on this outstanding achievement. Sacré Cœur continues its long history of being a high performing Victorian school in this annual competition. For more information click here. é Cœur medals again national finals of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) Chemistry Titration Stakes took place during the September vacation. The competition requires the girls to use analytical chemistry techniques to purify and analyse a chemical to e...
Last Night Sacré Cœur's 2015 M A D Art Show Opened And Will Run Until 4pm This Friday.
Last night Sacré Cœur's 2015 M A D Art Show opened and will run until 4pm this Friday. elcome you to visit the displays and take part in the People's Choice Awards! Visit our Visual Arts Instagram page @sc.visualarts 1♥ = 1 vote#MADshow. Voting closes 19 October. are some of the pieces
Positive Psychology tivity, vitality and bravery are among the 24 plus character strengths which psychologists, Martin Seligman and Christopher Peterson have identified. Their work in this area certainly paves the way for our students to be able to evolve toward the... e is no doubt that the students and staff responsible for and involved in giving life to our recent wonderful, awe-inspiring production of ROCK ON have reflected their enormous potential. As audience members we were privy to ingenuity a...
It's Arts Week!
It's Arts Week! l preparations are being made to the displays of Secondary school student art works before tomorrow's Opening Night. Here's a sneak peak...
The 2015 Media Art Design Exhibition Commences Next Week, A Small Taste Of Which Is On Display Under The Brown Stairs…
The 2015 Media Art Design Exhibition commences next week, a small taste of which is on display under the brown stairs… ographic Appropriation - Year 10 Art students have studied the paintings of surrealist artist Frida Kahlo, As part of this project students appropriated the imagery of Frida’s self-portraits, borrowing particular symbols and motifs to create a ... da Kahlo was born on 6 July 1907 in Coyocoán, Mexico City, Mexico. Considered one of Mexico’s greatest artists, Frida Kahlo began painting after she was severely injured in a bus accident. Her autobiographical portraits are admi...
Prep's 'Bella The Giraffe' Wins National Math's Talent Quest!
Prep's 'Bella the Giraffe' wins National Math's Talent Quest! ng Term 3, the Prep, Year 1 and Year 2 students participated in the Maths Talent Quest (MTQ) which is organised through the Mathematics Association of Victoria (MAV). The MTQ occurs annually and is open to all primary and secondary students in Vi... re delighted to inform our community that our Prep entry, ‘How tall is a Giraffe?’ (whom the Prep students affectionately named Bella) has won the National competition!
2015 Alumnae Tennis Cup
Baradene College in Auckland were the hosts of this year’s event and did a great job in, not only organising the competition itself, but in accommodating each of our team members with billet families. We would like to thank them sincerely for ... Alumnae Tennis Cup é Cœur competed in the Alumnae Tennis Cup against our sister schools from New Zealand (Baradene College) Queensland (Stuartholme) and New South Wales (Kincoppal-Rose Bay).
From The Director Of Learning And Teaching, Jennifer Carter - Global Connection
From the Director of Learning and Teaching, Jennifer Carter - Global Connection of the ways students at Sacré Cœur experience a global education is through our network of sacred heart schools. Over the holiday break I had the opportunity of visiting the Convent of the Sacred Heart in New York City. school is housed in two magnificent converted mansions opposite Central Park on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. One unique feature of the school is the beautifully painted lift in the Kahn building in deference to the former owner's wife who wa...
Here's An Article From The Mind/Shift Website...
Here's an article from the Mind/Shift website... Difference Between Praise and Feedback By Anya Kamenetz. Parenting these days is patrolled by the language police. Sometimes it seems like the worst thing you could ever say to a kid is “Good job!” or the dreaded, “Good girl!” Widely popu... the full article here.
Here's An Article To Reflect Upon As Term 4 Approaches
Here's an article to reflect upon as Term 4 approaches excerpt below is from the book “Mindfulness for Teachers: Simple Skills for Peace and Productivity in the Classroom,” by Patricia A. Jennings. This section is from the chapter entitled “Orchestrating Classroom Dynamics.” However this simp... ful Wait Time One way to promote engagement and learning is to consciously create pauses throughout the day. We can create a sense of spaciousness in our classroom by slowing down the pace of our speech and punctuating our lessons with silence. I...
Single-sex Education For Girls: What The Research Shows
Single-sex education for girls: what the research shows rticle from the Alliance of Girls Schools Australasia states research shows that girls benefit from single-sex environments where there are no expectations that they should fulfill traditional gender stereotypes in the subjects they study, the ac... arch demonstrates that girls feel empowered to behave in a more competitive ways without the presence of boys. Girls in girls’ schools are free to pursue academic excellence in any area they choose, including in the 'gender atypic...
Giving Good Praise To Girls: What Messages Stick
Giving good praise to girls: What messages stick 's an interesting Growth Mindset article. How to praise kids: It’s a hot topic for many parents and educators. A lot of the conversation around it has stemmed from studies by Carol Dweck, professor of psychology at Stanford who has been researc... uo;My research shows that praise for intelligence or ability backfires,” said Dweck, who co-authored a seminal research paper on the effects of praise on motivation and performance. “What we’ve shown is that when you p...
Photos From ROCK ON Just Arrived!
Photos from ROCK ON just arrived! are a few images from the opening night of ROCK ON!
Congratulations To Libby Lyons (Class Of 1979)
Congratulations to Libby Lyons (Class of 1979) Government has announced the appointment of former BHP executive Elizabeth (Libby) Lyons as the Director of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency k here to read the press release.
Meet Our 2015-2016 Blue Ribbons!
Meet our 2015-2016 Blue Ribbons! ratulations to our new Blue Ribbon student leaders
Yes It’s On Again!
Yes it’s on again! é Cœur Community Fun Run - Friday 9 October 2015 ill be holding the second Sacré Cœur Community Fun Run as a twilight event this year with registration, the Fun Run and presentations taking place at school. Mums, dads, siblings and friends are encouraged to participate. Join u...
Congratulations To The Cast And Crew Of ROCK ON For Their Opening Night Success!
Congratulations to the cast and crew of ROCK ON for their opening night success! ou've ever sung, hummed or tapped your toes to songs from Rocky Horror, Jersey Boys, The Sapphires, Hairspray, Once, Rent, Queen's medley, Jesus Christ Superstar, Tommy or Hair this is a show not to be missed! your tickets here!
Alliance Française Results
Lilliana will be presented with her prize on Wednesday 27th November at the ceremony at St Kilda Town Hall. Congratulations on such a fabulous achievement Lilliana! ance Française results results have just been loaded onto the Alliance Française website and we are thrilled to announce Lilliana Tipton (Year 5) has achieved second place!
Growing Tall Poppies Awards Ceremony
Caroline Brown (Head of Mathematics pictured left) and Hannah Loiterton (Year 10 pictured right) received their Growing Teacher Tall Poppies and Growing Junior Tall Poppies awards last night. Dr Eroia Barone-Nugent (pictured centre) is Director of Gr... ing Tall Poppies Awards ceremony Goal of the Junior and Teacher Tall Poppies Awards To recognise and support the development of 'science-champions' in secondary schools through curriculum development and partnerships with scientists. The Teacher Tall Poppies Awards recogni...
Our Next Strategic Plan Is Underway
Our next Strategic Plan is underway aturday 12 September the Leadership Team and the Directors of the Foundation and School Boards met to begin to plan for the next four years and develop our next strategic plan. planning morning was facilitated by Dr Stephen Brown, CEO of QELi (Queensland Educational Leadership institute). Stephen is an expert in supporting and building leadership in education and is skilled at bringing ideas together in a strategic way....
Check Out Our New Growth Mindset Walls!
The concept of Growth Mindsets is based on the work of Carol Dweck, Professor of Psychology at Stanford University and is appropriate for all stages and ages across our school. Growth mindsets encourage thinking that accepts risks, challenges, l... k out our new Growth Mindset walls! focus goal this year is Personal Growth in an Atmosphere of Wise Freedom. One of the criteria of this goal is students learn to grow towards wholeness by acceptance of their gifts and limitations. As a school we are developing a Growth Mindset.
Alice And All Things Wonderful
Alice and all things Wonderful onour of the 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland, the theme of the 2015 Joigny Art Show was Alice and all things Wonderful. Both staff and students dressed up for the opening night! are a few examples of the works the Joigny girls created
Graduates From The 1940s-1950s Return To Sacré Cœur!
Graduates from the 1940s-1950s return to Sacré Cœur! sun was shining and faces were smiling when around 90 graduates from 1940 to 1959 returned to Burke Road for a special luncheon. many it was the first time they had returned since they had left the School. As the ladies gathered in the Parlour, old friends were reunited and before long were reminiscing about stories from days gone by. Some of our Year 11 students off...
Australian Diamonds Name Joanna Weston (2011) In Constellation Cup Squad
Australian Diamonds name Joanna Weston (2011) in Constellation Cup squad ourne Vixens defender Joanna Weston is the bolter selection in Australia's first post-World Cup netball squad - one of a quartet of uncapped players. k here to read the article from ABC Grandstand Sport
Great News! ave just received word that Sarah Bostock (Year 12) has been awarded a ‘Swannie’ by the DAV for being the best speaker in her grade and region for the 2015 Schools Competition. t News! We have just received word that Sarah Bostock (Year 12) has been awarded a ‘Swannie’ by the DAV for being the best speaker in her grade and region for the 2015 Schools Competition. She will attend an awards ceremony at MLC on ...
Big Science Competition The Results Are In From The 2015 Big Science Competition And Seven Girls Have Gained A High Distinction Which Is A Record For The School.
Big Science Competition The results are in from the 2015 Big Science Competition and seven girls have gained a High Distinction which is a record for the School. e results place these girls in the top 5% of their year level in Australia out of 46,500 students from 582 competing schools. ificates are awarded for each year level as follows:- High Distinction to the top 5% of entrants in each year level in Australia- Distinction to the next top 10% of entrants in each year level in Australia- Credit to the next top 25% of entrants ...
Sacré Cœur Ambassadors - This Is A Message That We Constantly Impress Upon Our Students - That They Are Our Greatest Ambassadors!
Sacré Cœur Ambassadors - This is a message that we constantly impress upon our students - that they are our greatest ambassadors! ften, we receive comments from people wishing to praise our students for their acts of kindness, their maturity or their general behaviour in public. Particularly pleasing was receiving the comment below from a member of the public who came acros... ought you would like to hear some feedback about your wonderful students. I was travelling on a tram this morning and a dozen or so of your students got on the same tram. Now normally when students get on the same tram these days, you want to get...
Congratulations To Our Prep, Year 1 And Year 2 Students And Their Teachers On Their Performances In The Maths Talent Quest, Which Ranks Them Among The Highest In Victoria, And Our Preps Have Been Nominated For The National Award!
Congratulations to our Prep, Year 1 and Year 2 students and their teachers on their performances in the Maths Talent Quest, which ranks them among the highest in Victoria, and our Preps have been nominated for the National award! e Allen from The Mathematical Association of Victoria sent us the message below is a quick email to confirm your results for Maths Talent Quest. I will send another email next week to confirm the names of your students and entries for layout and printing: Year 2 - Year 2 Investigation - High DistinctionYear 1 - Year 1 Inves...
Isabella Smith Has Just Been Selected To Attend The 2016 National Youth Science Forum!
Isabella Smith has just been selected to attend the 2016 National Youth Science Forum! he National Youth Science Forum (NYSF), students learn to make informed decisions about study and career options in STEM fields, and develop a professional skill-set to help them realise their potential. NYSF helps students moving into Year 12, who wish to follow careers in science, engineering and technology by introducing them to research and researchers, by encouraging the achievement of excellence in all their undertakings, and by helping to ...
Current Year 12 Student, Elly Twomey Was One Of Our Inspirational Speakers At The Recent Shining Light – Voices Of Inspiration Evening. Elly Spoke Passionately About Her Experience And We Want To Share It With You All…
Current Year 12 student, Elly Twomey was one of our inspirational speakers at the recent Shining Light – Voices of Inspiration evening. Elly spoke passionately about her experience and we want to share it with you all… was selected as one of twelve delegates from around Australia to be part of the United Nation Youth Australia's Pacific Project 2015. This is a 12 month commitment, exploring the issues surrounding sustainable and effective aid efforts in develo... t of Elly’s commitment to the Project involves raising money for the community she visited. Click here to find out more and support her fundraising efforts. Here is Elly's speech: In 1975, only a year after gaining independence from Po...
Shining Light - Voices Of Inspiration
Shining Light - Voices of Inspiration riday evening, despite a cool and wet outlook, members of the Sacré Cœur community gathered for canapés and drinks to be inspired by speakers from our own current student body, a recent past student and our key note speaker alumna Mandy McCrac... sh Roberts (2014) commenced proceedings by speaking of her visit last year as part of the Sacré Cœur group to Northern Samar in the Philippines. The students stayed at an RSCJ mission and assisted the SHIFT Foundation (Sacred Heart I...
Sacré Cœur's Tall Poppies Continue To Grow!
Georgia Emma O’Rourke has been recognised as one of six runners up in the 2015 Growing Tall Poppies Junior Awards. Georgia Carrazzo, Courtney Papa and Hayley Yates are three of the nine recipients of 2015 Honourable Mentions. Congratulat... é Cœur's Tall Poppies continue to grow! re proud to announce even more of our students have been recognised in the Growing Tall Poppies Junior Awards. Congratulations to Georgia Emma O’Rourke, Georgia Carrazzo, Courtney Papa and Hayley Yates.
Sangita Iyer And Victoria Leigh Were This Morning Awarded Victorian Premier's VCE Awards!
Sangita Iyer and Victoria Leigh were this morning awarded Victorian Premier's VCE Awards! year, individual Graded Assessment scores are used to determine the top group of students for each VCE study award. The number of study awards in each study is based on the number of enrolments in that study. are thrilled to announce Sangita Iyer has received Premier's awards in Australian History and Business Management. Victoria Leigh received a Premier's award in Australian History. Congratulations girls on well deserved recognition of your ou...
Congratulations Hannah Loiterton On Winning A Growing Tall Poppies Science Partnership Program Junior Award!
Congratulations Hannah Loiterton on winning a Growing Tall Poppies Science Partnership Program Junior Award! ah Loiterton, (Year 10) has been recognized as one of six students in Victoria, for her passion for science and her capacity to communicate the importance and socially transformative capacity of this subject to her community. Growing Tall Poppies Science Partnership Program (GTP) aims to increase the number of secondary students who study sciences in Years 11 and 12. The goal is to increase the number of secondary students studying science, especially girls in physics...
Congratulations Caroline Brown On Winning A Growing Tall Poppies Science Partnership Program Teacher Award!
Congratulations Caroline Brown on winning a Growing Tall Poppies Science Partnership Program Teacher Award! Teacher Tall Poppies Awards recognises outstanding teachers of science and mathematics as evidences by their capacity to be innovative in their classroom and school to enhance student outcomes. ing Tall Poppies Science Partnership Program is a partnership between The University of Melbourne, La Trobe University, Griffith University, University of New South Wales, Deakin University, Australian Synchrotron, ANSTO, Catholic Education Offic...
We Would Like To Share Some Exciting News Related To Sarah Bostock And Her Debating Successes!
We would like to share some exciting news related to Sarah Bostock and her debating successes! h competed in the Australian Inter-State Debating competition in Adelaide last week h competed in the Australian Inter-State Debating competition in Adelaide last week and has returned to School this week with some interesting stories and experiences including that she has qualified to represent Australia in the ‘Worlds&rs...
Sacré Cœur Celebrates Sacred Heart Week
Sacré Cœur celebrates Sacred Heart Week year’s theme for the week is "Opening our hearts so that they may grow"... ivities during the week will be focused upon the two foci originating from the theme: - the impoverished communities cared for by the RSCJs at Sophie’s Farm in Northern Samar, in the Philippines, and, - the asylum seeking childre...
IELLEN Awards: One For Excellence
IELLEN Awards: One for Excellence Inner Eastern Local Learning and Employment Network awarded Georgia Papadopoulos for her commitment to and expertise in educating students in Mathematics. Inner Eastern Local Learning and Employment Network (IELLEN) was pleased to conclude this year’s AGM Awards event with a special category, an Award for Excellence. They conferred this Award to a teacher who has been making a real impact at ...
20th Annual Higgins 200 Club Post Budget Breakfast
20th Annual Higgins 200 Club Post Budget Breakfast riday 15 May, five Year 12 Global Politics and Year 11 Politics students accompanied their teachers, Ms Emily Cedro and Dr Kerry Ang, to the Annual Higgins Club Post Budget Breakfast at Crown Palladium. ted by the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP, the day began with a brief insight into the makings of a Federal Budget, and a photo opportunity with the Minister for Finance, Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann. After this, we attended breakfast, with about ...
Year 7 Students Experience Japanese Storytelling Performance By Claire Teisen.
Year 7 students experience Japanese storytelling performance by Claire Teisen. niature underwater world was created with origami figures, painted paper and pop up structures to help tell the story. ntly all Year 7 students had the pleasure of watching a Japanese storytelling performance by Claire Teisen. The story was based on a Japanese fairy tale known as Urashima. Traditional Japanese songs were sung during the performance and the narrat...
The World Just Got A Little Smaller Thanks To A Unique International Collaboration Between Students.
The world just got a little smaller thanks to a unique international collaboration between students. the second year in a row, students from Sacré Cœur and Convent of the Sacred Heart Greenwich USA, have watched and judged each others' films. ly in Notre Monde, the girls have been trying to change the world. The girls created their own PSAs, or Public Service Announcements, which aim to highlight an area of social concern and hopefully bring about change, or at least awareness, in the...
Our Year 9 Notre Monde Students' Enlighten Education Workshop
Here is an example of one of the workshops, the girls participated in recently: Do you want to “attract good, positive friends into your life”? Well if you had been in Notre Monde last week you would be well placed to do so. The girls wer... Year 9 Notre Monde students' Enlighten Education Workshop Notre Monde program is unique to Year 9 at Sacré Cœur. The program is based on sound educational research into girls' education, Year 9 needs and data gathered from our students, staff and parents.
2015 International Women's Day - Make It Happen
We were delighted to welcome back four of our new Alumnae, Zoë Alford, Zoe Moorhead, Sangita Iyer and Anjali Dutta, who shared with us their enlightening experience of travelling to Sophie's Farm in Northern Samar after their Year 12 exams in 2... International Women's Day - Make It Happen morning our Year 10 students, their mothers and staff listened to an inspiring presentation Sophie's Farm, part of our Sacred Heart Immersion Program.
Eleanor Twomey Has Been Selected As One Of Twelve Young Australians To Participate In The Pacific Project In 2015
Eleanor Twomey has been selected as one of twelve young Australians to participate in the Pacific Project in 2015. This was a competitive selection based on application and over a hundred applications were received. The Pacific Project is an initiati... nor Twomey has been selected as one of twelve young Australians to participate in the Pacific Project in 2015
Laura Cutroni (2013) Wins The 2014 Australian Speech And Communication Association (ASCA) Directors Award For Excellence.
Congratulations to Laura Cutroni of Year 12 (2013) who was nominated by the examiners of the 2014 Speech examinations for the Australian Speech and Communication Association (ASCA) Directors award for excellence. This prestigious award is a State wid... a Cutroni (2013) wins the 2014 Australian Speech and Communication Association (ASCA) Directors award for excellence.
Zonta's Young Women In Public Affairs Award
The Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Awards program recognises young women for their demonstrated leadership skills and commitment to public service and civic causes and encourages them to continue their participation in public and politica... a's Young Women in Public Affairs award ita Iyer (Class of 2014) is the recipient of the Zonta Club of Melbourne on the Yarra's 2015 Young Women in Public Affairs award.
Special Screening Of Loin Des Hommes Presented By The Alliance Française De Melbourne
Special screening of Loin des Hommes presented by the Alliance Française de Melbourne 12 students of French recently attended a special screening of Loin des Hommes at the Como Centre 12 students of French recently attended a special screening of Loin des Hommes presented by the Alliance Française de Melbourne at the Como Centre, South Yarra. To start the day, the students and their teacher shared a French style breakf...
Year 10 Japanese Yukata Demonstration
Year 10 Japanese Yukata Demonstration Year 10 Japanese class participated in a cultural workshop led by Ms Leanne O’Sullivan from Kimono House. Year 10 Japanese class participated in a cultural workshop led by Ms Leanne O’Sullivan from Kimono House. This interesting session included facts of the history, style and textiles used in kimono production through the centuries, in additio...
National Ride2School Day
National Ride2School Day y O'Dwyer member for Higgins gave her encouragement to Zara and Alice Stretton as they headed off to school at Sacré Cœur Ride To School day, 13 March, local MP Kelly O'Dwyer gave her encouragement to Zara and Alice Stretton as they headed off to school at Sacré Cœur. National Ride2School Day is the flagship event of the Ride2School&...
Year 6 Leadership Comissioning
Year 6 Leadership Comissioning Year 6 Joigny Leaders take their pledge of service ng these first weeks of school, the Year 6 students have been exploring what it means to be a leader in preparation for their year of service as Joigny Leaders in 2015. It was my pleasure to read through their letters of application in recent day...
Senior House Swimming And Diving Carnival
Senior House Swimming and Diving Carnival riday 20 February the 2015 Sacré Cœur House Swimming and Diving Carnival took place... Friday 20 February the 2015 Sacré Cœur House Swimming and Diving Carnival took place at Carnegie Swim Centre. On what turned out to be a perfect summer’s day, the crowd witnessed some stunning displays of swimming and diving pr...
Reflections On Our Visit From Forest Ridge School
Reflections on our visit from Forest Ridge school ecently welcomed staff and students from Forest Ridge school of the Sacred Heart, part of our International School of the Sacred Heart Network. Here are some reflections about the experience. e left (L-R): Staff from Forest Ridge and Sacré Cœur Inga Aesoph, Megan Finniagn, Michael Smith, Neale Baker, Kisha Palmer and Adelina Melia-Douvos. Above right: Students from Forest Ridge and their Sacré Cœur host ...
Student Leadership And Self-Transformation
Student Leadership and Self-Transformation ongratulate a newly appointed group of leaders - our Years 8-12 who were inducted to their positions at our Opening School Mass ership and Self-Transformation - At Sacré Cœur, our students are offered many different opportunities to assume leadership roles. From Big Sister/Little Sister programs to the India trip and exchange programs to Blue Ribbons and...
Debating News h Bostock who is now counted amongst the top thirteen debaters in Victoria! ratulations to Sarah Bostock of Year 12 who has earned a position on the Victorian Schools Team Squad, to represent the State in debating for 2015. After an initial trial with approximately 100 other young debaters and a stage two trial with 24 o...
Meet Our 2015 Blue Ribbons!
On Friday afternoon at our final assembly for the students in Years 7-12, we announced our Blue Ribbon Leaders for 2014/2015 and the results are as follows:- School Co-Captains: Kate Pertile and Caroline Xue Sustainability Prefect: Sathya Thavendran ... our 2015 Blue Ribbons! ughout Term 3 the Year 11 students invested much of their pastoral time looking at the theme of leadership which helped them prepare well for the challenge of leading the student body as the Year 12 class of 2015.
Inspiration From The Class Of 2014
Inspiration from the Class of 2014 ita Iyer, our 2014 Dux, reflected in her speech, the very tenets of personal leadership. hursday 12 February at our High Achiever’s Assembly, Sangita, with deep humility and conviction, shared with all of us that Success comes from within- it’s the fulfillment of the goals you set yourself. We are proud to share Sang...
