An independent Catholic coeducational school operated by the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart

Community Engagement

Community Engagement students from Relay for Life event

Students and staff support many charities and worthy causes in many different ways during the school year. Here are just a few of the ways we support our community –

  • Red Cross Blood Bank donations – student blood bank donors
  • Collections for the Blind Society – student collections in Dickson
  • Marymead Reading Cafe – raising funds for the purchase of books for Marymead
  • Karinya House – donations
  • Operation Christmas Child – boxed Christmas gifts for less fortunate children overseas
  • Relay for Life – participation by students and staff
  • World’s Greatest Shave – participation and fund raising by students and staff
  • Communities at Work – Lawson House charity
  • Lifeline – Phillip House charity
  • St Vincent de Paul Winter appeal – collection of goods on Sacred Heart Day
  • St Vincent de Paul Christmas appeal – collection of goods for Christmas hampers
  • Vinnies Sleepout – supported by students and staff
  • Samaritan House – donations of goods
  • World Vision Child Sponsorship – Cuthbert House charity
  • SIDS and Kids ACT Red Nose Day – Goolagong House charity
  • Make a Wish Foundation – Lyons House charity
  • Red Cross – Merrick House charity
  • Doctors without Borders – O’Brien House charity
  • MSC Missions Clean Water Project – staff salary deductions and uniform free days
  • OLSH school in PNG – Farrer House charity
  • Vietnam Community Project – staff and students community building project in Mau Chau Valley
  • Share the Dignity – collection of products for women in crisis

We are involved in many other activities in the local community through volunteering, performing (music, dance, drama), managing and participating in sporting teams and events, attending youth conferences, work experience, producing public exhibitions (art, fashion, woodwork, metalwork, technology), participating in competitions (hospitality, maths, science, art, dance), attending local ceremonies and venues, supporting Daramalan staff and families in times of need and supporting one-off fundraising efforts such as the Nepal earthquake appeal.

Thank you to students, families, and staff for your ongoing support and contributions towards the many charities and events we support as a school family.