Sacred Heart Girls' College

Age Quod Agis (Whatever you do, do to the best of your ability)

Sacred Heart Girls' College, Hamilton has a proud tradition of innovation and excellence extending back to 1884 when it was opened as a secondary school by the Sisters of the Missions. It is also proud of the place it holds today as a very successful educator of young women. It is a college where excellence is pursued and celebrated within a caring Christian atmosphere. High expectations, academic, sporting and culture are part of the daily fabric of school life. The richness and variety of the opportunities offered contribute to the formation of well rounded and self-confident young women, who are ready to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

Sacred Heart Girls' College

We Offer

- High quality education in a caring and supportive environment
- Academic excellence
- Specialist Teachers in Science, Technology, Art, Design, Physical Education, Christian Education, Music, French, Maori and Drama
- Strong Sports programme
- Private instrumental instruction
- Extra ESOL classes for students - either 1 on 1 or in small groups

General Areas of Study

NZ Secondary School Curriculum. Years 9-13 (ages 13-18yrs) preparing for university / tertiary study.
National Certificate of Education Achievement (NCEA) Levels One, Two & Three taught to Excellence standard.
Wide range of subjects taught including French, German,Technology, Drama, Economics, Accounting, Physical Education, Sciences, Art/Design/Photography suite.

Fee Examples

Application fee NZ$200, Administration fee NZ$600

Tuiton fee NZ$14,000 per annum

Pastoral care $1000

Different fees apply for short stay students
Medical/Travel Insurance approx. NZ$580. Can be arranged by the school.

See for full fee schedule

Caring support for international students

Joint winner with St John's College, Hamilton of the Education NZ nationwide award for Excellence in Pastoral Care of International Students.

Director of International Students with 24 hour availability.
Guardian for each student.
Tutor teacher and Dean.
Full time Guidance Counsellor.
Peer support system with 'buddies' and International Peer Supporters
Caring Homestay parents.

Accommodation options

Carefully vetted. personally selected homestay families, both rural and urban.

Contact Person

Mrs Julie Radice

Director of International Students

Web Address


PO Box 4064
Hamilton, New Zealand


+64 7 856 7874 ext 2882


+64 7 856 2316