VCE Top Scorer For Japanese Second Language
Congratulations Momoko Nagayama on achieving a VCE top scaled score of 47 (40 raw score). Top Scorer for Japanese Second Language re thrilled to acknowledge the effort and dedication that Momoki Nagayama has put into her language studies, she is to be commended
VCE Season Of Excellence - Eliza Portelli Is Top Class
It is with great excitement and delight that we announce Eliza has been accepted to perform at this year's Top Class (Theatre Studies). Eliza Portelli (alumnae and Drama Captain, 2014) has been chosen to perform her Theatre Studies monologue on 11 Ma... season of excellence - Eliza Portelli is Top Class year 20 of the top students in the state are invited to perform at VCE Season of Excellence -Top Class (Theatre Studies).
Sarah Bostock Invited To 2015 State DAV Team
Sarah Bostock invited to 2015 State DAV Team year individual high-achieving debaters from across Victoria are invited to join the Debating Association of Victoria's State Team trials ake great pride in announcing that Sarah Bostock of Year 12 has received a personal invitation to trial for the Victorian State Team in 2015. We wish her well in this exciting endeavour.
Winners Of The Foundation Christmas Raffle
Winners of the Foundation Christmas Raffle ratulations to the following winners of the 2014 Foundation Christmas Raffle. Thank you for everyone's support!
Students To Audition For VCE Season Of Excellence: Top Class
Students to audition for VCE Season of Excellence: Top Class ratulations Sarah and Eliza! of the Class of 2014 - Sarah Lippiatt and Eliza Portelli have been asked to audition their Theatre Studies monologues for VCE Season of Excellence: Top Class. Congratulations to Sarah and Eliza, we look forward to sharing the experience with you.
Emily Palmer Awarded In The 2014 Alliance Française Competition
This year as every year, l'Alliance Francaise of Melbourne organised its Berthe Mouchette poetry and writing competiton. 2014 was different as it was the 120 year anniversary of the Alliance francaise founded by Berthe Mouchette. This competition is ... y Palmer awarded in the 2014 Alliance Française competition y was among 2,788 participants in her grade and out of 140 Year 7 finalists, finished second!
Joigny Students Highly Commended Finalists For Their Artwork
Joigny students highly commended finalists for their artwork he morning of 21 November, the following Joigny students were announced as highly commended finalists for their artwork in the annual Christmas card competition run through the office of Kelly O’Dwyer, Federal Member for Higgins. ratulations to the following Joigny students who were announced as highly commended finalists for their artwork in the annual Christmas card competition run through the office of Kelly O’Dwyer, Federal Member for Higgins. Charlotte L ...
Courtney Nagle Has Been Welcomed Into The 2014 Kwong Lee Dow Scholars Program
Courtney Nagle has been welcomed into the 2014 Kwong Lee Dow Scholars Program ie University of Melbourne received over 1900 applications from students across Victoria and adjoining border regions for the 2014 Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars Program. December 2014 the University will host a Welcome Event for all 700 selected Year 10 Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars. Courtney and her fellow scholars will be officially welcomed into the Program and participate in a number of information sessions o...
Science Talent Search Competition Results
Science Talent Search Competition Results ratulations to six Joigny students and nineteen Year 7 students who received Bursaries in this year’s Science Talent Search Competition! is a state wide competition open to all primary and secondary school students organised by STAV (Science Teachers’ Association of Victoria). The theme for this year’s competition was Food for our future: Feeding our World. Students w...
2014 Sacré Cœur House Cup Winners Announced!
2014 Sacré Cœur House Cup winners announced! 2014 House Cup was presented at Secondary Assembly on 9 October 2014 to the winning house – Barat has been decided to bring the points allocation for the House Cup into line with the tenure of the House Captains. This means that the first House event will be House Aerobics in Term 4 and the last will be the Soccer/Badminton gala in Term 3 of ...
The Countdown Is On!
The Countdown Is On! our! Only four more sleeps until our Fair Saturday 11 October 11am-5pm excitement is really building and there has been a lot of work going on in order to have everything organised for this wonderful event BUT we still need your HELP! We REALLY need more VOLUNTEERS for our stalls!If you can ...
Rides At The French Village Fair - Don't Miss Out!
Rides at the French Village Fair - Don't miss out! is running out to purchase tickets at our Pre Fair unlimited rides prices hase a single unlimited ticket for just $30 Purchase multiple unlimited tickets for $25 each (plus 30c processing fee per ticket) Pre Fair ticket sales close 12pm Friday 10 October&nbs...
Our First Online Silent Auction Is Now Live! We Have Something For Everyone With Over 100 Items Available! All Bids Are Electronic So Please Register Before Saturday!
Our first online Silent Auction is now live! We have something for everyone with over 100 items available! All bids are electronic so please register before Saturday! k here now and registerYou can browse our online silent auction now. We have over 100 different items including art, jewellery, beauty products and vouchers for accommodation, food and fitness. To BID you must register, so follow these ...
Wonderful News From Tournament Of Minds Over The Weekend!
We congratulate our Primary Language Literature Tournament of Minds team of: Laura Katie Grace Ruby Cassandra Katie Ellie And their Team Facilitator, Melissa Costa. A wonderful team effort from all. erful news from Tournament of Minds over the weekend! Language/Literature team won in their division at the State Finals and now proceed to the Australasian Pacific Finals here in Melbourne on Saturday 18 October.
More Success To Celebrate From The Weekend!
Carissa Shale - First place 16 years and over championship (performance poem and monologue) and Second place (Public Speaking) 16 years and over. Siobhan Mithen - Second place 16 years and over championship (performance poem and monologue). Gwyneth C... success to celebrate from the weekend! mber of dedicated Speech students entered a Speech and Drama Teachers Association Performance Festival on the weekend, (competition for Public Speaking an Drama), and had some fabulous results.
Year 12 Chemistry Success
Year 12 Chemistry success results from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) Chemical Analysis Competition are in! Sacré Cœur has a tradition of excelling in this State based competition and 2014 is no exception! is a practical and theoretical competition where teams of three students analyse a sample of vinegar for its ethanoic acid content. The Year 12 team of (L-R) Bertille Dalle, Molly Fromont and Chantelle Elliott have finished in the top 10% of all...
Year 7s Place 1st And 2nd At The Victorian RoboCup Junior State Finals!
Year 7s place 1st and 2nd at the Victorian RoboCup Junior State Finals! riday 29 August, six of our Year 7 students competed in the Victorian RoboCup Junior State Finals. e, Emma, Sarah, Monique, Olivia and Kiara all represented the school very well. Their props and robots looked amazing and they interviewed very well. Although their robots did not perform as well as expected, neither did most of the robots on the...
Author Geoffrey McSkimming Launches His Next Installment In The Phyllis Wong Series!
Author Geoffrey McSkimming launches his next installment in the Phyllis Wong series! he end of 2013 Geoffrey McSkimming made contact with our Head of Information Services, Sharon Roth in regards to holding his next book launch at Sacré Cœur. launch was for his next instalment in the Phyllis Wong series; Phyllis Wong and the Return of the Conjuror. Phyllis Wong and the Return of the Conjuror is a big story, where the magic that Phyllis knows (stage magic) blows out int...
Tournament Of Minds
Tournament of Minds ie ratulations are extended to both Joigny Tournament of Minds Teams! ratulations are extended to both Joigny Tournament of Minds Teams who, along hundreds of students in the region, competed at Deakin University last weekend. Both teams performed admirably and we were thrilled to receive news on Monday morning tha...
Emma Walling Into Grand Final Of DAV Public Speaking Competition
Emma Walling into grand final of DAV Public Speaking competition r qualifying from the initial round in May, Emma Walling (year 8) participated in the semi-finals of the DAV Public Speaking competition at Leibler Yavneh College he night of Wednesday 20 August, as part of the semi-final round, Emma presented her original competition speech on ‘Hunger’ as well as an impromptu speech. Emma’s skills have seen her qualify for the Grand Final of this co...
Information Regarding The Funeral Mass For Judith, Lady Boileau
Information regarding the funeral Mass for Judith, Lady Boileau ehalf of the Boileau family, we extend our thanks for the kind words and heartfelt messages received from the Sacré Cœur community. Details about the service follow: e: Sacré Cœur Chapel. Date: Saturday 16 August 2014. Time: 11.30am. Due to limited parking in the school grounds; unless a disabled parking space is required, guests attending the funeral are asked to park in the surroundin...
Vale Judith, Lady Boileau
Vale Judith, Lady Boileau s with great sadness that I write to inform you of the peaceful death on Saturday 9 August of a much loved and respected member of the Sacré Cœur community, Judith, Lady Boileau (Hannan 1956). ith was married for fifty years to the late Sir Guy Boileau, and was the deeply loved mother of Simone (1980), Nicolas, Caroline (1986), Christopher and Antonia (1992); grandmother of Maddie Wright-Smith (2012); and sister of Eilene (1963). As a ...
Hannah Ryan (Year 12) Heads To London!
In January 2014 Hannah Ryan (Year 12) was one of 450 young Australians who attended the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF). NYSF is a twelve day residential program held on campus at the Australian National University in Canberra or the Un... ah Ryan (Year 12) heads to London! elebrate current Year 12 student, Hannah Ryan, who is one of ten Australian Year 12 students, (and the only Victorian) who have been chosen to attend the London International Youth Science Forum.
Atlanta Eke (2000) Wins Keir Choreographic Award
Atlanta Eke (2000) wins Keir Choreographic Award nta Eke, a Melbourne-based dancer, choreographer and teacher, has won the inaugural Keir Choreographic Award with Body of Work, a piece that achieves what it promises: "an infinite present, a present always already there and continuing on into th... k here to read more!
Congratulations Anabelle Smith!
We are thrilled to congratulate (pictured right) Anabelle Smith (2010) and Maddison Keeney for winning the Bronze medal in the Women's Synchronised 3m Springboard Final, at Royal Commonwealth Pool during day seven of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Ga... ratulations Anabelle Smith! re thrilled to congratulate Anabelle Smith (2010) and Maddison Keeney for winning the Bronze medal!
Vale Sr Philomene Tiernan RSCJ
It is with much sadness that I write to inform you that one of our dearly loved and much respected RSCJ, Sister Philomene Tiernan, was on the Malaysian airlines flight that was shot down on the Russian-Ukraine border. Sister Phil was an alumna of St... Sr Philomene Tiernan RSCJ s with much sadness that I write to inform you that one of our dearly loved and much respected RSCJ, Sister Philomene Tiernan, was on the Malaysian airlines flight that was shot down on the Russian-Ukraine border.
Sophie's Contemplative Corner
Sophie's Contemplative Corner is the first Sophie's Contemplative Corner for Term 3 2014
Bring Back Our Girls
Bring Back Our Girls ie he spirit of being children of the Sacred Heart, our School Co-Captains Alexandra Hopkins and Bridie Brittain incorporated an extra item into the Year 12 Procession of Lanterns service. unique and very moving annual ceremony marks the "beginning of the end" of the Year 12 students’ school journey, but also the beginning of a journey into the outer world. Hence, as a legacy to the raising of girls’ voices and a...
Vale Rosemary Hayes (nee Toohey)
Rosemary was suffering from a very aggressive form of cancer and has been hospitalised for the past few weeks.Rosemary was an alumna (nee Toohey) of the class of 1972 and also worked at Sacré Cœur for the last 25 years in a number of adm... Rosemary Hayes (nee Toohey) ie Tucker s with great sadness that I convey to you that Rosemary Hayes, our Student Receptionist passed away quietly on Saturday morning, surrounded by her family.
Just Announced...Karishma Mallawarachchy Selected As The ASCA State Champion!
Just announced...Karishma Mallawarachchy selected as the ASCA State Champion! ie Tucker s with great pride that we congratulate Karishma Mallawarachchy of Year 12 (2013) who was nominated by the examiners of the 2013 Speech examinations for the Australian Speech and Communication Association (ASCA) Directors award for excellence. s prestigious award is a State wide prize for students who present an outstanding level in their Examination for Speech for the year. It gives us great pleasure to announce that Karishma Mallawarachchy has been selected as the winner of 2013 Aust...
Laura Petruccelli (School Captain 2008) Announced As A Winner In The 2014 Cannes Young Lions Competition
Laura Petruccelli (School Captain 2008) announced as a winner in the 2014 Cannes Young Lions competition Corp Australia has revealed the winners of its 2014 Cannes Young Lions competition to represent Australia at this year’s advertising festival. Finalists were challenged to respond to a brief inside 24 hours for the Murdoch Childrens Research I... winning teams of two were announced at an event held at News Corp’s Sydney offices. The winners receive return flights to Nice in France, accommodation and a Young Lions all-access pass to the Cannes Festival. The five winning teams a...
Sacré Cœur Is One Of Only 3 Schools In Victoria To Receive Maths Active Accreditation!
Sacré Cœur is one of only 3 schools in Victoria to receive Maths Active Accreditation! e have been some very exciting developments in Mathematics at Sacré Cœur this year. stly we have been granted Maths Active Schools accreditation; a very prestigious accreditation. To be accredited involved a very rigorous process led by our Head of Mathematics, Caroline Brown and Joigny Numeracy leader, Robert Tighe. T...
Premier's Awards For Emma Hodge And Bernadette Toohey
On Tuesday 29 April Mrs Jennifer Carter (Director of Studies), Ms Poulson (Global Politics teacher), Mr Maguire (Australian History teacher) and Mr Scott (Psychology teacher) attended the Premier's awards for 2013 to witness two of our Class of 2013,... ier's Awards for Emma Hodge and Bernadette Toohey ie received her award in Psychology, having received a Premier's award for Business Management the previous year and Bernadette received two awards, Global Politics and Australian History to complement her award for Legal Studies in 2012. This is a...
GSV Diving And Swimming Carnival
The results are in and we have much to be proud of including two Silver medals and five new records! are the results from the GSV Swimming and Diving Finals Evening, held on Tuesday 1 April 2014 . It must be said that the calibre of competitor is extremely high and that to qualify for this event is an achievement in itself; to win a medal is 't... Diving and Swimming Carnival ie
On Wednesday 26 March, Round 2 of Debating was held with very exciting results – 9 out of 12 wins and 12 best speakers! Congratulations to the following girls on their latest highly successful round of Debating: A Grade 1: Win! Hannah Lim, Jess... ting Success! ie ednesday 26 March, Round 2 of Debating was held with very exciting results – 9 out of 12 wins and 12 best speakers!
Voice Of Inspiration - Mandy McCracken Speaks At The St Kevin's And Sacré Cœur Tennis Day
Voice of inspiration - Mandy McCracken speaks at the St Kevin's and Sacré Cœur Tennis Day ie than a game of tennis! On Tuesday 25 March the Parent’s Associations from Sacré Cœur and St Kevin’s joined forces for the sixteenth annual Tennis Day, followed by a luncheon at the St Kevin’s Pavilion. than a game of tennis! On Tuesday 25 March the Parent’s Associations from Sacré Cœur and St Kevin’s joined forces for the sixteenth annual Tennis Day, followed by a luncheon at the St Kevin’s Pavilion. &n...
Brittany Kleinig, Eliza Garlepp And Zoe Moorhead Celebrate International Women's Day With The Honourable Ms Bronwyn Bishop
Brittany Kleinig, Eliza Garlepp and Zoe Moorhead celebrate International Women's Day with the Honourable Ms Bronwyn Bishop ie inish a successful week of celebrating women, we were fortunate enough to meet the Honourable Ms Bronwyn Bishop, speaker of Parliament at Ms Kelly O’Dwyer’s office in Malvern. inish a successful week of celebrating women, we were fortunate enough to meet the Honourable Ms Bronwyn Bishop, speaker of Parliament at Ms Kelly O’Dwyer’s office in Malvern. Along with students from various schools, we had the chanc...
Current Year 8 Students Win Kairos Award
Current Year 8 students win Kairos Award unday 15 March, current Year 8 students, Jessica Mounas, Emma Walling, Krystal Salloum and Madeline Barr won The Kairos Award (Secondary) at the CEOM Annual Art Exhibition 2014. unday 15 March, current Year 8 students, Jessica Mounas, Emma Walling, Krystal Salloum and Madeline Barr won The Kairos Award (Secondary) at the CEOM Annual Art Exhibition 2014. The prize was for their silk cut lino prints which were created in t... ie
Zoë Alford Short Listed For Top Class!
Zoë Alford short listed for Top Class! s with immense pride that we announce current Year 12 student Zoë Alford was shortlisted and performed in the Contemporary Dance section of The Season of Excellence - Top Class 2014. p;Zoë has been dancing for over thirteen years and is thrilled to have been chosen to perform in this season's Season of Excellence - Top Class. She has done Digby House and all of the Sacré Coeur community proud. Congratu...
Snap Shots For Now...
Snap shots for now... how we celebrated International Women's Day in the next Newsletter! rnational Women's Day
Year 6 Leadership Liturgy
Throughout the year, the girls enjoy many opportunities to shine and serve, conducting School tours, greeting visitors, acting as comperes for Joigny assemblies and assisting the younger students. We are immensely proud of the girls and look f... é Cœur inducted our Year 6 students to their leadership positions on Friday 24 February. During the liturgy, each Year 6 student stood before all the Joigny students and teachers to make their promise of commitment and pledge their leadership b... 6 Leadership Liturgy ie Tucker
2014 Awards Assembly
For the benefit of our new students and staff members, you may remember that within our Sacred Heart Tradition we have a Focus Goal guide our practice over the year. At our brief assembly on your first day I shared with you our Focus Goal for 2014 'A... Awards Assembly ie Tucker s with great pleasure that I welcome you to our first Assembly for 2014. This morning we make welcome a number of invited guests: Members of the Barat Community Bernadette Toohey, DUX of the Year 12 class of 2013, together with her family. We wel...
Bella, Emily And Monica Selected For Top Arts
Top Arts is part of the annual VCE Season of Excellence program which comprises twelve concerts (Top Class and Top Acts), two exhibitions (Top Designs and Top Arts), and multiple screenings of short films (Top Screen) presented in Melbourne’s m... a, Emily and Monica selected for Top Arts s with immense pride that we announce that Class of 2013 students, Bella Kelly, Emily Hubbard and Monica Sestito have had their VCE Studio Arts artworks selected for Top Arts 2014.
Sr Marita Fitzgerald RSCJ Celebrates 70 Years
It is beautifully apt that Sr Marita celebrates this milestone in the year in which our Focus Goal is “A personal and active faith in God”. Surely there could be no greater example of living out this goal to its fullest. In a wonder... arita Fitzgerald RSCJ celebrates 70 years uesday, staff and members of the Barat community joined together with Sr Marita to celebrate the 70 year anniversary of her entry into the Society of the Sacred Heart.
Sacré Cœur Alumna Named To USA University Dean’s List
Sacré Cœur Alumna named to USA University Dean’s List ael McDonough, from the Class of 2012, has been named to the Dean’s List at Dickinson State University in North Dakota, USA. ongratulate Rachael on this impressive academic achievement, which meant she had achieved a Grade Point Average of 3.50 or above. The letter notifying Rachael of her achievement from Dr Cynthia Pemberton, Provost & VIce President for Academic...
Remarkable Results From The Class Of 2013
We are ranked 7th of all schools in Victoria, and for the second consecutive year we are the highest performing Catholic School in the state. For full details please click here. again our students have excelled in their VCE results with a remarkable 85.14% of the cohort achieving an ATAR of over 80. rkable Results from the Class of 2013
Academic Excellence Award For Emma
Academic Excellence Award for Emma 12 student, Emma Hodge, has been awarded the 2013 University of Melbourne Extension Program Prize for Academic Excellence in Psychology for her work in the University's Extension Program this year. prize is awarded to the highest achieving Extension Program Psychology student who has also obtained a result of first class honours (H1) in each semester of study this year. Emma was presented with her award today at the Extension Program Celeb...
Four Students Shortlisted For Top Arts And Top Designs
Four students shortlisted for Top Arts and Top Designs 12 students Bella Kelly, Emily Hubbard and Monica Sestito, have had their Studio Arts work shortlisted for Top Arts and Charlotte Nanfra has been shortlisted for Top Designs for her Visual Communication Design work. Arts and Top Designs form part of the annual VCE Season of Excellence program and selected entries will have their works on public display at the Melbourne Museum (Top Designs) and the National Gallery of Victoria (Top Arts). This result is a cre...
Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars
Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars School warmly congratulates Year 10 students, Caroline Xue and Sathya Thavendran, on their selection into the University of Melbourne’s 2015 Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars program. year, the University receives in excess of 1800 applications for this prestigious program and only 700 are selected. The Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars Program is an academic enrichment program designed to support high-achieving Victorian and sele...
Joanna Named In Australian Fast5 Team
Joanna named in Australian Fast5 team ratulations Joanna Weston (Class of 2011) who has been selected for the Australian Fast5 team that will compete in November’s Fast5 Netball World Series in New Zealand. is a wonderful achievement and fantastic opportunity for Joanna. We are so proud of you – you are certainly leading by example and following your heart! For the full report - please click here.
VALE Class Of 2013
VALE Class of 2013 as with great pride that we farewelled the Class of 2013 at this week’s Valedictory celebrations. formal farewell began with a Mass on Tuesday evening to celebrate their journey as a Child of the Sacred Heart at Sacré Cœur, Burke Road. This beautiful Mass is attended by their families and friends and held in our resplendent Schoo...
Conversations With Marg
Conversations with Marg ntimate group of approximately twenty students, all with dreams of strutting the stage, had the opportunity to talk to Marg Downey (Class of 1979) about life in the performing arts. lumna of Sacré Cœur (Class of 1979), Marg is one of Australia’s leading comedy actors, and is best known for the numerous characters she brilliantly portrayed on the comedy series Fast Forward. Marg has also been applauded for ...
Small Pleasures Lunch Continues To Strike A Chord
Small Pleasures Lunch continues to strike a chord aturday 12 October, the second annual ‘Small Pleasures Luncheon’ was held in the Florence Buckley Hall to raise money for the Sacré Cœur Small Pleasures Fund. first event to raise funds for the Small Pleasures Fund, which is managed in association with the Alumnae Association, was held in October last year and, boosted by some additional donations received throughout the year, has been able to provide ...
Bertille Wins Top State Prize For French Competition
Bertille wins top state prize for French competition ratulations to Year 11 student, Bertille Dalle, who achieved first place in Victoria in the Year 12 oral section of the Alliance Française Berthe Mouchette Competition. ille was one of four students who reached the finals of this competition and it is a significant achievement to have been awarded the highest honour in the State. She will be presented with her prize at the Awards Ceremony at the Glen Eira Town H...
Congratulations Blue Ribbons 2013-2014
In a change to previous years, two new positions have been created by the splitting of Drama and Visual Arts into two prefect positions and the introduction of a new portfolio, the Sustainability Prefect. In total, there are now twenty Blue Rib... ratulations Blue Ribbons 2013-2014 ty positions of leadership – the Blue Ribbons – were announced at a Special Assembly today.
Year 11s Bring Home Silver In The Nationals!
Year 11s bring home silver in the Nationals! 11 students Eliza, Sangita, Elena and Karen achieved a second place in the Senior Theatre division of the RoboCup Junior Australian National Championships, held in Brisbane. girls performed their 'Day at the Beach' presentation which included the following robots: jellyfish, ice-cream truck, two crabs, two dogs, people, waves, oysters, beach umbrellas and an exploding treasure chest. All created, choreographed,...
Love Courage Hope Coloured Ribbon Day
Love Courage Hope Coloured Ribbon Day y we celebrated Coloured Ribbon Day to raise funds for the Love Courage Hope Foundation. Love Courage Hope Foundation was founded by the Doswell family in memory of Glenn Doswell, dad of Lucy in Year 9. Over the past two years, Lucy and her friends have sold pink and green ribbons to staff and students to honour the day and to raise ...
Congratulations Cathy McGowan MP!
