Our Approach

At Sacred Heart College we combine Catholic values and a transformative view of learning and teaching to develop excellence through academics, sports, culture and community involvement.


4 months to Grade R

Primary School

Grade 1-6

High School

Grade 7-12



“Sacred Heart College is a vibrant and progressive school that has a long history of transformation, curriculum innovation and a strong sense of social justice.

There is a warmth of welcome and a strong sense of belonging among our students. We strive to provide every student with an enriching, innovative and creative learning experience that empowers them to be confident, curios and socially responsible young people. Our focus on pastoral care, personal growth, academic excellence and our experience in digital education prepares our student to make a difference in an ever changing fast paced world.”

Heather BlankenseeHead of College

Matric Results 2021


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Bachelors Degree




Higher Certificate
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Reasons to choose

Sacred Heart College

We have consistently produced medical doctors, scientists, lawyers, chartered accountants, computer scientists and teachers, and are recognised by the University of the Witwatersrand as a Top Ten feeder school.

Small classes for individual attention

We are dedicated, enthusiastic, experienced and innovative with learning that involves the appropriate use of technology.

Advanced, balanced curriculum

We develop leaders in a wide variety of job sectors with emphasis on values and formation of student’s spiritual well-being.

Pre-Primary to High School

We offer a seamless schooling experience with a student centred approach that integrates arts, science and technology.

Cultural excellence

We explore multiple mediums of expression within Visual Arts, Dramatic Arts and Music to help students shape the creative economy.

Sporting possibilities

We offer a variety of sporting activities including basketball, cricket, soccer, tennis, athletics and swimming.

Global Marist network

We are part of a global Marist Family and embrace St Marcellin’s values of love of work, family spirit, in the way of Mary, simplicity and presence.

Leaders in digital transformation

Building on experience of our innovative iPad project, we were able to respond quickly to pivot to digital teaching during COVID-19.

Pioneers of diversity

Sine 1976, we are at the forefront to incorporate diversity in south African schooling. Our proud heritage is built on transformation, empowerment and change.

Book a Tour

Sacred Heart College invites interested and prospective parents to visit our school. School tours are perfect opportunities for parents/guardians to meet and engage with our staff and to learn more about Sacred Heart College.

Students can also spend a day with their future classmates and experience our amazing offering.