Reminder – Mid Winter Pyjama Social

A reminder about the Parents and Friends (PFA) AGM and family night this Thursday. BYO dinner after which there will be the AGM and a speaker. Children are welcome to wear their PJs and watch a DVD.

We will be looking for new members to join the PFA to help organise family evenings and events as some of the current committee need to step back.

Please consider joining as we’ll be calling for interest during the AGM. Here’s a bit more about what the PFA do – it makes an important difference in our school community to have an active PFA to support our families.


Raffle – some great prizes to be won

A reminder to all families to please have your raffle cards and money back to school on Tuesday 22nd March. Please bring back any unsold cards too.

First prize

Limited edition print,of St Clair Beach entitle, ‘Pilgrimage‘ by well known artist Jo St Baker, framed by Gallery De Novo. The print will be accompanied by a certificate of authenticity – total value, $430.

Second prize

Beauty hamper

Third prize

Grocery Goodies hamper which includes a $100 voucher.


Dove Derby Results!

Thank you to everyone who contributed to our amazingly successful Monster Garage Sale on February 13th.

We are delighted to announce the winners of the second Sacred Heart Dove Derby. The winning dove was Dove #2, with a time of 11 minutes and 54 seconds.

Prize winners are:
1st Place – Kerry Adams 12:05 min
2nd Place – Teresa Smith 11:37
3rd Place – Sally Vosburgh 11:22
All winners have been advised.

Return of the MONSTER Garage Sale

Bird image by Iris
Bird image by Iris

The popular Monster Garage Sale is returning to Sacred Heart School on Saturday 13th Feb from 10.30am-1.30pm.

This fun community event is a perfect day out for family and friends with a variety of stalls: baking, boutique second hand clothing, ‘white elephant’ homewares stall,  sausage sizzle, and coffee by Grid – there will be plenty of bargains for outfitting student flats.

A range of fun activities for kids will be available including: bouncy castle, face painting, nail bar, photo booth and Megazone’s pop-up laser tag!

Place a bet or two on the Dove Derby – pick a dove and guess how long it takes to get back home to Green Island!  Top pick takes home a cash prize of $100. Thanks to White Doves Dunedin!
Do join us on Saturday 13 February from 1030-130 and meet our wonderful  community at Sacred Heart School, 63 North Rd.

Earlybirds Christmas Celebration

Santa Visit

SANTA came to Sacred Heart Early Birds party today! It was great to see Santa when he is so busy at this time of year!

The party was a great hit. We heard the Story of Christmas. Still not sure what the donkey and sheep were doing but that’s a whole other story!

Thanks to everyone who came especially to Santa for the early Christmas gifts!

If you have a four year old you are most welcome to visit our Earlybirds programme. Due to Waitangi Day on Monday 8th February our first session for 2016 will be held on Tuesday 9th at 1:30pm.

Merry Christmas from Sacred Heart Earlybirds.


REMINDER FOR THIS SUNDAY: Parish/School Mass at Holy Name Church. Our Last Sunday Parish School Mass for the Year celebrating 800 years of the Dominican Order. Sacred Heart School as a Dominican school will teaching and leading the Dominican Jubilee Song, which is a great honour for us.

Meet at 9:30am
Mass at 10:00am
Church of the Holy Name
Great King Street, opposite Otago Museum

Invitation to Perform

Climate Vigil, 22nd November

Octagon Dunedin

Once again we have been invited to perform. This time at the Climate Change Vigil on the evening of the 22nd November. A person connected with this event saw our performance at the Mäori and Pacific Island Festival and recommended that we perform. This is a public event and another great opportunity to promote our school. Please let us know if you are able to support this event.



7pm start, please be there by 6:30pm

Sunday 22 November, 2015

Meet at the bottom of the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral in the Octagon

There is a form attached to enlist your support.

Please wear formal school uniform.

Kind regards

Paul Richardson and Pesamino Tili

Please fill the form (attached)  and return to class teacher as soon as possible.

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151021 Notice – Climate Vigil