Sacré Cœur warmly congratulates Cathy McGowan (Class of 1971) on her successful election to the seat of Indi. ratulations Cathy McGowan MP! y has always been extremely generous with her time to the Alumnae Association over the years and her presentations are always inspirational. She spoke most recently at the ASCA Conference in Sydney last year. She has also spoken at the GLS breakf...
Four Students Selected For National Youth Science Forum In 2014
Four students selected for National Youth Science Forum in 2014 nprecedented four students have been selected to attend the 2014 NYSF in January 2014. exceptionally high quality of the candidates at Sacré Cœur led to four students being selected rather than the usual one per school. This summer, Karen Bayros, Emily Coady, Elena Pereira and Hannah Ryan will attend the National...
Student Success At RoboCup, Alliance Francaise And Manningham Eisteddfod
Student success at RoboCup, Alliance Francaise and Manningham Eisteddfod ols are certainly busy places but a number of our students have enjoyed recent successes at competitions held outside of school. riday, Year 11 students Eliza Elliott-Durrell, Sangita Iyer, Karen Bayros and Elena Pereira won the Senior Dance Theatre division of the RoboCup Junior Victorian State Finals and were also named overall Dance Champions for the second time. They w...
Our Beautiful Gardens In Bloom
Thousands of daffodils diligently planted in the last two years by our talented gardener, Jarrod Williams, have resulted in the dramatic splash of yellow that greets visitors as they wind their way up the main driveway. There is something eternally c... beautiful gardens in bloom ough the weather is still feeling a little wintry, the Sacré Cœur gardens are definitely looking like spring!
Happy Sacred Heart Week!
Happy Sacred Heart Week! ed Heart Week is a beautiful tradition at Sacré Cœur and in our 125th year it is especially poignant. week commenced with a Morning Prayer service and special morning teas were held to welcome our International Exchange Students and students from Obayashi in Japan. The visitors were treated to traditional Aussie favourites of ANZAC biscuits...
Carla Wins Australian Student Prize
Carla wins Australian Student Prize s of 2012 student, Carla Massaria, has won an Australian Student Prize for academic excellence. Australian Student Prize is awarded by the Australian Government and only 500 students nationally are selected for this highly competitive and prestigious award. The award recognises Carla's academic achievements in 2012. In addition to her Austr...
A Night Of Nights!
A night of nights! é Cœur celebrated its musical heritage at the 125 Year Whole School Music Concert at the Melbourne Recital Centre last night. the first time in our history, girls from Prep to Year 12 were represented on stage in performances that ranged from Choirs and Ensembles to Orchestras and Jazz Bands. Our own Community Choir performed three songs to the delight of our audience. ...
We Welcome Children Of The Sacred Heart
We welcome Children of the Sacred Heart é Cœur welcomes ten students from Sacred Heart schools in France, USA and Japan as part of the School’s annual Exchange Program. s said that as a child of the Sacred Heart, you are never alone in the world and so it is that these students will become a part of school life at Sacré Cœur for the next few weeks – enjoying our House Athletics Carnival this F...
Author Danny Katz Visits Sacré Cœur
Author Danny Katz visits Sacré Cœur onday, Year 9 students were treated to a funny and inspiring presentation by author and columnist, Danny Katz. y spoke about his love of the writing process; how he often finds inspiration in the smallest of things and how he transforms this into funny and very original prose. Danny read to the students from his books Little Lunch and SCUM – both bo...
Two Premier’s Awards!
Two Premier’s Awards! ratulations to Emma Hodge and Bernadette Toohey who are the recipients of a prestigious Premier’s Award for studies undertaken in 2012. year students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the Victorian Certificate of Education are recognised at the Premier’s VCE Awards. Both students undertook a Year 12 study whilst in Year 11 and achieved a perfect score of 50....
Celebrating Leadership – Past And Present
Celebrating leadership – past and present seventy past Captains, Vice Captains and Duxes gathered in the Kirby room on Saturday to enjoy a luncheon celebrating leadership in our 125 Year anniversary. spirit of community and belonging was immediately apparent as the women from as far back as 1942, to our most recent alumnae mixed and mingled happily. Over lunch, the women heard from two of their own – guest speakers who spoke from the he...
Year 12s Suspended! For A Good Cause…
Year 12s suspended! For a good cause… Year 12s headed with their teachers to the local coffee shops to raise money for the Prahran Mission Café. lin Preyser, Year 12, had heard about the ‘suspended coffee’ initiative via the social networking site, Twitter, and she brought the idea to her RE class as a possible fundraising initiative. Fellow student, Bernadette Toohey, suggest...
A Knight’s Tale
A Knight’s Tale 10s were treated to an insight into the mind of the political cartoonist this morning with a visit from Herald Sun cartoonist, Mark Knight. f and students alike were enthralled by Mark as he took them through the creative process fraught by deadlines, editors and sometimes, the egos of the politicians themselves! The audience witnessed as Mark quickly whipped up an original pen and i...
VALE Sr Margaret Lentaigne RSCJ
A Memorial Service for Sr Margaret Lentaigne RSCJ, much loved member of the Barat Community for many years who passed away in early May, was held last Thursday in the School Chapel. entaigne had a particular interest in the Music Faculty, was a great musician, teacher and role model and taught many of our students over the years the School Hymn – Coeur de Jesus. Our current students will continue to honour her th... Sr Margaret Lentaigne RSCJ
Blue Ribbons Assist At 62nd Xavier Maytime Fair
Blue Ribbons assist at 62nd Xavier Maytime Fair aturday, our Blue Ribbon Co-Captains Anna Xue and Kathleen Shirer helped coordinate a number of fellow student volunteers who manned the Snow-Cone stall at the Xavier Maytime Fair. has been a long-standing tradition whereby Sacré Cœur lends assistance to this worthy annual event that helps raise money for for the work of Jesuit Mission. The Jesuit Mission helps people all around the world, including...
A Celebration Of Mothers
A celebration of Mothers e to 400 mothers and daughters came along to our annual celebration of Mothers and Daughters – the Mother Daughter Mass and Breakfast on Sunday. as truly a beautiful morning with a selection of girls touching our hearts by sharing special reflections of their mothers during the Mass celebrated by Fr Anthony Phillips. Later in the Kirby the mums and their girls shared a lovely breakfast &n...
Congratulations Stuart! ratulations to Stuart House who won House Arts Festival trophy 2013 y year the Arts Festival is the most hotly contested and anticipated senior House event and this year was no exception. This year, in our own year of celebration, the theme of celebration was linked to each House by a unique celebration day. ...
2013 Sacré Cœur Foundation Annual Golf Day
2013 Sacré Cœur Foundation Annual Golf Day teen teams competed in an Ambrose event for the 2013 Sacré Cœur Foundation Golf Day on Monday 29 April and helped raise funds for the Sacré Cœur Foundation Building Fund. as another successful day at Commonwealth Golf Club helped along by better weather and great camaraderie with all participants enjoying a pleasant day on the green. Congratulations to all who took part in this fantastic event and special congratu...
Joigny Students Go Totally Wild!
Joigny students go Totally Wild! onday , Joigny students in Prep, Years 1 and 2 met Network Ten’s Totally Wild presenter, Natalie Hunter and Producer, Kylie Smith to further enhance their inquiry into animals. students were entertained with clips from the popular children’s TV show and were fascinated by some of the antics of animals when on camera. Natalie has been presenting for Totally Wild for seven years and she shared footage and stories wh...
Welcome To Fr Hien Vu
Welcome to Fr Hien Vu n ongoing commitment to the building of our faith community we have been able to offer to both students and staff more opportunities to celebrate Mass on a regular basis. This increase in offerings is due to the generosity of Fr Hien Vu from St M... s anticipated that in addition to our regular Mass program, each Senior School Religious Education class will participate in an individual class Mass to be celebrated in Mater’s Chapel. During this term, the Year 9 students have already sha...
125 Years Of Community At Burke Road
In the morning we held a special Mass to celebrate the launch of the book 125 Years: 125 Stories, the unveiling of the photographs in a special gallery in the Janet Erskine Stuart Centre and the official opening of the Cor Unum Walk, a key feature in... years of community at Burke Road he building of community as a Christian value” is this year’s focus goal and yesterday, the School shone in the way it lived out this Sacred Heart goal with over 1000 people enjoying two major events.
More Exciting News From The Arts
More exciting news from The Arts pieces of artwork from students from Prep to Year 12 have been selected for the CEO Visual Art Exhibition in March 2013. Visual Art Exhibition is held every year and coincides with Catholic Education Week which showcases the best of Catholic student art at the Victorian Artists’ Society in East Melbourne. This is a fabulous outcome for our students and highli...
Sacré Cœur Turns Central Park Pink!
Sacré Cœur turns Central Park Pink! hat was a fabulous community event on the weekend, the School raised over $5600 in its inaugural McGrath Foundation Pink Stumps Twenty 20 Cricket match on Sunday. ratulations to the parents on their emphatic victory over staff. Organiser, Head of Sport, Walter Tedde, said of their win “This just underlines our commitment to ensuring that they, along with their daughters, are given the best poss...
VCE Results 2012
Congratulations to our Year 12 students on the wonderful results they have attained for their VCE examinations. Results 2012 full details please click here.
Lauren And Stephanie Shortlisted For Top Designs
Lauren and Stephanie shortlisted for Top Designs 12 students, Lauren Conti and Stephanie Rogers, have been shortlisted for the VCAA Top Designs exhibition which forms part of the VCAA Season of Excellence program. Designs is an annual exhibition at the Melbourne Museum presenting work created by students who completed VCE Media, Product Design and Technology, Food and Technology, Systems Engineering, Visual Communication and Design and VCE VET Interactive ...
Two Year 10 Students Selected For Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars Program
Two Year 10 students selected for Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars Program ratulations to Year 10 students, Emily Coady and Sangita Iyer, who have been selected for the University of Melbourne's prestigious Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholar's Program. Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholar's Program is an academic enrichment program designed to support high-achieving students in realising their full potential. The program was established in 2007 and is named in honour of eminent scholar, leading educatio...
Shoes For Samar Philanthropic Initiative
Shoes for Samar philanthropic initiative ty large boxes chock-full with backpacks left Sacré Cœur last week on their mission to bring smiles to the faces of 90 poverty stricken children who attend the Sacred Heart Learning Centre in Samar, Philippines. project was initiated to help support the SHIFT Foundation in their quest to bring Christmas gifts to families who live on less than $2 per day Joigny families and many Sacré Cœur staff participated by being allocated a child for wh...
Year 10s Perform Modern Day Classic
Year 10s perform modern day classic 10 Drama students yesterday staged a modern version of the Greek tragedy Antigone. students gave two performances, one at lunch time for fellow students and staff, and one last night in front of an audience of family and friends. The students have every right to be proud of a truly wonderful performance. The girls had wor...
Farewell Class Of 2012
Farewell Class of 2012 a beautiful 24 hours we have enjoyed with our Year 12s. Mass and a Valedictory celebration with their parents on Tuesday evening were followed by the traditional Valedictory breakfast enjoyed with the Principal, the Leadership Team, the Barat co... s at this breakfast that the Class Captains formally thanked their Homeroom teachers and presented a small token of appreciation. The Blue Ribbon Co-Captains, Emma Cowan and Gracie O’Halloran, officially thanked the Barat Community, M...
A Most Dramatic Opening!
A most dramatic opening! many buildings can boast such a creative “ribbon cutting” ceremony as our new Janet Erskine Stuart Centre when Sr Joan Pender RSCJ used a silver mallet to smash rubber tubing that had been soaked in liquid nitrogen. effect was dramatic and beautifully apt for our fabulous new state-of-the-art science facility. Parents, past parents, Sacré Cœur Board and Sacré Cœur Foundation Board members, staff, students, RSCJ and friends of the Sc...
French Village Fair – Très Magnifique!
French Village Fair – Très magnifique! sands of people attended our biennial French Village Fair on Saturday and once again, the spirit of the Sacré Cœur community was captured by the joy, love and laughter present on the School grounds. sky was mostly blue for the entire day, but even a sprinkling of rain didn’t deter from the fun of the fair. There really was something for everyone! From rock climbing and rides, cupcakes and snow cones, face painting and manic...
Sacré Cœur Girls Cultivating Community Spirit At Kinglake
Sacré Cœur girls cultivating community spirit at Kinglake 9 students braved Melbourne’s unpredictable weather in the last few weeks to assist the Kinglake community with tree-planting, clean-up and restoration projects. girls planted trees and shrubs, weeded garden beds and replaced stakes and tree guards on existing saplings planted around the new Kinglake Community Youth Centre. As the girls discovered, the Centre is located on one of the windiest parts ...
Congratulations To Our Blue Ribbons 2012 / 2013!
Congratulations to our Blue Ribbons 2012 / 2013! special Assembly held in the Hall this afternoon, our new Blue Ribbon leaders for 2012 / 13 were announced to the entire senior school staff and students. re Ms Ryan announced the new leaders, she commended the Year 11 cohort as more than 80% of the year level put their hand up for a leadership role. “We knew that this would mean the calibre of leadership shared next year would be extraordina...
Year 10s RoboCup Junior Victoria State Champions!
Year 10s RoboCup Junior Victoria State Champions! ratulations to the Year 10 group who entered the RoboCup Junior Victoria competition and took out the state title for Senior Dance Theatre champions. girls competed last Friday with their robot which danced to “Welcome to Wonderland” from Wonderland the Musical. The RoboCup Junior Dance integrates Science, Technology and the Arts. Participants are required to program their robots t...
The Sacré Cœur Community Celebrates Fathers
The Sacré Cœur community celebrates fathers é Cœur dads were treated to an early Father’s Day today as the girls brought their cherished dads to School participate in the annual Father’s Day Mass and Breakfast. three hundred dads and daughters gathered in the Hall this morning for a Mass dedicated to a celebration of fatherhood. After Mass, the dads and their girls enjoyed a hearty cooked breakfast and treats in the Kirby centre – with many...
Australia And New Zealand Sacred Heart Schools Meet At Burke Road
Australia and New Zealand Sacred Heart Schools meet at Burke Road annual Formation to Mission Conference was held at Burke Road last week and our Kirby Centre was filled with guests from Kincoppal-Rose Bay, Stuartholme, Baradene College and Sacré Cœur. er welcoming comments, Principal, Maureen Ryan spoke of the connection that the four schools share. “Each are gifted with our Five goals of a Sacred Heart Education – and each goal asks something of us. All five goals both indiv...
A Week Of Tree Day Activities For Our Green Gangs!
A week of Tree Day activities for our Green Gangs! week our students participated in numerous activities to celebrate National Tree Day and Schools Tree Day. ednesday, a group of Joigny students, together with dad and landscape gardener Mr Jim Kariotis and Blue Ribbon Co-Captains Grace and Emma, planted trees in our 'native forest' – many of which have been donated by the Department of Sustainab...
Scholarships Now Available
Scholarships now available é Cœur is pleased to offers scholarships for entry into Years 9, 10 and 11 in 2013. larships are open to all students who are currently in Years 8, 9 and 10. Sacré Cœur students may apply. Registration is made by downloading and completing the Registration form available on our scholarships page. Please click ...
Cadetship For Lexi
Cadetship for Lexi 12 student Lexi Saul has been awarded a great start to her future career with a cadetship from the accountancy firm, Ferrier Hodgson. tships are awarded to Year 12 students with excellent results and planning to commence a Bachelor of Business/Commerce degree majoring in Accounting. The first two years of Lexi’s cadetship will involve working full-time and studying part-t...
Four Students Head To Stuartholme, Brisbane
Four students head to Stuartholme, Brisbane Sacré Cœur students have headed to Brisbane this week to participate in the Stuartholme’s Rich Task Week. 9 students, Brittany Croagh and Emma Carter; and Year 11 students, Deborah Chan and Renee Chandra, will participate in a range of activities including a trip to Moreton Bay to visit the Nungeena Women’s Spirituality Centre and a creat...
Premier’s Awards For Class Of 2011
The School is immensely proud to announce that Class of 2011 students, Stephanie Lightfoot, Anna McDermott and Vanessa Nanfra, have been awarded VCE Premier’s Awards. year students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the Victorian Certificate of Education are recognised at the Premier’s VCE Awards. Stephanie won a Premier’s Award for English and Australian History, Anna won a Premier&... ier’s Awards for Class of 2011
Two Finalists For 2012 Silk Cut Awards
Two finalists for 2012 Silk Cut Awards 10 student Claudia Sullivan and Year 7 student Melanie Nagle have been selected as finalists for the prestigious Silk Cut Awards. r work will be on exhibit at the Glen Eira City Gallery in the Glen Eira Town Hall from 8 to 23 September. The official opening will be held on Friday 7 September 2012 when the winners of the Grand Prize and the Purchase Prizes for the Silk...
Year 11s Sleep Out For The Homeless
Year 11s sleep out for the homeless Year 11 students and two of their teachers spent a cold night on the gym floor last night to raise money for City Mission. art of the Health and Human Development Unit 1 course, the students have been studying the issues affecting youth in Australia – including the growing number of youth who are homeless. To help raise money for City Mission and to create awar...
The Lights Shone Brightly On Friday Night.
The lights shone brightly on Friday night. 160 people enjoyed the first of our annual Shining Light Dinners and listened to guest speaker, Ms Christine Nixon, give a truly inspirational speech about leadership. Kirby was transformed and looked truly beautiful as the community came together to celebrate. The room was filled with parents, past and present, alumnae, staff, students and friends of Sacré Cœur – all with the one centr...
Sacré Cœur And Korowa Meet In Prayer.
Sacré Cœur and Korowa meet in prayer. Sacré Cœur community welcomed staff and Year 12 students from Korowa Anglican Girls’ School to the schools’ annual Ecumenical service. Saul, our Liturgy Prefect, greeted the congregation with the following words: "We gather today in the spirit of cooperation and unity. What unifies us is more than our geographical proximity or our common educational goals: We share communities ...
Joigny Musical – An Enchanting Fairy Tale Soup
Joigny Musical – an enchanting Fairy Tale Soup Frogs, multiple Hansels and Gretels, Fairy Godmothers and Goldilocks and the Three Bores were amongst a wondrous cast of colourful characters in this year’s Joigny Musical – Fairy Tale Soup. two nights, the students of Joigny thrilled audiences with performances that cast a spotlight on the creative energy and spirit of some of our youngest students. “The Joigny Musical is a true celebration of community spirit,” said Ja...
Stephanie Wins Australian Student Prize
Stephanie wins Australian Student Prize ratulations Class of 2011 student, Stephanie Lightfoot, who has been awarded the Australian Student Prize. Australian Student Prize is an Australian Government initiative designed to give national recognition to academic excellence and achievement in secondary education, particularly in senior secondary years. The Prize comprises a certificate and a p...
First Reconciliation hursday, sixteen Joigny students received the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time. prayerful ceremony, the students reflected on the importance of forgiveness in their lives. Throughout their preparation, the students developed an understanding of God as a forgiving Father, who loves and cares for each one of them in a very sp...
Week Of Prayer Culminates With Feast Of St Madeleine Sophie Barat
Week of Prayer culminates with Feast of St Madeleine Sophie Barat é Cœur has celebrated its annual Week of Prayer in a number of reflective and faith-based activities and today we celebrate the Feast day of our Foundress, St Madeleine Sophie Barat. y we gather to celebrate her gift of life and her gift of love. Madeleine Sophie is the spiritual mother of all those who make up the Sacré Cœur Community – the current students, the alumnae and staff .She is a role model of ho...
Connecting...Mothers Mentoring Daughters Into Womanhood
Connecting...Mothers Mentoring Daughters into Womanhood uesday night, over 60 mothers (and one proud father) along with some staff members and special guest presenters came together for an evening of activities designed to enhance and build upon the connection between mother and daughter. ughout the evening, mothers and daughters came together in a shared experience and, sentiments were expressed with deep authenticity through the personal narratives and reflections of each of our presenters. Kristan Dwyer, an alumna from the Clas...
Congratulations Digby! Winner Of House Arts Festival Cup 2012
Congratulations Digby! Winner of House Arts Festival Cup 2012 hotly contested event that pitched the ancient worlds against each other, Digby’s creative depiction of Meso-America was a triumph at this year’s Arts Festival. annual House Arts Festival is a much anticipated event on the School calendar. It provides audiences with an abundance of song, dance, drama, colour and much laughter in the cleverly honed scripts. The four Houses were given a theme –...
Mums And Dads Go Back To School
Over sixty mums and dads from Prep to Year 6 came back to school on Thursday for a parent information session on contemporary maths learning. and dads go back to School ny Numeracy Leader, Ms Michele Klooger, led an informative session for parents giving them an insight into the teaching and problem-solving methods used in the classroom today to develop confidence and a ‘can-do’ attitude to maths.&nb...
Parents And Friends Mother-Daughter Mass
Parents and Friends Mother-Daughter Mass 400 mothers and daughters gathered on a chilly Sunday morning to participate in a Mass which celebrated the pivotal roles of mothers in our lives. r the Mass, they joined as community in sharing a hearty breakfast. The Opening Prayer of the Mass expressed our admirations and hopes: Pour out your blessing upon our mothers, and those who are like mothers to us.They show us a glimpse of what y...
The Leader In Me
The Leader in Me 6 parents were delighted by the range of action plans presented by their daughters in the Year 6 Action Project – the Leader in Me. was the culmination of a six week inquiry project where the students selected and studied a female leader they admire. As part of the project, they were required to write an essay which demonstrated the traits of their chosen role model, their a...
Cyber Safety Expert For Parent Workshops This Week
Cyber safety expert for parent workshops this week esponse to parent requests, the School is hosting a series of cyber safety workshops for parents of students from Years 5 to 9 facilitated by cyber safety expert, author and psychologist, Ms Tena Davies. seminars are designed to help parents understand the top five cyber risks to a young person’s wellbeing and which are most relevant for young women. These include: learning how to prevent and respond effectively to common cyber risks learni...
Introducing Notre Monde In Year 9
Year 9 at Sacré Cœur has been designed to capture the imagination of girls at this age and stage of their schooling. Research shows Year 9 students need to be excited by their learning, willing to take risks and find their own voice. The... oducing Notre Monde in Year 9 é Cœur has launched its exciting Year 9 program for 2012 and beyond– Notre Monde (Our World).
Year 9s Learning And Creating: Notre Monde Sacreate
Year 9s learning and creating: Notre Monde Sacreate as a culmination of six weeks work that saw the Year 9 students proudly displaying their printed Zines at the Notre Monde Expo last week. art of the Notre Monde program, the Year 9 students completed their first Notre Monde unit, Sacreate, and published Zines on niche subjects. The subject ranges were vast – from food to fashion, music, social justice and much more. The girls...
Top Arts And Top Designs Exhibition Open This Week
Top Arts and Top Designs exhibition open this week Top Arts and Top Designs exhibition will both open this week. Art and design works from Class of 2011 students, Bronte Berenger and Jessica Xuan will be on display. Arts opens on Wednesday 22 March at the National Gallery of Victoria (Federation Square) where Bronte has two artworks on display. The exhibition will run until Sunday 15 July. Top Designs opens on Friday 23 March at the Melbourne Museum where Je...
Madeline Wins Top Catholic Education Office Art Prize
Madeline wins top Catholic Education Office Art prize line Wood, Class of 2011, will be awarded the Julia Flynn Memorial Prize by the Catholic Education Office in a special presentation this weekend. Julia Flynn Memorial Prize is the Catholic Education Office’s most prestigious prize and is awarded to the secondary student who demonstrates talent and potential and whose work reflects the spirit of the Catholic Education Week Visual Arts...
Dads And Daughters Making Movie Magic!
