Welcome to James Sheahan Catholic High School

Dear Parents/Carers, Students and Visitors,
Welcome to James Sheahan Catholic High School. Our school is a welcoming and inclusive school, inspired by our Lasallian and Mercy traditions. We are guided and renewed by our Catholic heritage, and are committed to providing all our students a personal encounter with God. We challenge our students and staff to witness their faith through action and a commitment to social justice.
Our Strategic Planning reflects our core goal of raising student achievement through effort and improvement, recognising our school community is blessed by a wealth of talents, gifts and opportunities. Our teachers are committed to providing our students a Contemporary Learning experience, encouraging collaboration, creative and critical thinking, confident communication skills, and the ability to apply learning to their lives. Our students are empowered as learners in their educational journey and provided strong, integrated and highly accessible wellbeing support.
Our school provides a comprehensive array of co-curricular activities, encouraging students to develop their interests, gifts and talents.
We continue to fulfil our mission to achieve high levels of learning for all our students, by providing opportunities for excellence, growth and success in a caring environment. We are committed to providing the very best Catholic education to equip our students to live and work confidently, effectively and wisely in a complex and ever changing world.

Mr Peter Meers

Our Mission

James Sheahan Catholic High School is a learning community inspired by the traditions of our founders Catherine McAuley and John Baptist de La Salle. In our goal to achieve high levels of learning for all students, we provide opportunities for excellence, growth and success in a caring environment. Valuing compassion, courage and hope, our students will be prepared for a changing world. We are focused on ensuring that our school is a place where every student can belong and where all backgrounds, abilities and aspirations are embraced.

General News and Updates

Monday 23 July 2018 - Students return to school for Term 3 - (Week A)
Wednesday 25 July 2018 - Year 11 2019 Information Evening 7:00pm in Mercy Hall
Thursday 26 July 2018 is a Pupil Free day - Staff will be undertaking Professional Development on this day.
Thursday 2 August 2018 - presentation Assemblies Years 7 to 11, see Semper Paratus for times
Saturday 11 August 2018 - Sri Lanka Mission Team fund raising HIGH TEA - Tickets available at school office.

2017 Annual School Report is now available.

NEW Canteen Price list (Updated February 2018)

Best Start Yr7 Online Test
Wellbeing and Support Referral Form
SchoolTV launch site - Current features are "Cyber Bullying"
CEO Leadership Framework
Catholic Mission Expo
Buy and Sell Second Hand Textbooks and Uniforms at the Sustainable School Shop
New items for Careers

Excursion Information