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Why choose our school?

At Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School Villawood, we empower children to develop the academic and social skills needed to be a collaborative member of our community. We provide a safe and supportive learning environment, where the individual needs of students are met. Our extracurricular and language activities build students’ self awareness, self esteem, teamwork and leadership skills.

From infancy to Year 6, we encourage and support parents to be involved in their child’s learning and are committed to developing and nurturing the growth of every child.

Principal’s Message

Thank you for choosing to find out more about Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School Villawood. We are a single stream Catholic school in the Southern Region within the Archdiocese of Sydney. Located in a tranquil part of Villawood with no passing traffic, our grounds allow for safe and easy access in and out of our school.

We are committed to educating our students for today and tomorrow with highly qualified and skilled staff. In partnership with parents we strive to develop the intellectual, physical, social, emotional, moral and spiritual wellbeing of all our students.

We want to reassure everyone seeking a high quality Catholic education that Sacred Heart is open to all. One of our most enduring strengths is our great diversity with a community of 34 different cultures. We welcome everyone. 

At Sacred Heart, we graduate students with dignity, purpose and curiosity.

Please feel free to contact me for a tour or to discuss your child’s future education with us. We offer a bursary (fee reduction) for your child’s education, subject to eligibility criteria. To learn more, please contact our school office.

Mrs. Michelle Bourne

In 1962, Fr John McSweeney was appointed parish priest to Villawood, the only suburb in its region devoid of a Catholic school. In 1965, a school was built and two sisters allocated from St Joseph in Fairfield taught classes from Kindergarten to Year 2. They continued their work at Sacred Heart until 1990, when the first lay principal was appointed.

Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School Villawood was entirely rebuilt on acreage just 200 metres from the original site where the Community Hub is now located. The new school was blessed and officially opened in 2005.

In 2015, we celebrated our Golden Jubilee. The Sacred Heart School community was joined by past teachers, principals and students on this momentous occasion in a joyous celebration.

Over the years, the strong faith and missionary spirit of St Mary MacKillop and the Sisters of St Joseph has been witnessed through the school community. The school has a great devotion to the Sacred Heart and its motto, ‘Live Jesus’ Way’. This is reflected in the strong pastoral focus of our school.

Our Vision

To provide students with essential life skills, knowledge and values to be active members of the community.

Our Mission

At Sacred Heart School, we believe in Living Jesus’ Way; living our life according to Gospel values.

Our Vision for Learning

Our learning is sacred: at Sacred Heart, we encourage and empower all our students to embrace a love of learning, achieve their personal best and to foster their curiosity in becoming lifelong learners.

In partnership with the parish administrator and assistant priest, we are committed to building a strong relationship and developing a rich faith community to support the spiritual wellbeing of all students and families.

At Sacred Heart Villawood Parish we promote diversity, inclusion and equality for all.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Villawood

120 Carawatha Street, Villawood  NSW 2163

Mass Times

  • Sunday: 9am
  • Weekdays: Wed & Fri: 8am
  • Syro-Malabar Masses: Tues – Fri: 7pm, Sat: 9:30am, Sun 10:45am
  • Reconciliation: Contact Parish Office
  • Baptism: 10am Sundays by appointment
  • Weddings: By appointment

Parish Priest: Fr. Maurice Thompson EV PP

Assistant Priest: Fr. Joseph Kunnackattu

Administered by Parish Office:

Immaculate Heart of Mary, Sefton

6 Kerrinea Rd, Sefton NSW 2162

Tel: 02 9644 4026 Email: office@ihmsefton.org.au

Parish website: www.seftoncatholicchurch.org.au

Parish Secretary: Leisa Farlow

Personal Assistant to Fr. Maurice: Carmen Meola

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