Dads and daughters making movie magic! sixty dads and their daughters strode the red carpet to the School’s Kirby Centre last night to learn how to make movies using their iPads at the Dads and Daughters iMovie Night. up and coming movie producers from Years 5, 6 and 9, along with their director dads, spent an hour filming and editing short movies using only their iPads, under the guidance of eLearning Coordinator, Mr Andrew Scott. It was a great night of smil...
Maths Classes Go Global!
Maths classes go global! elebration of World Maths Day, Joigny students from Years 1 to 6 had the opportunity to compete online in mathematics games with students from all over the world. g the technology available in the Global Learning Centre, the girls were matched in real time with up to three other students of similar age and ability in exciting live challenges. Each challenge lasted one minute and there were three levels of ...
Celebrating International Women’s Day
Celebrating International Women’s Day ents from Prep to Year 12 today donned purple ribbons in celebration of International Women’s Day. lebratory breakfast was held for Year 10 girls to which they brought a women who is inspirational to them – it is hardly surprising that many of the guests were the girls’ mums! Special guests to the breakfast were alumnae of Sa...
Come To Open Day On Sunday!
Come to Open Day on Sunday! School will hold its annual Open Day this Sunday 4 March from 1pm to 4pm. Day is a great way to view the School, hear from the Principal, Maureen Ryan, and to see our students and staff in a range of activities and demonstrations. There is much to experience, from Zumba in the gym to science experiments and musi...
Class Of 2011 High Achievers Celebrated
Class of 2011 high achievers celebrated achievers of the Classes of 2011 and 2010 were celebrated at the annual High Achievers assembly last Thursday. cipal, Maureen Ryan referenced St Madeleine Sophie Barat and the works of Sr Janet Erskine Stuart in her address to the past and current students. What is the good of teaching various subjects- if at the same time we cannot teach children t...
Welcome Back World Travellers!
Welcome back world travellers! elcome back the fourteen Years 11 and 12 students and two staff members who participated over the summer holidays in the inaugural Antipodeans Abroad Expedition to India and the Himalayas. twenty-three day expedition to Northern India included spending two weeks in the Himalayas (trekking and involvement in a social justice community project) and a week spent sightseeing in Agra and New Delhi. A truly once in a life time complete e...
Top Results For The Arts
Top results for The Arts s of 2011 students, Bronte Berenger and Jessica Xuan, have had their works selected for the Top Arts and Top Designs exhibitions. of Bronte’s magnificent biro drawings from Studio Arts have been selected for Top Arts and will be exhibited at the National Gallery of Victoria. Jessica's outstanding Unit 3 work in Visual Communication and Design has been selected for Top...
Sacré Cœur Girls Follow Their Hearts To VCE Success
Sacré Cœur girls follow their hearts to VCE success é Cœur has again achieved outstanding VCE results including a rare perfect ATAR score of 99.95 from the Dux of the School, Stephanie Nesbit. School performs exceptionally well every year and 2011 is no different with Class of 2011 achieving an exceptional median ATAR score of 89.33. An impressive 79% of the class ranked in the top 20% with ATAR scores over 80. 46% of the class a...
Sacré Cœur Celebrates Sport
Sacré Cœur celebrates Sport onday night, the school community came together in the name of sport for the Celebration of Sport Evening. This event recognises the teams, and the individuals within those teams, who play such an important role in making sport so significant at ... GSV sport we participated in throughout Semester Two was reviewed and presentations made to the Most Valuable Player (MVP) in each team. Similarly, a Coaches Award was also presented to the individuals who, through positive work ethic and attitu...
Mrs Steedman Wins Regional Careers Award
Mrs Steedman wins Regional Careers Award senior students always speak highly of the amazing guidance and advice given to them by our Careers Counsellor, Mrs Pauline Steedman, and this has been validated through her achievement of the 2011 CEAV David Osborne Regional Careers Award. uo;The award recognises the work undertaken by Careers Practitioners – not only in the candidates workplace but through significant active involvement in the regional networks and mentoring new entrants to the Career Development Profession....
News From The Arts
News from The Arts ting news from The Arts faculty this week as we receive news that four students have been shortlisted for Top Arts, and seven students have had their artwork selected for the Catholic Education Office annual visual arts exhibition in 2012. exhibition will be held at the Victorian Artist’s Society from 13 – 18 March 2012 and will feature works on display from Zara Stretton (Prep), Maggie Thorn (Year 6), Elizabeth Busch (Year 6), Gabrielle Jordan (Year 7), Vivien Asistio ...
Speech Night 2011 - A Celebration Of The School Year
Speech Night 2011 - A Celebration of the School Year 1000 parents, students and staff attended the new look Speech Night at the fabulous Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre last night. as a wonderful event that not only afforded the opportunity to celebrate the academic and service achievements of girls across the senior school, but also to showcase some of the amazing talent that we are so privileged to nurture. The evening pr...
Community Farewell For Head Of Joigny, Ros Leyden
Community farewell for Head of Joigny, Ros Leyden Sacré Cœur families, past and present, are invited to a Mass and Picnic on Monday 28 November to farewell Mrs Ros Leyden upon her retirement at the end of 2011. is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate all she has achieved over her seventeen years as a Sacred Heart educator at Sacré Cœur. We will begin the evening with a Mass in the School Gym at 5.30pm and this will be followed by family pi...
Marvellous Maths Achievements
Marvellous Maths Achievements dd to the accolades that our girls are achieving across many subject areas, we congratulate Year 8 students Vishwethaa and Sathya on attaining Distinctions in the recent 2011 Maths Enrichment Stage. girls had also achieved great results at the 2011 Maths Competition held in August – Sathya, a High Distinction and Vishwethaa, a Distinction. In addition, we congratulate Muirin Healy in Year 10 who also achieved a High Distin...
VALE Class Of 2011
VALE Class of 2011 as with great pride that Sacré Cœur farewelled the Class of 2011 at the Valedictory celebrations on Thursday 27 October. s the tradition at Sacré Cœur, the girls began their day with a Valedictory breakfast enjoyed with the Principal, the Leadership Team, the Barat community and their teachers. It is at this breakfast that the Class Captains form...
Sensational Science Results – Gold And Silver Medals And Bursaries!
Sensational Science Results – Gold and Silver Medals and Bursaries! orks get well underway for our new Science buildings, our students continue to achieve amazing results in this discipline. 12 students who participated in the finals of the RACI National Chemical Analysis Competition have won three gold medals and twelve silver medals. These are the School’s best results ever! Congratulations to Gold Medal winners ...
Alliance Française Poetry Competition
Alliance Française Poetry Competition again Sacré Cœur students have distinguished themselves in the annual Alliance Française Berthe Mouchette Poetry Competition with many of them having received a Mention Très Honorable (High Commendation) and a Mention Honorable (Commendation... year there were two students in the secondary school who were state winners. Congratulations to: Year 7: Irene Wang who received 2nd place in Victoria for her recitation of the poem La Voix des Arbres by Marcel Béalu Year 10: ...
Great News In Science!
Great news in Science! é Cœur has scooped the pools in the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) Chemical Analysis Competition with our best ever results - five teams placed in the top eight places. competition involves the students in a practical and theoretical contest where teams of three students analyse a sample of vinegar for its ethanoic acid content. Congratulations to the following Year 12 students for their fantastic results in th...
Taking It In Our Stride
Taking it in our stride 100 Joigny Junior School children participated in the Joigny Walk Safely to School Day today. y 22 September, people from around the world get together in the streets, intersections and neighbourhood blocks to remind the world that we don't have to accept our car-dominated society. To make it easy to participate, Joigny Staff members and ...
Generations Celebrate Sacré Cœur
Generations celebrate Sacré Cœur seventy guests attended an afternoon tea held by the Alumnae Association in the Kirby yesterday to celebrate alumnae who have children in the School. as a beautiful example of community – past and present – coming together to celebrate our Sacred Heart education. Many of our current students are at Sacré Cœur because their mothers, aunts and grandmothers also att...
Alliance Française Berthe Mouchette Success
Alliance Française Berthe Mouchette Success astic results for Year 10 student, Christina Damicoucas, who was awarded state winner and Year 7 student, Irene Wang, who came second in the state in the recent Alliance Française Berthe Mouchette competition. stina recited Forêt by Albert Samain and Irene recited La Voix des Arbres by Marcel Béalu. This is a fabulous achievement for the students and a testimony to the role that the French language continues to play in our school. Th...
Dads – Come And Watch The 2011 Brownlow Medal Count At School!
Dads – Come and watch the 2011 Brownlow Medal Count at School! ent and past Sacré Cœur fathers are invited to the Inaugural Sacré Cœur Foundation Brownlow Medal Night hosted by 3AW’s Tony Leonard on Monday 26 September. and friends will be able to watch the medal count on the big screen in our very own Kirby Centre with pizza and drinks on hand for refreshments. It promises to be a fun night in a relaxed atmosphere of light-hearted football commentary. Al...
On Broadway! 16, 17 And 18 September In The Sacré Cœur Hall!
Are musicals your guilty pleasure? Do you yearn for the sights and sounds of an all-dancing, all-singing theatrical extravaganza? Sacré Cœur has the show for you! Over three performances, an irresistible combination of sass, satire... roadway! 16, 17 and 18 September in the Sacré Cœur Hall! the beat of those dancing feet...on the avenue I'm taking you to...172 Burke Road!
Tournament Of Minds
Tournament of Minds September, two secondary teams and three primary teams participated in the Tournament of Minds Regional Tournament and we congratulate all those who participated. done to Team 3 (Primary) and Team 4 (Secondary) who achieved Honours in their categories of Language and Literature. It is a huge investment of time, talent, diligence and hard work on the girls’ behalf and they were well supported by teac...
Red Group Briefs Our Youngest Environmentalists
Red Group briefs our youngest environmentalists morning Mary Boberic from Red Group spoke to our Years 1 and 2 girls about the exciting recycling initiative the school is undertaking through the RED Project. art of the Prep and Years 1 and 2 Unit of Inquiry and resourceSmart Schools, Sacré Coeur is taking part in the RED (recycle + education = make a difference) project. Students are encouraged to bring unusable flexible plastics to school to ...
12 Teams, $25 And Day Of Cooking Up A Feast!
12 Teams, $25 and day of cooking up a feast! 9 students competed in a “MasterChef” team challenge where they were given a budget and 45 minutes each for an entree, main course and dessert – all cooked on a trangia camping stove. day’s challenge was in fact a fun way for the girls to prepare for Year 9 camp in Term 4 where the students are required to plan, purchase, pack and prepare their own meals. A dish from each group for each course was laid out for Year 9 tea...
Nude Food Day A Great Success!
Nude Food Day a great success! hursday the School left plastic wrapped lunches behind and participated in a Nude Food Day – an entirely student-driven initiative. er’s cafeteria happily became involved and filled containers that girls had brought from home with stir fries and rice dishes. Many girls got into the spirit and brought lunch boxes filled with pastas, salads and noodle dishes. Congra...
Nine Girls Head To Sydney For Alumnae Tennis Cup
The students, from Years 8 to 11, will participate in this tradition of tennis involving our sister schools. participants are: Year 8: Abby ChapmanYear 9: Bridie Brittain, Elena Pereira, Alison Gilbert, Georgia QuinnYear 10... girls head to Sydney for Alumnae Tennis Cup
RoboCup Junior 2011
RoboCup Junior 2011 Friday 17 Sacré Cœur students participated in the RoboCup Junior State Finals. girls ranged from Years 6 and 9 and along with their Lego robots, competed in the Junior Dance, Senior Dance Theatre and Novice Soccer divisions. All the students worked tirelessly during their lunch times in order to prepare for RoboCup. All com...
Top Ten Athletics Performances 2001-2011
Click on this link to review the comprehensive list of these Top 10 performances, across each year level over the last ten years. As a result of our overall fifth placing our athletes have qualified for the GSV Division 2 Championship to be held at O... Ten Athletics Performances 2001-2011 achievements of our girls at the recent Girls’ Sport Victoria Track and & Field Carnival elevated some of them in to the upper echelon of Sacré Cœur performances (Top 10) over the past 11 years of our involvement in GSV.
Katherine To Attend National Youth Science Forum In January
Katherine to attend National Youth Science Forum in January 11 Student Katherine Power has been selected to attend the prestigious National Youth Science Forum and will head to Canberra in January 2012. é Cœur has enjoyed great success with this program and our students are consistently chosen to participate. The National Youth Science Forum is a twelve day program for students moving into Year 12 who are thinking about a career in ...
Calling For Nominations - Celebrating 125 Years
Calling for nominations - Celebrating 125 Years art of the 125 Years celebrations in 2013, we are now calling for nominations from our community of people who have made a significant contribution to the School in its 125 year history. ind out more and to download a nomination form, please click here. Alternatively, you can visit the Community Relations Office at the School. Nominations close on 23 September 2011.
LOTE success! uesday Sacré Cœur hosted the Annual Latin Reading Competition and we congratulate Year 10 student Deirdre Mair who came third in the State Finals. This comes hot on the heels of recent Junior and Senior school successes in the Alliance Françai... students from all over Melbourne participated in the Latin Reading competition which involves the recital of Latin texts. It was evident by the number of students enjoying afternoon tea in our Kirby courtyard that the students thoroughly en...
Sacré Cœur Father Daughter Mass And Breakfast
Sacré Cœur Father Daughter Mass and Breakfast annual Father Daughter Mass and Breakfast is always a special date in the calendar for our community and again we invite dads to spend a special morning with their daughter/s at Sacré Cœur on Friday 26 August 2011. morning will begin with a special Mass in the Chapel at 7.00am followed by breakfast in the Kirby Centre. Cost: $15.00 per family for current families. Additional guests are welcome at a cost of $15.00 per ticket. This is always a hugely po...
Celebrating Science! é Cœur immerses itself in all things scientific in celebration of National Science week. school that consistently has high numbers of students continuing with science into their final years and pursuing science-related careers, Science week is always an anticipated event in the School calendar. Fun things to do include displays, dem...
Happy Sacred Heart Week!
Happy Sacred Heart Week! School is well into its annual Sacred Heart Week celebrations as we pay tribute to our distinctive Sacred Heart education and live out our 2011 focus goal - ‘A Social Awareness That Impels to Action’. day this week begins with a prayer of hope in a Morning Prayer service. Activities continue to be held at recess and lunchtime – some for pure enjoyment, for example Monday’s Rock, Paper, Scissor championship, and others with a...
Prime Minister Julia Gillard Listens To Our Students.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard listens to our students. e Minister Julia Gillard has written to four Year 7 students in response to a letter and petition they sent to her earlier in the year. iella, Madeline, Miranda and Phoebe wrote to the PM asking for action on the issue of whaling and the girls received a response from the Prime Minister during the recent school holidays. The letter thanks the girls for their initiative and ...
Three Students Take Prizes At ATOD Dance Competition
Three students take prizes at ATOD dance competition Spanos (Year 10), Isabella Smith (Year 7) and Vanessa Nanfra (Year 12) were selected to go to the Australian Teachers of Dance (ATOD) Australasian Scholarships Competition in Sydney last weekend. achieved a second in the Intermediate Jazz section, Vanessa a third in the Justine Summer’s Award and Isabella a fourth in Junior Ballet. It is a great honour even to be selected to participate in this competition as the girls need t...
Joanna On Track For A Career In Accounting
Joanna on track for a career in Accounting 12 student Joanna Weston has been offered a cadetship with KPMG commencing in 2012. is a wonderful achievement and Joanna has well and truly gained a head start as she completed her Unit 3/4 studies in Accounting last year as a Year 11 student. KPMG is one of Australia’s ‘Big Four’ accounting firms and cadetsh...
Sacré Cœur Transformed Into Hogwarts!
Sacré Cœur transformed into Hogwarts! f and students have donned wizard-like apparel and round glasses, the Brown Stairs have begun to move and House Quidditch is being played on the front oval. y is Harry Potter day at Sacré Cœur and the School has been transformed into Hogwarts for a day. To raise money for the “Target 5000” campaign – the Justice Action Committee has devised a week of activities wi...
Year 9 Students’ Voices Heard
Year 9 students’ voices heard art of this week’s Notre Monde activities, a group of Year 9 students have had their letter to the Editor published in the Herald Sun newspaper. article, written by Annie Parish, Eliza Portelli, Jess Fernandez, Kate Simmons and Samantha Day, appears on page 36 and it entitled Switch on mind to save earth. Writing a letter to the editor of a metropolitan or local newspaper was one of...
Year 7 Students Take A First In Science At Da Vinci Decathlon
Year 7 students take a first in science at da Vinci Decathlon am of eight Year 7 students participated in the da Vinci Decathlon held at MLC on Tuesday and achieved a first in the science discipline. lda Vidler, Freya Rodway, Francesca Cullity, Jacinta Colbert, Kiera Eardley, Gabrielle Parish, Alice Hunter and Lauren Pacella worked very hard for many weeks refining their skills for the day of competition. The da Vinci Decathlon is an academic...
A Celebration Of Sport!
A celebration of sport! inaugural Celebration of Sport evening was held in the Florence Buckley Hall on Tuesday 28 June. exciting new event grew out of discussions with parents, students and staff about providing a forum whereby student involvement and achievement in sport could be recognised, acknowledged and celebrated. The 2003 Sports Captain, Alexandra Brentna...
Joigny Green Team’s Amazing Lunchtime Book Swap
Joigny Green Team’s amazing lunchtime Book Swap ny Junior School embraced the principles of re-using and recycling by holding their lunchtime Book Swap in the Hall today. was a wonderful close-to-end-of-term treat for the girls who enjoyed hot chocolate and marshmallows served to them by senior Justice Action Representatives, and then browsed the various stalls for books, recycled treasures and even herbs. Preps ...
Year 3 Reconciliation
Year 3 Reconciliation hursday evening, our Year 3 students made their First Reconciliation in our beautiful Chapel. nciliation is the sacrament which represents the girls’ first conscious step in their faith journey. Together, the Year 3 girls prepared by exploring their experiences of what it means to ‘make peace’. We reflected about the cho...
Head Of Joigny Junior School 2012 Announcement
Head of Joigny Junior School 2012 Announcement cipal, Ms Maureen Ryan, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Janine Hogan to succeed Mrs Ros Leyden as Head of Joigny Junior School from January 2012. ogan brings to Sacré Cœur a passion for girls’ education, an outstanding breadth of curriculum and welfare experience, a demonstrated capacity to lead as evidenced in leading a primary school as Head of P-8 at Genazzano FCJ Col...
Digby Wins House Athletics 2011
Digby wins House Athletics 2011 lience was the word for the Senior School girls who competed in the House Athletics event yesterday in wintry, windy conditions. ratulations to Digby who were not thwarted by the conditions and took out the House Athletics Cup for 2011. Duchesne clearly knew the best way to keep warm and motivated was to keep moving and cheering and for their efforts they won the Spirit Aw...
Welcome Children Of The Sacred Heart
It is said that as a child of the Sacred Heart, you are never alone in the world and so it is that our guests will become a part of school life at Sacré Cœur for the next few weeks – commencing with the House Athletics carnival tod... ome Children of the Sacred Heart é Cœur welcomes eleven students from Sacred Heart schools in France and USA as part of the School’s annual Exchange Program.
Eleven Sacré Cœur Students To Feature In Independent Schools Victoria Exhibition
Eleven Sacré Cœur students to feature in Independent Schools Victoria Exhibition the first time, artworks by Sacré Cœur students will be on display at the annual Independent School's Victoria Art Exhibition. opening of the Exhibition will take place on Thursday 21 July at 6pm and the students involved have been invited to the prestigious opening event. This is a wonderful accolade for the girls and their teachers. Well done to Carly Saliba, Mad...
Annual Prayer Service With Korowa
Year 12 students will participate in the annual prayer service with our neighbour Korowa Anglican Girls' School on Thursday morning. al Prayer Service with Korowa year the service is hosted by Korowa and will be held at St James Anglican Church. Sacré Cœur and Korowa have had a shared VCE program for over 20 years.
Year 10 Student Carla Young Selected For Water Polo Championships
Carla has been selected in the under 16 Water Polo team for the 2011 School Sport Australia Water Polo Championships in June. 10 student Carla Young selected for Water Polo championships a has been competing in Water Polo for less than a year and was inspired to participate in the sport as a progression to her competitive swimming. “I was a bit bored with swimming and I found Water Polo fun,” said Carla. “I...
Our Girls Are Focussed On Science!
Despite the competition being scheduled very close to our mid-year exams, many girls jumped at opportunity to be a part of this important and challenging competition. Questions in the Big Science Competition are developed by the Australian Coun... girls are focussed on science! 120 girls from Years 7 to 12 participated in the Rio Tinto Big Science competition yesterday.
Stephanie Lightfoot (Year 12) Receives Prestigious Premier’s Award
Stephanie Lightfoot (Year 12) receives prestigious Premier’s Award 12 student Stephanie Lightfoot is the recipient of a Premier's Award for Legal Studies. is a wonderful achievement and great honour for Stephanie and the School is immensely proud of her. Principal, Maureen Ryan, said she was thrilled to hear of Stephanie’s Premier’s Award. “Stephanie is a very deservi...
Year 12s Make Their Cuppa Count!
Year 12s make their cuppa count! 12 students supported the Cancer Council’s Biggest Morning Tea by putting on a gold coin donation morning tea for staff and students in the School’s library today. of the four Year 12 homerooms took responsibility for bringing food, sweet or savoury, and a selection of beverages for hungry students and staff. There was a fabulous turn out from the School community who took advantage of the opportunity to h...
Sacré Cœur Celebrates The Feast Of St Madeleine Sophie Barat
Sacré Cœur celebrates the Feast of St Madeleine Sophie Barat elebrate this important event in our calendar – a number of activities and events have been planned including a twilight Retreat for staff. Retreat, held in our Kirby Centre from 4pm until 6pm, will enable reflection and down time and provide staff with an opportunity to contemplate the essence of being a Sacred Heart educator. The Retreat will be facilitated by Province Director of ...
Sacré Cœur Alumnae Association AGM A Great Success!
Sacré Cœur Alumnae Association AGM a great success! 80 women attended the Alumnae Association’s Mass and Annual General Meeting yesterday. rest in the Alumnae Association continues to grow as more and more young alumnae realise its potential as a fantastic support and mentoring network – so vital in the 21st century when connectivity is key. After Mass, the guests enjoyed brun...
Year 9s Assist Salvation Army In Rebuilding Black Saturday Properties
Year 9s assist Salvation Army in rebuilding Black Saturday properties y girls assisted at the Pathways Centre in Glenburn, where they helped clean up a site and another forty girls assisted in the Kinglake area. Mitchell, whose own home had been destroyed in the fires said the girls were “...such lovely young ladies from the school. They represented their school very well.” She went on to thank the School for allowing the girls to part...
School Tours On Friday 20 May
School Tours on Friday 20 May School will hold an information morning and school tours on Friday 20 May at 9.15am. ol Tours are a great way to hear from the Principal, Maureen Ryan, to see the facilities and view our happy students on a normal, working school day. Tours will be led by student Tour Guides. The School is currently enrolling Prep and Year ...
Years 3 And 4 Jump In To WaterWatch!
Years 3 and 4 jump in to WaterWatch! ohan Long from Melbourne Water spoke to the Years 3 and 4 students about Melbourne’s frog population today. art of their inquiry, WaterWatch, the girls had many questions for Mr Long about frogs in the environment. What do they eat? Where do they live? Why do they call out to each other? Are they poisonous? They also shared stor...
Year 8s Take To The City!
Year 8s take to the city! 8s have begun the two-week Citycite program where they will explore the city of Melbourne and undertake independent research projects. cite, an urban educational experience, is the heart of Year 8 learning. Citycite offers the students independence, team work, challenge and self discovery and sits in the middle of the Year 8 curriculum. The subject areas of English, Maths, Scien...
You Can Choose Says Matthew
You can choose says Matthew hew Wright, Executive Director of Beyond Zero Emissions organisation, told our Year 12 students today that the choice for a future with renewable energy was still in their hands. hew was last year’s winner of the prestigious Environment Minister’s Young Environmentalist of the Year. In his presentation to the Year 12s, Matthew outlined the work of Beyond Zero Emissions which is a not-for-profit organisat...
Visit From PhD Students From De La Salle University In The Philippines.
Visit from PhD students from De La Salle University in the Philippines. é Cœur welcomed Sr Caroline Joy Luz RSCJ and nine PhD (Educational Administration) who visited the School as part of a study tour. oy and her students visited and observed classrooms.
ANZNet Conference At Burke Road
ANZNet Conference at Burke Road week, Sacré Cœur Glen Iris was privileged to host the annual ANZNet Conference involving our sister schools in Australia and New Zealand. ANZNet Conference comprises the Principals and Board chairs of each of our sister schools in Australia (Kincoppal-Rose Bay and Stuartholme) and New Zealand (Baradene, Auckland) together with the Provincial Team; Sr Joan Pender RSCJ, Sr Susan Ross...
Students Switch Off For Earth Hour
On the morning of Friday 25 March, the school switched off lights and computers to signify support for environmental sustainability. This initiative coincides neatly with the 2011 Focus Goal ‘A Social Awareness that Impels to Action." Sch... ents switch off for Earth Hour é Cœur students switched off lights and computers in support of Earth Hour.
Year 9s Say No To Bullying!
“I decided to make 100 orange ribbons for the Year 9 class to support and raise awareness about anti-bullying,” she said. “We hear stories in the news about bullying and its consequences, so I thought that by making these ribb... 9s Say No to Bullying! 9 students at Sacré Cœur are saying a definitive NO to bullying. In support of “Say no to bullying” week last week, Year 9 student Kaila Bianco took it upon herself to rally her classmates to the cause.
Two Prizes In The CEO Visual Arts Exhibition!
Two prizes in the CEO Visual Arts Exhibition! 4 student Rebecca Raffaele and Year 12 (2010) student Lara Milsteed have won prizes in the annual Catholic Education Office Visual Arts Exhibition. exhibition is held as part of the celebrations of Catholic Education Week. Both girls received a “Highly Commended” award for their artworks: Rebecca for her “Healthy Food” Portrait and Lara for her “Tree Cup C...
Bridget Selected For Top Class
Bridget selected for Top Class 12 student, Bridget Leggatt, has been accepted into the Theatre Studies performances for Top Class at the Recital Centre on 1 April. Class is part of the VCE Season of Excellence and presents eleven concerts by outstanding VCE performing arts students who have completed VCE Dance and VCE VET Drama, Theatre Studies, Music Solo Performance, Music Group Performance and Music Styl...
Sacré Cœur Team Of The Decade
To honour the students who have been involved in GSV Sport it will culminate in the announcement of a Team of the Decade in each of the following GSV sports: Softball, Tennis, Swimming, Diving, Hockey, Netball, AFL Football, Cross Country, Soccer, Ba... é Cœur Team of the Decade cknowledge the 10 year anniversary of Girls Sport Victoria and our association with GSV since its inception, Sacré Cœur is holding a Team of the Decade evening on Saturday 26 February 2011.
Three Students Off To Qld For Operatic Experience
Three students off to Qld for operatic experience 10 student, Laura Cutroni and Year 9 students, Eliza Garlepp and Sarah Gordon are off to Stuartholme, our sister school in Brisbane, as part of an ANZNET exchange opportunity - Moving Opera. ng Opera, is an Opera Queensland Extension Residency Program conducted in secondary schools. The Residency Program will workshop Music Theatre and Opera repertoire and techniques, vocal and choral techniques, performance skills including stagecra...
‘Circle Of Concern’ Raises $1650 For Flood Victims
‘Circle of concern’ raises $1650 for flood victims Sacré Cœur community raised $1650 in a gold coin fundraiser for flood victims last Friday. ents, families and staff placed their gold coins on a round table at the bottom of the School’s Brown Stairs – this was our symbolic ‘Circle of Concern’. The money raised was donated to the Toowoomba branch St Vincent de P...
Six Top Students For Top Acts, Top Design And Top Arts
Six Top Students for Top Acts, Top Design and Top Arts e Sacré Cœur students have been invited to exhibit their work in the Top Design and Top Arts VCE Season of Excellence exhibition and three have been selected to audition for Top Acts. Wyatt has been chosen for Top Design and Matilda Holden and Charlotte Stoltz have been chosen for Top Arts in the 2010 VCE Season of Excellence. In the performing arts, Georgia Power (Drama), Gabrielle Turner and Bridget Leggatt (both for Theatr...
VCE Results 2010
VCE Results 2010 Principal, Maureen Ryan and the staff of Sacré Cœur warmly congratulate the Class of 2010. % of our students received an ATAR in the top 20% of the state. However, what is more inspiring is that our Year 12 girls achieved these wonderful results while being so active in our community - leadership, music, sport, drama and communit...
Madeleine Hale Heads To Europe With Chamber Strings Of Melbourne
Madeleine Hale heads to Europe with Chamber Strings of Melbourne 12 student, Madeleine Hale, will tour through Europe for three weeks in January with the Chamber Strings of Melbourne. group is comprised of young musicians from the ages of 15 to 25 years. Madeleine has played the cello with the group every Sunday for the last two years, while maintaining a balance of her school work, duties as 2010 Co-Captain and rest and...
Year 5s Delight Shoppers With Carols
Year 5s delight shoppers with carols Year 5 Choir delighted shoppers at Chadstone today as they sang Christmas Carols in Melbourne’s fashion capital. ted just next to Santa, the girls provided the right amount of festive spirit needed for those having a photo taken with Santa. Onlookers could not help but smile at the girls who sang beautifully and charmed all those who stopped to listen. The ...
Anabelle Smith Wins Australian Open Diving Championship
Anabelle Smith wins Australian Open Diving Championship 12 student Anabelle Smith has won the 3m Springboard event at the Australian Open Diving Championship giving Anabelle her first national title. elle’s grace and precision on the springboard was evident to the judges and she was awarded her first perfect 10 for one of her dives. A Sacré Cœur contingent of staff and students were on hand to lend their very vocal support ...
Junior Musicians Perform For Barat Community
Junior musicians perform for Barat Community Musicians and Choirs of Joigny Junior school performed for our beloved Barat community Sisters as well as parents and friends in a short concert on Wednesday afternoon. Sisters were treated to many Christmas-themed musical delights and it was clear the girls relished the opportunity to perform to such a special audience.
Year 8s Launch Novels
Year 8s Launch Novels Year 8 Writers’ Group today launched the novels they have spent the last two terms writing and perfecting. ty students from the Year 8 cohort are selected to participate in the Writers’ Group and this year, they certainly rose to the challenge of writing by penning their own novels. In her introduction, Year 8 student Eilish Roberts said of the ...
Arts Students Shortlisted For Top Arts And Top Designs
Matilda Holden, Charlotte Stoltz, Nina Wyatt and Ashini Nanyakkakara have been shortlisted for the VCE 2011 Top Arts and Top Designs exhibitions, as part of the VCE Season of Excellence awards. students shortlisted for Top Arts and Top Designs rviews for these prestigious awards will be held in early December but to make the short list is a wonderful achievement and a testament to the girls and to their dedicated teachers, Nhariah Tran and Emma Doyle. The VCE Season of Excellence, whic...
Speech Night 2010
For a detailed copy of the “Celebration of Sacré Cœur in 2010” please click here to download. achievements of Sacré Cœur over 2010 were celebrated at the annual Speech Night held on Wednesday 17 November at the Melbourne Town Hall. ch Night 2010
The Brynmawr Buskers Play At The Young Australian Art & Writers Awards
The Brynmawr Buskers play at the Young Australian Art & Writers Awards very own Brynmawr Buskers, a string quartet comprised of Year 9 students, played at the Young Australian Art & Writers Awards evening at the Hilton last Saturday. mpanied by the Director of Music, Mrs Barbara McNeair and their families, the girls were excited by the opportunity to perform at such a prestigious event. The students, Branavie Ranjithakumaran, Mary-an Tran, Annie Leung and Anna Xue, played a n...
Prep Firefighters! Preps all had a go at being mini firefighters today when the Fire Brigade came to visit. el Croker’s dad and his colleagues from the Fire Brigade (and their trusty truck) visited the girls in the classroom and taught them how to “stop, drop and roll” if there was ever a fire in their home. But the highlight was the ...
Year 9s Win In Japanese Video Festival Competition
Year 9s win in Japanese Video Festival Competition é Coeur won the “Best Production” Award in this year’s Japanese Video Festival Contest organised by The Japan Foundation, Sydney. objective of the nationwide contest was to enable students to use their creative abilities to showcase their Japanese. An enterprising group of Seven Year 9 girls wrote an entertaining script and filmed their video, showcasing not only their Japa...
Year 9s Are All Systems Go For IT
Year 9s are all systems go for IT 9 girls attended the Go Girls, Go for IT seminar this week. r eyes were opened at the opportunities for young women choosing a career in IT. Gone are the stereotypes of a lonely male worker punching codes all day long into his trusty computer. Eleven of our Years 9 and 10 students listened attentively to ...
Madelin's Girls Night In
Madelin's Girls Night In 8 student, Madelin Craig, ran her own Girls Night In event last week and raised $925 for the Cancer Council's Pink Ribbon Day. lin, who is only 14 years of age, approached local businesses that helped support her event by supplying raffle prizes, beauty vouchers, decorations and audio equipment for the party. It’s no surprise that this creative and inspiring ...
VALE Class Of 2010
VALE Class of 2010 as with great pride that Sacré Cœur farewelled the Class of 2010 at the Valedictory celebrations on Wednesday 20 October. s the tradition at Sacré Cœur, the girls began their day with a Valedictory breakfast enjoyed with the Principal, the Leadership Team, the Barat community and their teachers. It is at this breakfast that the Class Captains form...
Shining Her Light Through Dance
Kate, who has been dancing since she was only 4 years old, was a child extra in what is regarded as one of the most famous ballets of all time and, according to the Australian Ballet Company, the "original toy story". Over two weeks, she perform... ing her light through dance 8 student Kate Power performed in the Australian Ballet Company’s production of Nutcracker at the Melbourne Arts Centre in September.
Mr Oski And Alexandra Head To Rome For Canonisation Of Mary MacKillop
Mr Oski and Alexandra head to Rome for canonisation of Mary MacKillop ark Oski and Year 10 student Alexandra Saul will be representing the school at the Canonisation of Mary MacKillop in Rome on the weekend. wonderful opportunity to participate in this historic event has been made possible by the Catholic Education Office which is partly funding one student in each Catholic school to attend the celebration. Mr Mark Oski is the Director of Mission at...
Preps Finalists In 2010 National Water Week Short Film Competition
Preps finalists in 2010 National Water Week Short Film Competition é Cœur Prep students are finalists in the Yarra Valley Water 2010 National Water Week short film competition. ents were asked to create a short film, under 5 minutes, with the theme “Reduce Your Water Footprint” Winners will be announced at a special screening event on Monday 18 October, during 2010 National Water Week celebrations and will a...
Bronze Medal For Anabelle!
Bronze medal for Anabelle! 12 student, Anabelle won her first Commonwealth Games medal yesterday. elle competed in the Women's 10m Sychro Platform event with Biony Cole and the pair won a Bronze medal. Anabelle will compete in the 10m Platform event later today.
Annabel Ellison To Represent Australia In Taekwondo World Championships
Annabel Ellison to represent Australia in Taekwondo World Championships 11 student Annabel Ellison has qualified for the Australian team for the Taekwondo World Championships to be held in Wellington in March 2011. bel has enjoyed wonderful success in the sport this year having competed in the Australian National Championships in Tasmania where she won a Silver Medal for Junior Female Hyper Weight in the Sparring category. Annabel said she is thrilled about...
Sacré Cœur Has Plenty Of Science Talent!
Sacré Cœur has plenty of Science Talent! é Cœur students won nine bursaries in this year's Science Talent Search Competition organised by the Science Teachers Association of Victoria. Year 7 girls entered the scientific poster / wallchart category. Congratulations to the following girls on their achievements: Major Bursary (Medal, Bursary cheque, Certificate)Emma Gibbs and Caroline XueKaren Tat and Qi-wei WangShiralee Jayasuri...
Good Luck Anabelle!
Good luck Anabelle! own Anabelle Smith embarks on her Commonwealth Games adventure today as she jets off to China today for a four-day training camp before heading to Delhi. elle has spent the last few days in Queensland training with the team, but almost didn’t make it owing to the recent Virgin Airlines check-in difficulties. Seven hours later and after the persistence of her mother and auntie, Anabelle...
Tickets On Sale For Peter Pan
Tickets on sale for Peter Pan é Cœur and De La Salle senior students present an adventurous interpretation of this enchanting tale. ng, puppetry, stage-combat and dance joyfully bring to life a world of pirates, mermaids, indians ... and a ticking crocodile! Join us on a magical journey into Neverland! For bookings head to www.stmartinsyouth.com.au Ticket Prices$20 Conc...
Sensational Science Success
Sensational science success astic news from the science faculty as two Year 11 students are chosen to participate in the Monash University Chemistry Challenge and three teams of Year 12 students are placed in the top 10 in the State for the Victorian RACI Chemistry Titratio... 11 students, Lauren and Alisha, will participate in the Monash University Chemistry Challenge in the forthcoming school holidays. This is the second year in a row that a Sacré Cœur team has been selected to participate alongsi...
Year 12s Enjoy More Insights @ Brekkie
Year 12s enjoy more Insights @ Brekkie Rak, Class of 2009, attended the third Insights @ Brekkie to speak to our current Year 12s as they prepare for their final weeks of classes. spoke to the students about remaining optimistic and about considering alternative pathways if you don't receive your first preference. For Mel, balance is important and she spoke to the girls about being self focussed but looking...
Joigny Team In Tournament Of Minds State Finals
Joigny team in Tournament of Minds State Finals ing success for Joigny as one team goes through to the Tournament of Minds State Finals and two teams received Honours for their efforts last weekend. nament of Minds (TOM) is a problem solving program for teams of students from both primary and secondary years. Six teams from Sacré Cœur attended the Regional Finals last weekend for the Metro Central Region and all the Sacr&e...
Louisa’s Musical Gifts
Louisa’s musical gifts 10 student, Louisa Guo, has just completed her LMus examination in Piano Performance. This is the ultimate exam in the Australian Music Examinations Board system. recently participated in a MasterClass with world renowned pianist, Alan Kogosowski, at Korowa And, following this performance, Alan invited Louisa to perform at a subsequent Musical Concert also held at Korowa. In addition to the piano, Louisa a...
Bliss. Joy. Celebration. Accomplishment.
Bliss. Joy. Celebration. Accomplishment. is how Artist-in-Residence, Gregg Brown described the process of making a short claymation animation film “Backflips and Butterflies” with our Year 5 students. was certainly evident at the premiere of the film as it was shown to parents, staff, students and friends on Monday evening. The School obtained funding for this project through the Victorian Government “Artists in Schools” program a...
Virtuoso Pianist Anthony Halliday To Perform In Our Chapel
Virtuoso pianist Anthony Halliday to perform in our Chapel Sacré Cœur Past Parents’ and Friends’ Association proudly presents Piano Masterworks, a recital by virtuoso pianist Anthony Halliday in the School Chapel on Friday 17 September. ntly returned from a most successful European Tour, Anthony will perform works by Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin (in the 200th anniversary year of his birth), and works by French composers Saint-Saens and Ravel, in recognition of the French origins of...
Sinem Selected For National Youth Science Forum 2011
Sinem selected for National Youth Science Forum 2011 11 student, Sinem Gultekin has been selected to participate in the National Youth Science Forum in Canberra in January 2011. ction for the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) is very competitive, with up to 2000 students applying for a limited amount of places. The program is designed specifically for those bright young Australians who will be tomorrow’s lea...
Congratulations Jane Turner Class Of 1978
Congratulations Jane Turner Class of 1978 é Cœur congratulates Jane Turner on receiving a prestigious Monash University Distinguished Alumni Award. received the award in the category Distinguished Alumni Professional Achievement Award which recognises outstanding accomplishment in her field of endeavour; and the ability to set standards of excellence in her professional field. Jane is an ac...
Third Insights @ Brekkie For Year 12s
Third Insights @ Brekkie for Year 12s third i@B will take place on Thursday 2 September in Kirby Centre. nda Rak, Class of 2007 who will speak about not getting into her first preference until second round offers came out in January 2008 and the direction her life has taken as a result. Melinda is an excellent speaker and as well as undertaking Univ...
2010 RoboCup Junior State Champions!
2010 RoboCup Junior State Champions! Year 6 Dance team won the RoboCup State final held at ScienceWorks last Friday. ratulations to the Year 6 Dance team "the Spinning Teacups" comprising Annabel Howitt, Victoria Tzivakis and Lauren Pacella who took out first prize in the Dance category at the 2010 RoboCup State Finals. The Year 9 Soccer team comprising Deirdre...
RscJ Superior General Visits Sacré Cœur
The School was most honoured to welcome these important visitors from the Society of the Sacred Heart. The guests spent a very busy and productive day speaking to members of staff, and students including our Year 6 Pink Ribbons in Joigny and ou... Superior General visits Sacré Cœur rior-General Kathleen Conan, representative of the General Council, Sister Hiroko Okui and Provincial Council member Sister Diana Hayes, visited the School on Monday 26 July.
Latin First For Sacré Cœur
Latin first for Sacré Cœur the first time, Sacré Cœur hosted the annual Classical Association of Victoria inter-school Latin Reading Competition which took place on Tuesday 27 July. Kirby Centre provided a bright and welcoming atmosphere for staff, students and parents attending from other schools. Entrants included students from Geelong College, PLC, Genazzano, Camberwell Grammar School and others. To top off a wonder...
Year 6s And Year 9s Heading To RoboCup Regionals
Year 6s and Year 9s heading to RoboCup regionals the Year 6s and a team of Year 9 students will compete in the RoboCup Regional competition held in Toorak on Saturday 31 July. Year 6 students are participating in the Junior Dance category. Participants program their robots to dance to music and are encouraged to decorate their entries and to motorise robot limb movements, to give their robots personality. The Year 9 te...
Sinem’s Brisbane Business Bonus
Sinem’s Brisbane business bonus 11 student, Sinem Gultekin, won three medals at the Australian Business Week program held at our sister school Stuartholme in Brisbane last week. m attended the program with fellow student Siobhan Luck. Australian Business Week (ABW) is a not-for-profit organisation supported by major businesses, state departments of education and universities Sinem who is not studying business subjects an...
Isabella Wins Silver Medal In Korea
Isabella wins silver medal in Korea 10 student, Isabella Genobile, won a silver medal at the 4th World Taekwondo Culture Expo in Korea during the recent school holidays. travelled with an Australian team representing the Melbourne Taekwondo Centre. Isabella delighted her parents and coaches with her wonderful achievement and only missed out on the gold medal by one point. This was Isabella’s first inte...
Annabel Wins Rostrum Voice Of Youth
Annabel wins Rostrum Voice of Youth ic Speaking aficionado Annabel Ellison has won the state finals of the Rostrum Voice of Youth competition. year, Rostrum organises the premier public speaking competition for Australian secondary students - the Rostrum Voice of Youth. The competition has two levels - Senior (15 years of age or older) and Junior (under 15). Annabel spoke on the topic ...
Anabelle Smith Off To 2010 Commonwealth Games
Sacre Cœur's own Anabelle Smith has qualified for the 2010 Commonwealth Games Diving Team in the 3 metre, Platform and Platform Synchro events in Delhi, India. elle Smith off to 2010 Commonwealth Games elle has had enormous success with her diving this year having won a Bronze medal at the 2010 FINA Russian Grand Prix held from 5-7 March in Moscow. She also competed in at the FINA German Grand Prix. We wish Anabelle every success as she trains ...
Michael Grose At Sacré Cœur
Michael Grose at Sacré Cœur nting expert, Michael Grose, attended a Professional Development day at Sacré Cœur to share parenting insights with our staff, based on his vast experience. information he shared was most valuable as he showed that more than ever before, parents are turning to their children’s school for parenting information, advice and support. Teacher, Kathy Cousins, already a fan of Michael Grose, said the ...
Two Premier's Awards
Two Premier's Awards students Anna Rodway and Zoe Papageorgiou have been awarded Premier’s Awards for their VCE studies. , who was DUX of the Class of 2009 as well as Co-Captain of the School, received a Premier's Award for Theatre Studies. Zoe, a Korowa student, studied Literature at Sacré Cœur through the two school shared VCE program. Th...
Second I@B At Sacré Coeur
Second i@B at Sacré Coeur Year 12 students are invited to the second “i@B (Insights at brekky)” for 2010 on Friday 18 June. second "i@B (Insights at Brekky) will be a panel of three of the Class of 2009 (from a range of subject combinations) who will give insights into how to get the best out of the three week break.
New Kirby Centre Officially Opened
New Kirby Centre Officially Opened é Cœur’s new Wilmer Kirby Centre - a project funded by the Federal Government's Building Education Revolution, was officially opened on Thursday 6 May 2010. event was attended by the Sacré Cœur Board and Foundation; members of the Barat community, MLA for Stonnington, Mr Michael O'Brien, the Assistant Director of the Catholic Education Office, Mr Tony O'Meara, staff, student leaders and ...
Sacré Cœur In Top 100 Schools!
Sacré Cœur in top 100 schools! é Cœur was rated 38 out of Australia’s top 100 schools for Reading in the Years 7 to 9 category in a table published in the Weekend Australian this week. table is based on NAPLAN results for Years 7 and 9 and is the first national analysis of school performance. The analysis was conducted by experts in testing and reporting, Peter Knapp and Robert Schulz, formerly with Educational Assessment Austr...
Rebecca Chosen For Top Class!
Year 12 (2009) student, Rebecca Hetherington has been selected to perform at the Top Class - Dance, as part of the VCE Season of Excellence. cca chosen for Top Class! VCE Season of Excellence comprises concerts that showcase the works of a representative sample of the most outstanding VCE students from the previous year, for the benefit of current VCE students. These include Top Acts, Top Class, Top Desi...
Sacré Cœur Girls Win GSV Diving
Sacré Cœur has won its first Diving Premiership by taking out the Division 2 Championship at MSAC on 16 March. he back of Anabelle Smith's and Sarah Monagle's victories and Emily Engel's third in the first three events, our girls performed superbly throughout the event.Anabelle Smith, Year 12, had just competed in the FINA Russian Grand Prix event where s... é Cœur girls win GSV Diving
Anabelle Wins Bronze In Russia
Anabelle Wins Bronze in Russia 12 student and champion Diver, Anabelle Smith won a Bronze medal at the 2010 FINA Russian Grand Prix held from 5-7 March in Moscow. was Anabelle's first open international event and a wonderful achievement in her career. She also competed in at the FINA German Grand Prix. "Germany and Russia were amazing experiences where I learnt a lot about how to compete at suc...
Introducing I@B At Sacré Cœur!
Introducing i@B at Sacré Cœur! the opening of our new café in the renovated Kirby Centre all Year 12 students are invited to i@B which stands for Insights at Brekky. will take place at various times during 2010. The purpose of i@B is to bring all Year 12 students together for breakfast with special guest speakers to enhance their VCE achievements.The first i@B will take place on Friday 23 April. Breakfa...
Celeste Watson, Class Of 2009, Selected For Top Designs Exhibit
Celeste Watson, Class of 2009, selected for Top Designs Exhibit ste Watson, who completed her Year 12 in 2009, has had her work for Visual Communication and Design Unit 4 selected for the Top Designs exhibit at the Melbourne Museum. s a top honour indeed. Celeste's work was chosen from 457 applications, from which 57 were short-listed and only 23 were selected for the exhibit.Celeste was contacted while holidaying in London and couldn't wait to email her teacher, Ms Em...
Welcome Ms Ryan
Welcome Ms Ryan he first morning of the 2010 school year, new Principal, Ms Maureen Ryan, urged the girls to “make 2010 the year you decide- that you matter! Remind yourself that you are worth it; you will risk it and try something new; you will give something... he School's focus goal for 2010 is "Personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom", her words have particular significance. On Friday 31 January, before the official start of the term, Ms Ryan also met with the School's student...
Outstanding Success For Languages Students
Over 53% of Year 9 French students received a Distinction or Higher Distinction in the Listening category of the ACER testing and 37.8% also received Distinctions or High Distinctions in the Reading Section. The national average is 42.4% and 36... tanding success for languages students languages students continue to shine with outstanding successes in the ACER Language Competence Testing across the senior school.
Two Selected For Melbourne Uni’s Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars Program
Two selected for Melbourne Uni’s Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars program Year 10 girls, Stephanie Khaw and Stephanie Nesbit have been accepted into Melbourne University's Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars Program. two students were among 700 Year 10 students selected from over 1600 applicants and they will attend the official welcoming event on 11th December. The University of Melbourne's Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars Program is an academic enrichment progr...
Monash Uni Enhancement Studies High Achiever
Monash Uni Enhancement Studies High Achiever 12 student, Meg Musarra, has been awarded a Monash Student award for Enhancement Studies in Biology. sh, Enhancement Studies enables high-achieving secondary students to study a first-year university sequence as part of their Year 12 program.Meg will be awarded her prize in a prestigious ceremony held at Robert Blackwood Hall and hosted by Profe...
Georgia’s Literary Success
Georgia’s Literary Success 7 student, Georgia Quinn, has had her work published in the November edition of Oz Kids in Print. gia wrote and submitted a poem, entitled "Dad"; a beautiful tribute to fathers. Oz Kids in Print is an initiative of the Children's Charity Network and receives hundreds of submissions for publication from students all over Austra...
Strong Of Arm And Brave Of Heart
Strong of arm and brave of heart 10 student, Annabel Ellison is bound for Argentina in November to compete as a junior in the ITF Taekwondo World Championships. bel won selection in the Australian team earlier this year when she won a bronze medal in sparring at the National Championships. Annabel has been training in the martial art of Taekwondo since Year 3, and started serious training in Year 8...
Blue Ribbons 2010
Blue Ribbons 2010 on’t invent your leaders; identify them, they are already there,” counseled Principal, Mr John Fox to the Years 7-11 students who voted for the School’s 2010 student leaders, the Blue Ribbons. And indeed they did identify them. teen young women, the Class of 2010 and the 122nd generation of 'Blue Ribbon' school leaders were commissioned recently at a special liturgy of the Eucharist. The theme of the ritual focused upon Christ's model of servant leadership.We wish them ...
State Runner Up In Alliance Francaise
State Runner Up in Alliance Francaise 7 student, Amy Chew, was the State runner up in the recent Alliance Francaise poetry recital competition. received a Mention Très Hororable for her recital. A certificate and prize will be awarded at a ceremony held at Glen Eira Town Hall on 25th November. She will be awarded her prize by the French Ambassador.Amy recited the poem ...
Prayers In Pyjamas
Prayers in Pyjamas 1 girls came back to school in their pyjamas last week for beautiful Prayers in Pyjamas ceremony. girls brought their favourite teddy and with their families by their side, they were introduced to the different ways that we pray and how important it is for us to have communication with God. In a beautiful illustration of the Sacred Heart goal...
Quilts And Pillows For Melbourne's Homeless.
Quilts and pillows for Melbourne's homeless. é Cœur students create and donate home-made quilts and pillows to Melbourne's homeless. é Cœur has extended the warmth of the ‘heart of compassion' with the production of Cor Unum quilts and pillow cases which were donated to Melbourne's homeless via the Sacred Heart Mission in St Kilda. Senior students were invol...
Clean Sweep For Sacré Cœur Scientists!
Clean Sweep for Sacré Cœur Scientists! é Cœur science students came first, second and third in the Victorian Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) Chemistry Titration competition. is a stunning result for the school and represents the third year in a row that Sacré Cœur has qualified for the nationals, with one team in 2007, two teams in 2008 and four teams representing the School in 2009. The Chemistry Titra...
Tournament Of Minds – Primary Team Off To State Finals!
Tournament of Minds – Primary Team off to State Finals! forty Primary and Secondary Sacré Cœur students participated in the recent Tournament of Minds competition, with one Primary team winning the Language and Literacy section and going through to the State Finals to be held in September. t;Enthusiasm, commitment and teamwork were just some of the essential ingredients that they needed to tackle the Long Term and Spontaneous Language /Literature challenge," said Tournament of Minds Co-ordinator, Kathy Couzens.The girls, toget...
Celebrating Girls In Science
Celebrating girls in Science onal Science Week was capped off this year with notification that Year 11 student, Monica Pham, has been chosen to attend a Rotary National Youth Science Forum in Canberra in January 2010. nce Week was enthusiastically celebrated with a number of activities that included crazy scientist photographs, sherbet making and attempting to beat a lie detector. The week was capped off Year 11 students, Amelia Mills and Katryna Induni, atten...
Sacré Cœur - Internationally Focussed
Sacré Cœur - Internationally focussed community recently farewelled twenty International Exchange students who had spent two months visiting the ‘House’ as part of the Sacred Heart International Exchange Program. students came from our sister schools in France, Canada (Montreal and Nova Scotia) and the USA (California, Nebraska, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts). In addition to attending the classes of their Year 11 hosts, the students participate...
Year 9 Sacré Cœur Student Sings For The Pope
Year 9 Sacré Cœur student sings for the Pope 9 student, Morgan Welch, will sing for the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, at the Vatican as part of a three and a half week tour to Hong Kong, France and Italy. is part of a small group fifty-five specially selected members of the Australian Girls Choir to participate in this immense honour. Three thousand girls auditioned for the opportunity.The Choir will also perform at fundraising events at an orphan...
Clay For Kids
Clay for Kids 6 students participated in a joint City of Stonington and Duldig Studio artist-in-residence program. n primary schools in the Stonnington district are participating in the program which includes two-day workshops where children are given helpful instruction from Artist, Stefan Damschke, and then left to create artistic clay sculptures of their c...
Sacré Cœur And De La Salle College Present HOT MIKADO!
Sacré Cœur and De La Salle College present HOT MIKADO! ents from Sacré Cœur and De La Salle College will collaborate in a music and fun-filled production of Hot Mikado! ents from Sacré Cœur and De La Salle College will collaborate in a music and fun-filled production of Hot Mikado!East meets West head-on in this hilarious 1940s-style musical comedy based on Gilbert and Sullivan's "Mikado"....
Anabelle Dives For GOLD!
Anabelle Dives for GOLD! 11 student Anabelle Smith won four gold medals in the recent Australian Junior Elite Diving Championships. 11 student Anabelle Smith won four gold medals in the recent Australian Junior Elite Diving Championships.The event was held at Olympic Park in Sydney from 17-19 July and Anabelle won her medals in the Junior A 1 metre Springboard, Junior A 3 me...
Robomania! y two Sacré Cœur students participate in RoboCup competition. aturday 25 June, fifty-two Sacré Cœur students from Years 6-9 competed against fifteen other schools in the Melbourne Regional RoboCup Junior competition. Ten teams were entered into the Junior Dance section, four teams in Senior Dan...
Penguin Publishing Listens To Sacré Cœur Students
Four Sacré Cœur students have helped a major publishing company in their efforts to make young adult fiction relevant to young readers.Madeleine, Deirdre, Etelvina and Deborah, ranging from Years 8 to 11, attended a young adult fiction f... uin Publishing listens to Sacré Cœur students é Cœur students participated in a focus group for Penguin Publishing last Thursday.
Australian UN Youth Ambassador Visits Sacré Cœur
The Australian Youth Ambassador for the United Nations, Chris Varney, meets the SRC. ralian UN Youth Ambassador visits Sacré Cœur Australian Youth Ambassador for the United Nations, Chris Varney, visited the Student Representative Council at Sacré Cœur this week. In the lead up to his trip to the UN in September, Chris is visiting Australian secondary sch...
From Lettuce To Lamingtons
From Lettuce to Lamingtons 4 girls hosted a cake and produce stall to raise money for their sustainability project. 4 girls hosted a cake and produce stall during recess to raise money for their sustainability project - the Year 4 Community Garden. The girls raised $537.70 which they hope will go towards installing a small tank for that area, purchasing...
Hands Up For The Environment
Sacré Cœur students declared last Wednesday "ECO” day. s up for the environment é Cœur students declared last Wednesday ‘ECO" day and decorated a canvas with their own green handprints as a symbol of their commitment to caring for the environment.Dressed as cardboard trees, Year 12 ‘Blue Ribbons...
Star Of Science
Class of 2008 student Monash 'Star of Science' of Science h Fitzpatrick, Class of 2008, has been identified by Monash University as a "Star of Science". Sarah invited her Chemistry teacher, Mr John Denmead, to attend the celebratory "Stars of Science" morning tea at Monash Univ...
New Principal Appointed
New Principal Appointed Board of Sacré Cœur and the Provincial of the Religious of the Sacred Heart are pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Maureen Ryan to succeed Mr John Fox as Principal of the School from 1 January 2010. Board of Sacré Cœur and the Provincial of the Religious of the Sacred Heart are pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Maureen Ryan to succeed Mr John Fox as Principal of the School from 1 January 2010. The Board is confident that...
Secondary School News - Term 3 Issue 5
From the Principal What do we value at Sacré Cœur? From time to time we might be called to reflect on this question. As parents, you might be asked by prospective parents to articulate what you have valued most about your Sacré C... ndary School News - Term 3 Issue 5 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Secondary School Newsletter for 2016
From the Principal What do we value at Sacré Cœur? From time to time we might be called to reflect on this question. As parents, you might be asked by prospective parents to articulate what you have valued most about your Sacré C... out how you can be a part of this year's Shoes for Samar Giving Project. Tickets for the Joigny Musical, Nursery Crimes, go on sale 5pm on Friday aftenoon. Kathryn Steward, Joigny's Wellbeing Leader, asks, 'Have you filled a Bucket today?' ny Newsletter
From the Principal In celebration of father and daughter relationships This week we have two wonderful opportunities to reflect upon the significant and valuable role fathers (or significant male role models/mentors) play in the life of young women.... ny Newsletter week we celebrate all the colour and fun from Book Week, fantastic achievements in Sport and Chess and don't forget to update your calendar with our upcoming events.
Secondary School News - Term 3 Issue 4
From the Principal In celebration of father and daughter relationships This week we have two wonderful opportunities to reflect upon the significant and valuable role fathers (or significant male role models/mentors) play in the life of young women. ... ndary School News - Term 3 Issue 4 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Secondary School Newsletter for 2016
Secondary School News - Term 3 Issue 3
From the Principal I am mindful of the old adage It takes a village to raise a child, when I look at the rich range of experiences our girls will engage in over the coming fortnight. From sporting competitions (Joigny District Athletics and GSV Track... ndary School News - Term 3 Issue 3 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Secondary School Newsletter for 2016
From The Principal I am mindful of the old adage ‘it takes a village to raise a child’, when I look at the rich range of experiences our girls will engage in over the coming fortnight. From sporting competitions (Joigny District Ath... ny Newsletter Prep students celebrate 100 days of school, rehearsals for the Joigny Musical, Nursery Crimes have begun and there are plenty of upcoming events to add to your calendar
From the Principal 'For the sake of one child' We are certainly blessed with our Sacred Heart tradition of ensuring that the needs of each child hold such value in our decision making, planning and our reason for being. St Madeleine Sophie Barat fou... ny Newsletter ny students receive a special visit from Olympian, Anabelle Smith, loads of colour and House spirit from the House Athletics Carnival and get ready for Joigny Book Week!
Secondary School News - Term 3 Issue 2
From the Principal 'For the sake of one child' We are certainly blessed with our Sacred Heart tradition of ensuring that the needs of each child hold such value in our decision making, planning and our reason for being. Sr Madeleine Sophie Barat foun... ndary School News - Term 3 Issue 2 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Secondary School Newsletter for 2016
From The Principal I welcome you all back to Term 3 where we will start anew, following our learning shared in Semester 1. Over the holiday break, your daughter/s would have received her/their report/s, highlighting all she/they had achieved over th... ny Newsletter his week's Joigny Newsletter highlights from Music Camp and high energy colourful fun from last term's Joigny House Aerobics.
Secondary School News - Term 3 Issue 1
From the Principal I welcome you all back to Term 3 where we will start anew, following our learning shared in Semester 1. Over the holiday break, your daughter/s would have received her/their report/s, highlighting all she/they had achieved over the... ndary School News - Term 3 Issue 1 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Secondary School Newsletter for 2016
From The Principal At the time of writing, we come to the end of our first semester of work for this year. As we reflect back, we see so much that has been achieved. At the end of the term, each student will receive her academic report detaili... ny Newsletter week we celebrate the musical talents of our Joigny students with highlights from the Music Concert and a it was a busy, colourful and story-filled Literacy week.
Secondary School News - Term 2 Issue 5
From the Principal At the time of writing, we come to the end of our first semester of work for this year. As we reflect back, we see so much that has been achieved. At the end of the term, each student will receive her academic report detailing her... ndary School News - Term 2 Issue 5 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2016
Secondary School News - Term 2 Issue 4
From the Principal We remember St Madeleine Sophie Barat and our pioneer women. Last week we celebrated our Sacred Heart week and in it we remembered our Founder, St Madeleine Sophie Barat and our pioneer women. We gave thanks for their lives and the... ndary School News - Term 2 Issue 4 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2016
From the Principal We remember St Madeleine Sophie Barat and our pioneer women. Last week we celebrated our Sacred Heart week and in it we remembered our Founder, St Madeleine Sophie Barat and our pioneer women. We gave thanks for their lives ... ny Newsletter his week's Joigny Newsletter highlights from a busy, colourful and spirit-filled Sacred Heart Week, Year 5 students reflect on the Prep/Year 5 Buddy program and register now if you are interested in Snowsports 2016.
Senior School News - Term 2 Issue 3
From the Principal Over the weekend over thirty community members contributed their time and talent to develop what will become our next strategic plan for the coming four years. Who gathered? The people gathered came from the School Board and the F... or School News - Term 2 Issue 3 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2016
From The Principal Over the weekend over thirty community members contributed their time and talent to develop what will become our next strategic plan for the coming four years. Who gathered?The people gathered came from the School Board and the Fo... ve of our Year 6 Leaders attend the Ignatian Leadership Conference in Sydney. It's a busy time in Mathematics with students competing in the Mathematics Challenge and the Australasian Problem Solving Mathematical Olympiads. Make sure you save the... ny Newsletter
Senior School News - Term 2 Issue 2
From the Principal Last Monday we remembered and paid tribute to our ANZACs. For over 100 years, we have commemorated the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops, with the allied forces, on the Gallipoli Peninsula, on 25 April 1915. Anzac Day c... or School News - Term 2 Issue 2 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2016
From The Principal Last Monday we remembered and paid tribute to our Anzacs. For over 100 years, we have commemorated the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops, with the allied forces, on the Gallipoli Peninsula, on 25 April 1915. Anzac Day c... his week's Joigny Newsletter; Bounceback, the Wellbeing Program designed to build resilient children, read about our Library's Experimedia room and plenty of upcoming dates to add to your calendar ny Newsletter
From The Principal The joy of the resurrection As we return to Term 2, we have clear memories of the two week break shared with family and loved ones. Such times provide opportunities for us to relax and unwind, and to prepare for all that lies ahea... Term 2 Co-curricular schedule is available, colour and action from our Year 6 Campers, sign up to be a Prep-Year 2 Parent Helper and there's plenty of dates to update your calendar ny Newsletter
Senior School Newsletter - Term 2 Issue 1
From the Principal The joy of the resurrection As we return to Term 2, we have clear memories of the two week break shared with family and loved ones. Such times provide opportunities for us to relax and unwind, and to prepare for all that lies ahea... or School Newsletter - Term 2 Issue 1 ome to the first edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for Term 2 2016
In this week's Joigny Newsletter our adventurous Year 5 Campers return, Spelling in Focus and we learn how to take a stand together in the National Day Against Bullying. m the Principal It is hard to believe that this is the final newsletter for Term 1. How the term has flown. We have welcomed a large number of new students and their families from Prep to Year 12. We have seen the girls challenged in their learni... ny Newsletter
Secondary School News - T1 No. 4
Secondary School News - T1 No. 4 ome to the last edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for Term 1 2016 the Principal It is hard to believe that this is the final newsletter for Term 1. How the term has flown. We have welcomed a large number of new students and their families from Prep to Year 12. We have seen the girls challenged in their learnin...
From the Principal We remember, we pray and we reflect. Over the past week, we have learnt of two tragic incidents in two schools in Melbourne. The first, an accident at St Leonard’s College Brighton, where a man who was a parent of two studen... his week's Joigny newsletter, how to build your daughter's love of literature, the Joigny French Club meets each Wednesday lunchtime and plenty of other activities to look forward to this term! ny Newsletter
Senior School News - T1 No. 3
Senior School News - T1 No. 3 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2016 the Principal We remember, we pray and we reflect. Over the past week, we have learnt of tragic incidents in two schools in Melbourne. The first, an accident at St Leonard’s College Brighton, where a man who was a parent of two studen...
From the Head of the Junior School It was wonderful to see so many families attend last Friday’s Joigny Picnic which was a terrific opportunity for families to catch up after the summer break and for new families to get to know others. Thank y... ny Newsletter ur, action and fun from the House Swimming Carnival and learn more about the Connect Us program, as part of Joigny Wellbeing. It is a busy term, remember to update your calendars with all of our upcoming events.
Senior School News - T1 No. 2
Senior School News - T1 No. 2 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2016 the Principal After the first week of Information Evenings and welcome, I am delighted to report that the girls have settled well into the routine of school life. Some girls have begun learning new instruments, while others have taken up new opp...
From the Head of the Junior School I warmly welcome all to this new school year, particularly our 49 students who are new to Joigny and our 37 new Sacré Cœur families. Our Preps began the first of their school days on Tuesday, hav... ny Newsletter ome to our Prep class of 2016. If you are a parent of a student in Prep-Year 2, find out how you can become a classroom helper. Make sure you check all of our upcoming events and update your calendar.
Senior School News - T1 No. 1
Senior School News - T1 No. 1 ome to the first edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2016 the Principal I warmly welcome you back to the commencement of our 2016 school year. It has been wonderful to meet with our new students, attend the Year 12 Retreat last week and meet with so many parents at Information Evenings this week. In ou...
From the Head of the Junior School As this school year draws to a close and we contend with all the Christmas season brings, I am deeply grateful to a host of people who have made the year all it has been. I thank Pette Liacopoulos, Fiona Cripps and... ny Newsletter e are plenty of reasons to celebrate in the final Joigny newsletter for 2015; Joigny Awards for 2015, our Music Concert, Visual Art Awards in the local community, fabulous Sporting Achievements and plenty more.
Senior School News - T4 No. 4
From the Principal As we approach the last week of the school year, we have had the opportunity to host assemblies to celebrate the work of the year. On Friday 20 November, we gathered to recognise and pay tribute to the work of Year 10 students and ... or School News - T4 No. 4 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2015
From the Head of the Junior School Yesterday we welcomed our new Prep 2016 students as they visited for their first Orientation session. When I look at these young people joining us and our current Prep girls, I marvel at the transformation a year c... ny Newsletter me a Christmas Angel and donate items for our Pamper Packs for the women of St Joseph's, highlights from the recent Year 3 Sleepover at School, ways you can help support your daughter in her mathematics learning and update your calendar with all ...
Senior School News - T4 No. 3
From the Principal As we near the end of this year, it feels like we are in a period of transition - of endings and new beginnings. The girls are either in the midst of their examinations or preparing for their final assessments. It is a period of ti... or School News - T4 No. 3 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2015
Senior School News - T4 No. 2
From the Deputy Principal Ms Ryan is currently attending the fifth International Heads of Sacred Heart Schools conference, in Mexico. As Acting Principal I have had the privilege of farewelling our Class of 2015 this week. We are immensely proud of t... or School News - T4 No. 2 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2015
From the Head of the Junior School As our Student Transition programs come into full swing in the coming weeks, it is timely to consider the cocktail of emotions that is almost always associated with change. As adults, we know ourselves of the... ny Newsletter Year 4 Campers return from their adventures in Sovereign Hill, colourful fun from the Prep-Year 2 House Athletics Carnival, details on the 2016 booklists and update your calendar with Term 4 events.
Senior School News - T4 No. 1
From the Principal VALE Year 12 Class of 2015 At the time of writing the Year 12 Class of 2015 are nearing the end of their classes as students at Sacré Cœur. After thirteen years of education our 76 Year 12 students are preparing for th... or School News - T4 No. 1 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2015
From the Head of the Junior School Welcome back to all and to this new term. In the lead up to the end of the year, Term 4 is invariably an active one as we plan for endings and new beginnings. Class Term letters emailed to parents earlier this week... week we celebrate the many achievements of our talented Joigny students. Colourful high energy highlights from the recent House Skipping Carnival and don't forget to register for the Cybersafety parent evening with Susan McLean on Wednesday 21 O... ny Newsletter
Senior School News - T3 No. 5
From the Principal As the term draws to a close I reflect upon all that has been celebrated and achieved over the past ten weeks and I am indebted to every member of the school community. This week we will see the opening of the Joigny Art Show. This... or School News - T3 No. 5 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2015
From the Head of the Junior School What a terrific celebration of creativity this week’s Joigny Art Show is. Last night’s Opening Night saw the Hall filled with families, friends and more than a few characters from Lewis Carroll’s ... things wonderful from the opening night of our Joigny Art Exhibition. A reminder to book your Joigny Parent/Teacher interviews for next week and register your family for the Community Fun Run on Friday 9 October. There are also opportunities for ... ny Newsletter
From the Head of the Junior School In the coming week, our Year 4 students will celebrate First Eucharist, many receiving the Sacrament for the first time. Along with Baptism and Confirmation, the Sacrament of Holy Communion (or Eucharist) is ... urful Characters come alive in the Joigny Book Character Parade and exciting details about the upcoming Joigny Art Exhibition. Don't forget to sign up for the Shoes for Samar giving project and to pre-purchase your gift for Dad from the Joigny Fa... ny Newsletter
Senior School News - T3 No. 4
Senior School News - T3 No. 4 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2015 the Principal Review of our Sacred Heart Goals At the time of writing I have just returned from meetings in Sydney with the Principals, Board Chairs and Directors of Mission from our ANZNET schools, together with our Province Director of Mission...
From the Head of the Junior School Led by Year 5A, last week's Joigny assembly focussed upon social justice with the students sharing their recent learning of the inequitable distribution of resources in our world. In keeping with this theme, we lis... ny Newsletter out how you can take part in the Shoes for Samar Giving Project for 2015. Congratulations to the newly elected members of the SRC for Semester 2 and Year 6 students reflect on their experience in being part of the Senior Music Concert.
Senior School News - T3 No. 3
Senior School News - T3 No. 3 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2015 the Principal Spending time with the girls Over the last fortnight it has been wonderful to see so many of the girls participate in their school based or co-curricular activities. It reminds me of why we do what we do as our strategic planning a...
From the Head of the Junior School Last week was a particularly active one with the Years 3-6 House Athletics Carnival and Joigny French Day. Thank you to the many parents who assisted with these events whether it was by sweeping long jump pit... been a very busy week with the Years 3-6 House Athletics Carnival and Joigny French Day. We congratulate finalists in the Higgins ANZAC Poetry Competition as well as Alliance Française Poetry Competition. ny Newsletter
Senior School News - T3 No. 2
From the Principal Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education – Martin Luther King As I sat last Friday evening with other members of our school community at our Shining Light – Voices of Inspiration evening, I... or School News - T3 No. 2 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2015
From the Head of the Junior School Whether a student, parent or staff member, one measure of a good school break can be how long it feels since we last drove up the driveway. In chatting with the girls on Tuesday morning, it would seem a great break... ny Newsletter ome back to Term 3. Colour, fun and high energy from the recent Joigny House Aerobics Carnival and don't forget to book your tickets for the Shining Light: Voices of Inspiration next Friday 24 July at 7pm.
Senior School News - T3 No. 1
Senior School News - T3 No. 1 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2015 the Principal Welcome back to Term 3. New Staff This term we welcome some new staff who are replacing those on leave. We welcome:Frank Thompson (replacing Pauline Steedman)Krislyn De Lorenzo (replacing Paul Miller)Katherine Aldcroft (replac...
Senior School News - T1 No. 2
From the Principal Our International Sacred Heart Family. This week we welcomed three staff members and three Year 12 students from our sister school in Forest Ridge, Seattle. It was a pleasure to spend time with them and learn more about our many th... or School News - T1 No. 2 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2015
From the Head of the Junior School As we draw toward the end of this first semester and student reports are being finalised, it is time for the students to reflect upon their achievements and how they have applied themselves in Terms 1 and 2. First ... ny Newsletter e Aerobics is coming! Join us from 1.30pm next Friday 19 June in the Hall. Learn the true value of Effective Feedback and our Cyber Savvy Parent article recaps key points from the recent Cybersafety Parent Evening.
From the Head of the Junior School Last week, I was blessed to find myself in the company of Sr Lydia Collado rscj as she spent time with us during our Sacred Heart Week celebrations. Sr Lydia’s work is based in Northern Samar in the Phi... the Class Representative Green Team members, Prep to Year 4 students attend a colourful performance from Bully Bull Ring and learn strategies to counter bullying and build resistance. Don't forget to register for our Parent Cybersafety Evening n... ny Newsletter
Senior School News - T2 No. 4
Senior School News - T2 No. 4 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2015 the Principal In memory of Madeleine Sophie Barat Monday of this week marked the 150th anniversary of her death and last week we celebrated Sacred Heart Week. Although we stop to reflect on her passing, we honour her legacy and we continue to mo...
From the Head of the Junior School This week has seen students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 undertake assessment tasks in Reading, Writing, Grammar and Punctuation and Numeracy as part of the national assessment program, NAPLAN. Even such mandated assessm... ny Newsletter your daughter's creative mind flourish and design an invitation for the upcoming YABBA Awards, parent helpers wanted for Joigny French Day and we try to unravel the Complexities of Spelling
Senior School News - T2 No. 3
Senior School News - T2 No. 3 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2015 the Principal Over the past fortnight we have been preparing for our School Review, conducted by representatives employed by the Catholic Education Office as part of the School Improvement Framework process. I am delighted to report that after t...
Senior School News - T2 No. 2
From the Principal Over the past week there have been a range of ways for our community to come together and to share in the spirit of ‘Cor Unum’. ‘Cor Unum’; being in ‘one heart and mind in the Sacred Heart of Jesus&rsq... or School News - T2 No. 2 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2015
From the Head of the Junior School It is good to have our students moving. A body of evidence-based research exists that links exercise to increased productivity, alertness and memory as well as mental clarity. With the Cross Country season in full ... of sporting highlights from the House Cross Country Carnival and District events, lots of ideas to encourage reading and update your calendar with all of our upcoming events ny Newsletter
Senior School News - T2 No. 1
From the Principal Welcome Back to Term 2 I do hope you all enjoyed a restful term break shared with family and loved ones. It is a joy to spend time with people we treasure over Easter, as we remember and are touched by the Easter story and the joy ... or School News - T2 No. 1 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2015
From the Head of the Junior School The new term brings, from its very first week, a bustle of activity and significant occasion. Last night, our Year 3 students received the sacrament for Reconciliation for the first time. The girls’ sense of ... ny Newsletter n how you can help your daughter with Mathematics, colourful adventures from our Year 5 campers and book your tickets for the Mother Daughter Mass and Breakfast.
Senior School News - T1 No. 4
From the Principal At the time of writing we are approaching the final weeks of Term 1. What a busy term it has been and how proud I am of all that has been achieved. New families and students have settled well into their new school and we have delig... or School News - T1 No. 4 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2015
From the Head of the Junior School This week has been a not-so-typical one for me as I have rolled up my sleeves to join the Year 5 students on their three day camp adventure to Grantville. As this newsletter goes live, I expect to be enjoying a spo... ny Newsletter adventurous Year 6 campers return from Merricks, Keeping Me Safe - an important message from our SRC reps and meet our Student Welfare Officers and find out how to access this important pastoral and welfare program.
Senior School News - T1 2015 - No.1
From the Principal A New Year In this, the first newsletter for 2015, I welcome all new families to Burke Road. I also extend a very warm ‘welcome back’ to all families. A new year brings with it a level of excitement about what the year ... or School News - T1 2015 - No.1 ome to the first Senior School Newsletter for 2015
From the Head of the Junior School Tomorrow throughout the school, we celebrate International Women's Day (IWD), a day that is marked annually on 8 March. The first International Women's Day was held in 1911 in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerl... us in celebrating Joigny Maths Week. Get active and join the Premier's Active April challenge, exciting news about the Children's Book Festival and our SRC Representatives for Semester 1. ny Newsletter
Senior School News - T1 No. 3
From the Principal International Women’s Day - This Friday we celebrate International Women’s Day with the theme for this year Make It Happen. Our guest speakers who will present to our Year 10 students and mothers at a breakfast on Frida... or School News - T1 No. 3 ome to the latest edition of the Sacré Cœur Senior School Newsletter for 2015
From the Head of the Junior School I warmly welcome all to the 2015 school year, particularly our 61 students who are new to Joigny and our 48 new Sacré Cœur families. Our Preps began the first of their school days on Monday, promptly l... rm welcome to Term 1 2015. ny Newsletter
From the Head of the Junior School As this school year draws to a close and we each grapple to be ready for all the Christmas season brings, I am deeply grateful to the legion of people who have made the year all it has been. For the incredible cont... ny Newsletter ty to celebrate in the final Joigny newsletter for 2014.
Senior School Newsletter - Term 4 Issue 4
From the Principal The Year in Review As I write this newsletter piece I realise it is the final one for the year. How the year has passed so very quickly! Over the final week together we will share in a number of significant year level farewells and... or School Newsletter - Term 4 Issue 4 se click the link below to view the Senior School Newsletter
Senior School Newsletter - Term 4 Issue 3
From the Principal A period of changeAt the time of writing, I am very conscious of the enormity of change that surrounds a number of year levels at present. We do remind the girls that change is a part of life but nevertheless, each period of transi... or School Newsletter - Term 4 Issue 3 se click the link below to view the Senior School Newsletter
From the Head of the Junior School As we live out familiar programs of this time of year; Transition days, Orientation Days and the Intensive Swim program, this is also the time of year when we look to 2015. Last week, Information Packs were sent ho... ny Newsletter n how to help your child develop the skills of responsible decision-making, plenty to celebrate in Joigny Art and Music. Please be sure to update your calendar with the final events of the year.
From the Head of the Junior School Tomorrow we welcome incoming Year 5, 2015 students as they join our current Year 4 students for their Transition and Testing Day. Nervous anticipation is almost always associated with change, and such times of tran... ny Newsletter Year 4 girls have been busy celebrating First Eucharist and heading off to Sovereign Hill for Camp, whilst our Year 3 class enjoyed Camp @ School. Year 6 girls learned what it is like to be a life saver and the Joigny Art Exhibition opens. Make s...
Senior School Newsletter - Term 4 Issue 1
Senior School Newsletter - Term 4 Issue 1 ome to Term 4 2015 the Principal As I write this newsletter I am conscious that this is the last one before we officially farewell our Year 12 class of 2014 next Tuesday at the VALE Mass and celebration. In recognising and farewelling the Year 12s I do so by first...
From the Head of the Junior School We hold in our hearts and prayers the students in Year 4 who will receive the sacrament of Eucharist for the first time tomorrow evening, along with their classmates who will support them. My wish for all the girls... ny Newsletter ny celebrates the wonderful efforts of our community who rallied to give us our magnificent French Village Fair on the weekend, read about how you can get involved in the Sacré Cœur Foundation Annual Christmas Raffle and update your calendar wi...
Senior School Newsletter - Term 3 Issue 5
From the Principal Term 3 has been a very busy term and the staff and the girls have achieved a great deal. Just last weekend we received the following news about two distinct areas of the school and their achievements. Tournament of Minds - I am sur... or School Newsletter - Term 3 Issue 5 is the last newsletter for Term 3. Take a few minutes to catch up on what has been happening at Sacré Cœur and meet our 2015 Blue Ribbons!
From the Head of the Junior School Holidays and Cyber Savvy ParentsEarlier in the year, I wrote to all parents of students in Years 4-6 communicating the School’s position regarding underage access to social media sites. The School does not su... ny celebrates our TOM team who have progressed to the Australasian Final in October, Term 3 Chess Champions and a creative week in which we were immersed in Poetry. We are still seeking assistance with the French Village Fair, see how you can be ... ny Newsletter
Senior School Newsletter
From the Principal This Sunday many hundreds of prospective families and people who are yet to experience our dynamic school community will flood the grounds and corridors at our Open Day.There is no doubt that there is an increasing interest in Sacr... or School Newsletter se click the link below to view the Senior School Newsletter
From the Head of the Junior School Joigny Parent/Teacher Interviews will be held in the afternoon of Wednesday 17 September and the afternoon and evening of Thursday 18 September. Log on and booking information was emailed to parents in the recent f... ny Newsletter ome to Poetry Week. Clever water saving tips from Charlotte and Tabitha, update your calendar with upcoming events and the Final of the Year 6 Readers' Cup is won by the narrowest of margins by The Book Thieves and Co.
Senior School Newsletter - Term 3 Issue 4
Senior School Newsletter - Term 3 Issue 4 se click the link below to view the Senior School Newsletter the Principal Even when you are drowning, remain perky. Robina Courtin. I had the pleasure this week of attending the GLS Breakfast at Leonda. For those new to Sacré Cœur GLS stands for Genazzano FCJ College, Loreto Mandeville Hall ...
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From the Acting Principal Maureen Ryan is enjoying a well-deserved Sabbatical for the remainder of this term. She is travelling to the United Kingdom to attend a course at the London Business School and will also attend an International Sacred Heart ... or School Newsletter y Sacred Heart Week! Please click the link below to view the Senior School Newsletter.
From the Head of the Junior School School Attendance – Every day countsIn recent weeks, school attendance has been a focus in Australian news after the findings of a recent study based in Western Australia were presented at the Australian Coun... ny Newsletter week Joigny celebrates our TOM teams, one of which has progressed to the State Final and for the first time ever, three Joigny students will represent our school in the Victorian Interschool Snowsports Championships in the coming fortnight. Plea...
Senior School Newsletter - Term 3 Issue 3
From the Principal A Growth Mindset Last Tuesday I attended at AHISA (Association of Health of Independent Schools Australia) meeting and listened to a presentation given by Professor Carol Dweck who has written a great deal about developing a &ldquo... or School Newsletter - Term 3 Issue 3 se click the link below to view the Senior School Newsletter
From the Head of the Junior School Last Thursday’s memorial service for Sr Philomene Tiernan was a beautiful celebration of the life and love of the compassionate, peace-filled woman so many of us were blessed to have known. At the service Mon... ny Newsletter ting details about Book Week, colourful pics from our recent Rug Up Day and the Parents' Association needs help getting organised for the French Village Fair, see how you and your family can get involved!
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From the Principal Call for Peace I have certainly been touched by the outpouring of love and support we have felt as a community following the tragic passing of Sr Philomene Tiernan rscJ. Sr Phil was just one of the many people who lost their lives... or School Newsletter - Term 3 Issue 2 se click the link below to view the Senior School Newsletter
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From the Principal Welcome back to Term 3. This edition of Sacré Cœur News is dedicated to the memory of our dearly loved and much respected RSCJ, Sister Philomene Tiernan, who was on the Malaysian airlines flight that was shot down on ... or School Newsletter - Term 3 Issue 1 se click the link below to view the Senior School Newsletter
Joigny Newsletter ome to Term 3, the Shoes for Samar Family Giving Project is back, lots of House spirit, colour and fun at the House Athletics Carnival and your last chance to order The KIO on DVD or Blu-ray. m the Head of the Junior School We have returned from the first semester’s break refreshed and renewed, but also to sharing our grief in the loss of two much-loved members of our Sacred Heart community, Mrs Rosemary Hayes and Sr Philomene T...
From the Head of the Junior School The final weeks of each semester bring the season of report writing, with reports to be posted home over the holiday break. Joigny reports aim to celebrate your daughter’s engagement in school life and commun... é Cœur is the only Catholic School in Victoria to be accredited as a Maths Active School, colourful Sacred Heart Week celebrations and don't forget to order your copy of The KIO on DVD or Blu-ray before the end of term. ny Newsletter
From the Head of the Junior School How quickly we have moved on to the next event as we farewelled Musical Week and ventured into Sacred Heart Week this week. I expect the colour, excitement and music shared over last week’s two performances of... y Sacred Heart Week! Celebrate all things Musical with The KIO, Year 2 students take a journey back to the 'good old days', the importance of play and plenty of upcoming events to add to your calendar. ny Newsletter
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Senior School Newsletter se click the link below to view this week's Senior School newsletter. the Acting Principal As the term draws to a close and we finally get some wintery weather, the secondary students have just undertaken examinations in various subjects and all teaching staff, both Joigny and secondary, are hard at work correctin...
The sun shines on our Prep-Year 2 students as they compete in the House Cross Country Carnival. Congratulations to Elle and Jorja, winners in the Design a Mathematics sticker competition. Exciting news in Sports about the 2104 Interschool Snowsports ... the Head of the Junior School, Ms Janine Hogan With the Cross Country season in full stride, every Joigny student has had the opportunity to represent her House and push through the breathlessness that comes with running the course for her age l... ny Newsletter
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From the Principal A Time to Remember - I take this opportunity to welcome you back to a very busy Term 2 calendar. This term will culminate in formal examinations for students in Years 7-11 and the Year 12s will continue their constant SAC schedule.... or School Newsletter se click the link below to view the Senior School Newsletter
Joigny Newsletter ets on sale from Thursday 1 May for the Joigny Musical, The KIO. Colourful House spirit from the Years 3-6 House Cross Country, celebrate the sporting achievements of Joigny students in Soccer, Basketball, Swimming and Diving and learn more about... the Head of the Junior School, Ms Janine Hogan The new term brings a flurry of activity with events that include the Joigny Musical, Sacred Heart Day, NAPLAN, Open Day and the Alliance Franҫaise competition (just to name a few). I hope th...
From the Head of the Junior School, Ms Janine Hogan As this term draws to its close, I am very grateful to many; students, teachers and parents for the work of the term. You may recall that I have written before of the proven effect of gratitud... been a busy couple of weeks in Joigny. We have celebrated Grandparents' and Special Friends' Day, our adventurous Year 5 campers returned, Year 6 students led Years 1-5 in an action-packed Activity Day and plenty of colour and activities in the ... ny Newsletter
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From the Principal As the term draws to a close I know there is the same cocktail of nervous energy, excitement and fatigue that was evident at the beginning of the school year, but for different reasons. At the beginning of the year the girls were s... or School Newsletter se click the link below to view this week's Senior School newsletter.
From the Head of the Junior School, Ms Janine Hogan Tomorrow throughout the school, we celebrate International Women's Day (IWD), a day that is marked annually on 8 March. International Women's Day was the brainchild of Clara Zetkin, a German woman w... ny celebrates International Women's Day, your last chance to sign up for the Sacré Cœur Community Fun Run and update your calendar so you don't miss any upcoming events. ny Newsletter
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From the Principal A Time to Reflect This week we came together on Wednesday morning to recognise Ash Wednesday. This is a very important time in the Church’s calendar and it calls us to reflect, pray and prepare for Easter. This year, given ou... or School Newsletter se click the link below to view this week's Senior School newsletter.
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Senior School Newsletter se click the link below to view this week's Senior School newsletter. the Principal A Time to Reflect This week we came together on Wednesday morning to recognise Ash Wednesday. This is a very important time in the Church’s calendar and it calls us to reflect, pray and prepare for Easter. T...
From the Head of the Junior School Ms Janine Hogan During these first weeks of school, the Year 6 students have been exploring what it means to be a leader, part of the program which prepares them for their year of service as Joigny Leaders in 2014. ... sporting year is off to a great start with the Years 3-6 House Swimming Carnival, first details released about this year's Joigny Musical and loads of colour, news and events to catch up on. ny Newsletter
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From the Principal A Time of CelebrationAs you know our Focus Goal this year is a "Personal and Active Faith in God" and last week we celebrated an individual in our community who has lived this goal all of her life. Sr Marita Fitzgerald RSCJ celebra... or School Newsletter se click the link below to access this week's Senior School Newsletter
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From the Principal Maureen Ryan A warm welcome to 2014As I write my first newsletter article for 2014 I do so with a depth of gratitude and thanksgiving for all that lies at the heart of our Sacré Cœur community. By the end of this week ... or School Newsletter se click the link below to access this week's Senior School Newsletter
From the Head of the Junior School, Ms Janine Hogan The first two weeks of the new school year have seen the girls return to us with aplomb. To Joigny, we warmly welcome 47 new families and 55 new students across Prep to Year 6. Our Preps began... ome to the Prep class of 2014, meet our new members of staff and the lunchtime Chess Club is back. ny Newsletter
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From the Principal In gratitude for our Year of Celebration As we come to the last newsletter for the year I cannot thank you enough for the role you have played in celebrating our milestone year. We are undoubtedly proud of our school community and ... or School Newsletter se click the link below to view this week's Senior School newsletter.
From the Head of Joigny News of the recent devastation in the Philippines caused by Typhoon Haiyan has been received with much concern, particularly as one of the worst hit islands was Samar where the RSCJ community of Sophie’s Farm is situated... ny Newsletter ratulations to Rhiana and Katrina, Major Bursary Winners in the Science Talent Search! Don't forget to book your tickets to take a walk on the Wild Side at the Joigny Disco on Friday 29 November.
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Senior School Newsletter se click the link below to view this week's Senior School newsletter. the Principal We remember Last Monday we took the time to reflect on 11 November and all that Remembrance Day means to Australians. In turn it is important to educate our young girls about the significance of this day. We remembered the sa...
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From the Principal At the time of writing our Year 12 students are about to commence their VCE examinations and we wish all our students well. The girls have worked hard and consistently throughout the year and they deserve to do well. We farew... or School Newsletter se click the link below to view this week's Senior School newsletter.
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Please click the link below to view the Senior School Newsletter or School Newsletter m the Principal Welcome back to our final term of 2013.There is no doubt the school year has flown and we are now in the final days before our Year 12s of 2013 bid farewell to their days at Sacré Cœur as a student. Of course, t...
From the Head of the Junior School Our first newsletter for Term 4 brings news of our outreach program, Shoes for Samar, as the backpacks make their long journey to the northern Philippines. On Wednesday last week, the final backpacks were boxed and ... ny Newsletter his week's Joigny newsletter; the backpacks in our Shoes for Samar Project are on their way! Join the Joigny Chess Club, amazing artwork from the Prep - Year 12 Community Art Show and our community garden is flourishing.
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Senior School Newsletter se click the link below to view this week's Senior School newsletter. This is the last newsletter for Term 3. the Principal As the term draws to a close on Friday, there is so much I am grateful for over the past ten weeks. So much has been celebrated together, so many opportunities have been taken up and our school community has grown as a united, cohe...
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Senior School Newsletter se click the link below to view this week's Senior School newsletter. the Principal Singing from the one hymn sheet… This is a good analogy to explain what is happening over the next fortnight. I am currently undertaking my Principal’s Review. This takes place on an annual basis and this year in...
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From the Principal Our Mass of Celebration at St Patrick’s CathedralI thank you for your attendance at our beautiful Mass of thanksgiving to celebrate our 125 Anniversary at Burke Road. At the Mass I spoke and gave thanks for four distinct area... or School Newsletter t forget to buy your raffle tickets for the Parents' Association Gala Dinner! Ticket sales will close at midday on Saturday!
From the Head of the Junior School, Ms Janine Hogan Throughout the school this week, Sacred Heart Week, we celebrate our sacredheartedness as all take part in activities to build our community, celebrate our heritage and seek to help others. Th... ny Newsletter his week's Joigny Newsletter: bleu, blanc et rouge aplenty at the Joigny French Day celebrations, remember to update your calendar with all our upcoming events including a Twilight Parent Seminar with renowned practioner, Maurizio Vespa, Positive...
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From the Principal “All for the soul of one child”Our community spirit and school pride was palpable last Thursday evening at our inaugural Prep-Year 12 Music Concert. On that night we gathered to pay tribute to music over our 125 y... or School Newsletter se click the link below to view this week's Senior School newsletter.
Author Geoffrey McSkimming Launches His Next Installment In The Phyllis Wong Series - Phyllis Wong And The Return Of The Conjuror!
Author Geoffrey McSkimming launches his next installment in the Phyllis Wong series - Phyllis Wong and the Return of the Conjuror! s 4-7 girls had a wonderfully engaging time and enjoyed both Geoffrey's Thesbian styled reading from his latest book and the amazing magic show which followed. See our latest news item on 17 June 2014. launch was for his next instalment in the Phyllis Wong series: Phyllis Wong and the Return of the Conjuror. It is a big story, where the magic that Phyllis knows (stage magic) blows out into a wider sort of magic. Without giving too muc...
Nicholas Jones' Visit - Turning Books Into Art
Nicholas Jones' visit - Turning books into Art ents were given the opportunity to attend a talk from renowned Melbourne based artist Nicolas Jones at a lunch time forum initiated by the Visual Arts department and Prefect, Annabelle Gandolfo. ents were given the opportunity to attend a talk from renowned Melbourne based artist Nicolas Jones at a lunch time forum initiated by the Visual Arts department and Prefect, Annabelle Gandolfo. Nicolas Jones inspired staff and students as he dis...
Artist Visit For Lino Print Workshop
Artist visit for Lino Print Workshop st, Rona Green, visited Sacré Cœur today to run a lino print workshop for our Year 7 students. Green has exhibited regularly and her work is represented in numerous public and private collections in Australia and overseas including Artbank and the National Gallery of Australia. She is well known for her pictures of peculiar characters she...
We Are 125!
We are 125! é Cœur celebrates its 125 year anniversary of Sacred Heart education at Burke Road this year! more information on the events to celebrate this important milestone in our history please click here.
A Rock 'n’ Roll Hot And Cold Christmas
A rock 'n’ roll hot and cold Christmas Prep to Year 3 children were treated to a Christmas show with a difference from artists Jilly and Terry from Nexus Art today. girls had fun singing traditional Christmas songs and then learning them with a summer Aussie Christmas twist with songs like Kenny the White Nosed Wombat and Jingle Bells playing in the sand. The concert ended with a conga line of teachers...
First-hand History Lesson
Grant’s powerful stories accompanied with images made a huge impact on the Years 10 and 11 students who will be able to draw on these experiences in their studies. t-hand history lesson nam War Veteran Grant Coulthard-Smith spoke to our 20th Century History students about the realities of the Vietnam war, the then emerging role of the media in times of war and our alliance with the USA.
OZ Opera Entertains With Magic Flute
OZ Opera entertains with Magic Flute students were enchanted by a performance of the Magic Flute by Opera Australia’s Oz Opera today. a Australia's Oz Opera is the touring arm of the Company. It performs in communities both large and small across Australia. Oz Opera prides itself on giving people young and old their first experience of opera. It was a magical end to a busy week...
Jackie French Visits!
Jackie French visits! wned author, gardener, TV presenter, wombat lover and Aussie icon, Jackie French, visited the School today to speak to the students about her books, characters, inspiration, love of storytelling and the craft of writing. as an honour for us to host this wonderful talk and Jackie gave very generously of her time. She even spent over twenty minutes at the end signing books for the girls. Thank you Jackie!
Expert Advice For Theatre Studies Students
Ellie O'Reilly, from Kryolan Makeup, gave our VCE Theatre Studies students the tips and tricks of the trade for using theatre make-up to age themselves and even to change gender. rt Advice for Theatre Studies students
Book Week Welcomes Cath Crowley
Book Week welcomes Cath Crowley wned Young Adult fiction author, Cath Crowley, spoke to the Year 7 students today about finding writing inspiration and the creation of her characters. The Year 7 Writers’ Group were also involved in writing workshop with Cath. as an invaluable experience and we thank Cath for her time and the insights she shared with the girls.
Stories In The Kirby
Stories in the Kirby yteller extraordinaire, Graham Davey, visited Sacré Cœur today as part of Joigny’s Book Week celebrations. nchanted the Prep, Years 1 and 2 children with his stories and magic book.
Obayashi Students Visit Sacré Cœur
Obayashi students visit Sacré Cœur ents from Obayashi, Sacred Heart sister school in Japan, visited the school last week. students enjoyed morning tea, a tour of the School and a program of activities with some of our students.
Welcome Janet And Stefan From Duldig
Welcome Janet and Stefan from Duldig Year 6 Students have enjoyed an artist-in-residence program with sculptors from the Duldig Gallery visiting over the last two Mondays. girls have been creating clay scuptures of shoes and bags and bling! These will be on display for all to see at the Joigny Art Exhibition in October.
Welcome Home Madeline
Welcome home Madeline rm welcome home is extended to Madeline Garlick (Class of 1986) who is visiting Australia from Belgium where she works as Head of the Policy and Legal Support Unit in the Europe Bureau for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Re... line visited Sacré Cœur with her mother and her children and relived her fond memories as a Child of the Sacred Heart.
Welcome Helene Gordon And Paul Cowan
Welcome Helene Gordon and Paul Cowan s 11 and 12 Business Management students shared an informative business lunch with parent experts – Helene Gordon and Paul Cowan. ne and Paul covered the topic of human resources, including what companies need to consider before 'down sizing', work place agreements, contracts and Fair Work Australia. Thank you for sharing your immense wealth of knowledge with our stud...
REACH Leadership Workshop
REACH Leadership Workshop art of the lead up to the Blue Ribbon process, Tom Gardner from the Reach Foundation facilitated a Leadership Workshop with our Year 11s today.
Welcome Exchange Students!
Welcome Exchange Students! é Cœur offers a warm Sacred Heart welcome to eleven students on exchange from the USA, France, and Japan. These students are hosted by the families of girls in Years 10, 11 and 12 and will participate fully in school life at Sacré Cœur. rther three students will arrive later in the term from the USA.
Monash University Science Centre
Monash University Science Centre ifer Morris from the Monash University Science Centre visited Joigny yesterday and engaged our youngest scientists in a range of hands on experiments. girls used common household chemicals to create ‘reactions and change’. The highlight was watching a balloon inflate all by itself – with the help of vinegar and bi-carb! It was the perfect end to the term's unit of w...
Interschool Debating ome boys from St Kevin’s and Xavier Colleges, Melbourne Grammar School and girls from Genazzano FCJ College who joined our Year 6 girls for the Interschool Debating Competition. Well done to all the teams!
Welcome Victorian History Teachers
Welcome Victorian History Teachers é Cœur welcomes the History Teachers Association of Victoria (HTAV) who will undertake a Professional Learning seminar on the implementation of the Australian Curriculum. forty history teaching professionals from schools in the eastern suburbs will be in attendance. The objective of this session is to involve practicing teachers in the consultative process for developing the new senior curriculum for Years 11 and...
Alice Pung Runs Writers Workshop For Year 10s
Alice Pung runs writers workshop for Year 10s er, lawyer and teacher, Alice Pung, visited the School today to run writing workshops with our Year 10 students s is author of Her Father’s Daughter and Unpolished Gem and the editor of Growing up Asian in Australia.
Artist In Residence
Artist in Residence 10 art students worked with Australian Printmaker, Jazmina Cininas, in the Art Studios today. 11 and 12 Studio Arts students were also invited to attend Jazmina's preliminary presentation during Period 1. Welcome and thank you Jazmina.
Welcome Victoria Police
Welcome Victoria Police ctive Senior Constable Lou Gerardi visited the School today to speak to our Years 10 and 11 Legal Studies students about the role of the Police. poke passionately about the important work of the Police Force and the meticulous nature of Police investigations. It was a very interesting incursion for the students adding a great deal of value to their Unit 1 work.
One Man’s Pilgrimage - The Camino Trail
One man’s pilgrimage - The Camino trail ngelo Campagna, Spiritual Director, will speak to Year 12s of his very personal experience doing the Camino pilgrimage in Spain last year. lo Campagna is a Spiritual Director who has worked in Human Resources as an Organisational Development Consultant for major organisations in Australia and abroad. He has worked in pastoral care in a hospital and as Chaplain at a Catholic secondar...
Welcome Stuartholme Students
Welcome Stuartholme students ents from our sister school, Stuartholme in Brisbane, will spend this week at Sacré Cœur and participate in our annual Arts Festival. ome to Jessica, Lexi and Bethany who will be hosted by Year 9 families. The Arts Festival at Sacré Cœur is a hotly contested, much anticipated, all-singing, all-dancing House event. The Arts Festival is held on Thursday 3 May at Dall...
Year 10 Career Wise Evening
Year 10 Career Wise Evening y Holdenson, from Career Wise, will provide Year 10 students and parents feedback on their Career Assessment reports tonight. y will give an explanation on all aspects of the report. The personality and ability analysis and personalised report helps the girls identify or corroborate what they would be good at, what would interest them, and will identify some career sugg...
Welcome Back Steph!
Welcome back Steph! of 2011, Stephanie Nesbit, spoke to our current Year 12 students at the Insights@breakkie event this morning. h spoke about the importance of wellbeing and mental health. She talked about her experiences last year and how she managed to get the best out of herself. She provided, tips, strategies and ways to cope when things became quite challenging. &nbs...
Welcome Fellow Sacred Heart Educator
Welcome fellow Sacred Heart Educator oy Lopez, Director of Technology at the Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton, USA, will be meeting with Sacré Cœur staff today to talk about the learning potential of iPads and strategies to deal with challenges of portable devices. opez oversees the technology department for Preschool through high school. Sacred Heart has several different technology initiatives including the use of iPads in grades 1-3, one-to-one tablet computers in grades 6-8 and a one-to-one iPad program...
Welcome Dr John Pastoriza-Pinol
Welcome Dr John Pastoriza-Pinol ohn Pastoriza-Pinol spoke to Year 8 students on endangered plant species in the Kirby Centre today. ’s interesting and lively presentation highlighted the need to preserve endangered fauna to ensure the future of our eco-systems. Dr John Pastoriza-Pinol, is a scientist and contemporary artist whose focus is rare and unusual plants exquisi...
Prep, Years 1 And 2 Meet The Police
Prep, Years 1 and 2 meet the Police most junior students met Constables Amanda Jones and Adam McKenzie-Edwards in a special visit from the officers from Malvern Police Station yesterday. officers spoke to the girls about the role of the Police in the community and, as a special treat, the girls had the chance to sit in the Police car with the lights flashing! Thank you Constables for a most informative visit.
We welcome this year’s first exchange student, Kimberley Marks, from the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Montreal, Canada. ome Kimberley! erley will be visiting us during the northern hemisphere spring vacation period and will be hosted by Year 11 student Imogen Frawley and her family until 16 March.
Fire Brigade Visits Joigny!
Fire Brigade Visits Joigny! , Years 1 and 2 students were enthralled by a visit from the Fire Brigade today. en Croker, Fireman and dad of Isabel in Year 2 and Anneliese in Year 7, wowed the girls in Joigny with a demonstration of the capabilities of the Fire Engine by taking Deputy Principal, Ms Ross and Isabel way up in the cage as the ladder extended...
ChessKids Visits Joigny
ChessKids visits Joigny ny students will enjoy an incursion from ChessKids today. Chess Kids is involved in providing chess coaching to schools Australia wide – helping students build their ‘mental muscles’.
Mr Adam Yee Lectures VCE Music Students
Mr Adam Yee lectures VCE Music students dam Yee, Tutor at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, will advise our VCE Music students on their VCE work requirements and SACs. ee is an oboist, composer, teacher and graduate of the VCA, Melbourne University. He has contributed to the VCE curriculum development since 2005. Mr Yee is also Director of Music at King David School.
Elevate Education 10 students participated in an Elevate Education session as part of the Headstart program, in preparation for their move into Year 11 in 2012. ate Education specialises in equipping young people with essential study skills - goal seting, maximising their study skills and preparing for exams. Elevate trains and employs young, recently finished top students who have recently completed the...
Japanese Storytelling Workshop For Year 7s
Japanese Storytelling Workshop for Year 7s é Cœur welcomed Claire Teisen who delivered a traditional Japanese storytelling experience using colourful origami figures. r the storytelling the students were lead through a step by step process to create their own paper characters using beautiful washi paper and prepared pieces.
Mosaic Artist-in-Residence ny Junior School welcomes Ms Jane Byrne, Mosaic Artist-in-Residence, who is mentoring our Junior school students in the creation of a mosaic mural for the Joigny Garden.
Getting Into The Impro Zone
Getting into the Impro Zone s 7 and 8 drama students enjoyed a performance by Impro Melbourne today. performance “Impro Zone” involved the three actors demonstrating improvisation skills, teaching the key skills and terms used in improvisation, and the actors performing impro scenes and games. At the end the students enjoyed a Q&...
Art Inspire For Year 6
Art Inspire for Year 6 Inspire visited the School today to present an interactive Japanese culture experience for the Year 6 students in relation to their Unit of Inquiry. students participated in many exciting activities including vigorous drum playing!
Welcome Vanessa Bate
Welcome Vanessa Bate ght we welcome Senior Constable Vanessa Bate, Policewoman and Youth Resource Officer for the City of Stonnington, who will facilitate a parent seminar on Keeping Our Girls Safe. talk will cover a range of topics including: Safety at Parties, Safety around alcohol and drugs and Safety online.
Year 6s Have Happy Feet!
Year 6s have happy feet! week, Year 6 students commence a five week dance program with the Footsteps Dance Company. program is a part of the Year 6 Physical Education program.
Vietnam War Vet Speaks To Senior Students
Vietnam War Vet speaks to senior students rant Coltman-Smith, a Vietnam Veteran who now works with the Vietnam Veterans Education Team, spoke Years 10 and 11 students about his war time experiences. guest speaker was invited to speak to the girls as part of their 20th Century History Unit 2 studies of the Vietnam War. The girls were amazed by his experiences in Vietnam, and how he and his fellow Vets were received upon returning home.
Let’s Do Lunch
Let’s do lunch y we welcome Adam Ballesty and Jessica Bibby from Pacific Brands who will discuss the marketing of the iconic Dunlop Volley shoe over a business lunch with the Year 11 Business Management students.
Welcome Marion Clignet
Welcome Marion Clignet pic medalist and six-time world champion, Marion Clignet, is visiting Sacré Cœur today to give a special lunchtime talk to our students and staff. on will speak to the students about her achievements in the face of dealing with severe epilepsy. She is a true model of resilience. “I didn’t want to have an excuse not to make it to the top and perform at my very b...
Complete Works Theatre Company
Complete Works Theatre Company Complete Works Theatre Company is performing Macbeth for the Year 10 students in the gym this morning. ell as a cast of professional actors, our students are invited to participate in some of the roles – bringing Shakespeare’s work to life.
Welcome New Prep Families In 2012
Welcome new Prep Families in 2012 ght our Joigny Junior School will welcome the Prep families of 2012 in the first of a series of transition events for families about to send their young daughters to Sacré Cœur. Prep Readiness evening will be held in the Children’s Parlour, just to the left of main Reception, at 7.30pm.
Artist-in-Residence 6 students will be participating in a full-day clay workshop today with Stafan, Artist in Residence, from the Duldig Museum, and art teacher Susan McDonald.
Open Doors – Wonder Of Living Seminar
Joigny Junior School parents and their girls are encouraged to attend the Wonder of Living seminar this evening to be held in the Kirby Centre from 5.30pm to 7.45pm. Doors – Wonder of Living Seminar e are two sessions. From 5.30pm to 6.30pm for Years 3 to 6 girls and from 6.30pm to 7.45pm for Years 4 to 6. ’The Wonder of Living’ is a value-based, family-orientated program. It has been carefully researched and produced by Op...
Welcome Chef Marco And Parent Helpers
Welcome Chef Marco and parent helpers Marco and a team of parent helpers are participating in today’s French Day in our Joigny Junior School. sed in berets and a riot of red, white and blue to depict the colours of the French flag, Joigny students are involved in number of French-themed activities to celebrate our French heritage. These include cooking (French toast), games, IT and Art...
Welcome Back Mel (2007)
Welcome back Mel (2007) Rak, Class of 2007, is attending the Year 12 Insights@brekkie this morning. ghts@brekkie is a breakfast event held once per term where the Year 12s meet for breakfast in our Kirby Centre and listen to past students who provide advice on study skills, stress management and coping strategies for Year 12. We thank Mel for c...
Welcome Independent Primary Schools Heads Association
Welcome Independent Primary Schools Heads Association y Susan McDonald, Junior Art Teacher, will be hosting the Annual General Meeting of the IPSHA Art Interest Group in the School's Children's Parlour. xtend a warm welcome to approximately 25 Art Teachers from Independent schools across Victoria.
Year 10s Dance Up A Zumba Storm
Year 10s dance up a Zumba storm a instructor, Emilio Ricciuti, put our Year 10s to a fitness test with an energetic Zumba class in the gym this morning. Zumba class is one of the many health and fitness classes that form part of the Year 10 Recreational program. What a great start to the day!
Welcome Catholic Development Network Visitors
Welcome Catholic Development Network Visitors y, Sacré Cœur is hosting a professional development meeting of the Catholic Development Network, with 45 visitors from Catholic schools across the state who work in the areas of marketing, enrolments and communications. day’s proceedings will commence with a tour of the School.
Welcome Author And Scriptwriter Fiona Wood
Welcome author and scriptwriter Fiona Wood art of Book Week, we welcome Fiona Wood, author of Six Impossible Things, who will facilitate Master Classes for our Years 8 and 9 students. a is also a television script writer and has written for Marshall Law, Always Greener, The Secret Life of Us, MDA, Headland, Home and Away, Neighbours, Silver Sun and Sleepover Club. Fiona is certain to provide inspiration and impart wisdom to ou...
Inter-School Latin Reading Competition
Inter-School Latin Reading Competition afternoon Sacré Cœur will host the annual Classical Association of Victoria inter-school Latin Reading Competition. elcome participants from a number of schools including Xavier College, Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School, Melbourne Grammar School and Melbourne Girls’ Grammar School who will compete in a reading of the classics.
Welcome Students From Obayashi Japan
Welcome Students from Obayashi Japan ty students from Obayashi, a Sacred Heart sister school in Japan, are visiting Sacré Cœur today. er a morning tea of Australian treats such as lamingtons and Tim Tams, the girls will spend the day involved in a program of activities with our students.
Welcome Prospective Families
Welcome Prospective Families é Cœur is holding School Tours this morning. ol Tours are a great way to see the School in action, hear the Principal speak, view our facilities and meet our key staff. Our next School Tours morning will be held on Friday 21 October at 9.15am.
Welcome Hon Michael O'Brien MP
Welcome Hon Michael O'Brien MP elebration of National Tree Day for Schools, Sacré Cœur welcomes Hon Michael O’Brien, Member for Malvern, Minister for Energy and Resources, Minister for Gaming and Minister for Consumer Affairs. Minister will be visiting Joigny Junior School and will participate in a planting exercise with our students and the girls will release symbolic green balloons. Sacré Cœur is a member of the Stonnington Green Schools' Network.
New Sister School Visitors!
New sister school visitors! elcome our second wave of international exchange students today from Sacred Heart sister schools in France, Japan, USA and Canada. girls are hosted by our own Years 10 and 11 students who will travel to their guests’ countries later in the year. Welcome to Eleonore Thierry from Reims, France, Katie Harris from Illinois, USA, Shealyn Neve from New Orleans, USA, Mo...
Welcome Sr Lydia Collado RSCJ
The Sacred Heart Institute for Transformative Education (SHIFT) Foundation is an RSCJ organisation which works with the poor in Northern Samar in the Philippines. This year, all profits raised from Sacred Heart Day activities will be directed t... ome Sr Lydia Collado RSCJ é Cœur welcomes Sr Lydia Collado RSCJ, Director of the SHIFT Program in the Philippines.
Mr Adam Yee Advises VCE Music Students
Mr Adam Yee advises VCE Music students dam Yee, Tutor at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, will advise VCE Music students on their VCE Analysis Outcome today. ee is an oboist, composer, teacher and graduate of the VCA, Melbourne University. He has contributed to the VCE curriculum development since 2005.
Welcome Notre Monde Guest Speakers!
Welcome Notre Monde Guest Speakers! y we welcome Ian Dockeary and Dale Simmonds who will speak to the Year 9s about water and energy saving initiatives as part of Notre Monde week. e Monde is our new Year 9 program which officially commences as part of our dynamic curriculum in 2012, but this week, our current Year 9s will experience a taste of the program. This will include a range of guest speakers, independent lear...
Magistrate Susan Wakeling To Run Legal Studies Workshop Today
Magistrate Susan Wakeling to run Legal Studies workshop today strate Susan Wakeling will be running a workshop with our Legal Studies classes today. is a fabulous opportunity for our Years 10, 11 and 12 students who will benefit from Ms Wakeling’s vast knowledge and experience in the Victorian legal system. We extend a warm welcome to Ms Wakeling, who is the aunt of Madeleine Wakeling ...
Welcome Registrars! y we are hosting a luncheon for Registrars from Catholic and Independent schools from all over Melbourne. t Presenter, Mr Greg Campitelli, will address the group on "15 Golden Treasures" in the arena of enrolments and marketing. Lunch will be held in our Kirby Centre, followed by a tour of the School.
Salvation Army Says Thank You To Year 9
The certificates will be presented to the students in a special assembly. ation Army says thank you to Year 9 School welcomes back Jayne Campbell from the Salvation Army who will present certificates of appreciation to Year 9 students for the work they did in the areas devastated by the Black Saturday fires.
Sports Dietician Helen Duong Talks To Year 2s On Thursday
Sports Dietician Helen Duong talks to Year 2s on Thursday uong, an accredited Sports Dietician, will run two sessions with the girls on healthy food habits and healthy school lunches. will bring in some healthy treats for the girls to taste and talk about the importance of trying new healthy foods to expand your palate.
Welcome Back Students From The Class Of 2010
Current Year 12 students will welcome back their classmates from the Class of 2010 at this term’s Insights@Brekkie event on Friday morning. ghts@Brekkie is a regular breakfast meeting where guest speakers, often past students, provide study tips and strategies for our current Year 12 students in an informal environment. On Friday we welcome back, Justine Lim, Elizabeth Dunne, Jo Kozl... ome back students from the Class of 2010
Welcome Stonnington Green Schools Network
Welcome Stonnington Green Schools Network y Sacré Cœur is hosting the Stonnington Green Schools Network meeting. School’s Green Team, who is working through the resourceSmart schools program, will welcome all the local schools who are participating in this worthwhile program. The schools will share information, ideas, results and innovations in ...
French Theatre For Years 7 And 8
French Theatre for Years 7 and 8 tre LOTE Fantastique will be performing a combined French/English play called Le Petit Empereur et les Planètes for Years 7 and 8 in the Hall today. will a lovely opportunity for our girls to hear the French language in a theatrical setting – and a delightful end to the week.
Welcome Ross Huggard
Mr Ross Huggard, an Assessor in VCE English, will speak to the Year 12s today on how to prepare for the English SACs and the November Examination. ome Ross Huggard
Dr Liz Cosgrove Meets With Year 12s
Dr Liz Cosgrove meets with Year 12s iz Cosgrove, will facilitate a wellbeing session for our Year 12 students on Thursday. osgove is an expert in adolescent wellbeing.
Graphics Professional Advises Our Vis Com Students
Graphics professional advises our Vis Com students an Rowe, a professional Graphic Designer, visited the School today to to give tips to the Year 12 Vis Com students about their folios. as great session and the girls made the most of the opportunity.
Welcome ADMIS Visitors!
Welcome ADMIS visitors! é Cœur’s Music Department will host the Association of Directors of Music in Independent Schools meeting today meeting will be held in the Kirby Centre followed by lunch in our Parlour. Invited guest speakers are from VIT and AMEB.
Self-defence For Year 10s
Self-defence for Year 10s ructor, Mr Joe Templin, will teach equip our Year 10 girls with self-defence skills in the Gym today.
Welcome Matthew Wright
Matthew Wright is the Executive Director of Beyond Zero Emissions. ome Matthew Wright hew Wright, 2010 Environment Minister's Young Environmentalist of the Year, will speak to the Year 12s today.
A Busy Week At Sacré Cœur!
There is much activity in 'the House' this week. A visit from the Salvation Army, Dr John Long from Deakin University, a life drawing artist and more! sy week at Sacré Cœur! ednesday Year 11 Visual Communications and Studio Arts students will have the opportunity to be guided through life drawing with instructor Katja Mouvlin from Monash University. This program will run on Wednesday evenings for five weeks. Also on ...
Safe Partying Lecture By Senior Constable Vanessa Bate
Safe partying lecture by Senior Constable Vanessa Bate Constable Vanessa Bate from Prahran Police Station spoke to our Year 10 students about staying safe at parties during the forthcoming holidays.
Welcome Classes Of 1941-43
Welcome Classes of 1941-43 all group of ladies who left Sacré Cœur from 1941-43 will hold their reunion at the School today. ladies will enjoy a luncheon in the Parlour and be entertained by the Bow Rockers.
Liz Johnson Japanese Calligraphy Expert
Liz Johnson Japanese Calligraphy Expert will oversee a practical, hands-on calligraphy workshop with our Year 9 Japanese students.
Welcome Grandparents And Special Friends
Welcome Grandparents and Special Friends ny Junior School students will enjoy a special treat today with visits from Grandparents and Special Friends. special guests will visit classrooms and be entertained by the School’s young choirs.
RMIT Students Industrial Designs students are touring the School today to research paperless initiatives for schools. study is part of RMIT Centre for Design Sustainability Studio and students will help develop paperless programs for the Resource Smart Schools Program. Ondine Bradbury, Year 6 teacher and coordinator of Sacré Cœur’s Green Team ...