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 creative 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

General News and Updates

5 March - Parent Portal - Register - New students received an Access Key and Instructions.

Years 7 and 8 (Stage 4 words)
Years 9 and 10 (Stage 5 words)

Year 7 2019 - ENROLMENTS
Student Orientation for 2019 Year 7 student - Tue 20 March OR Wed 21 March - 9:20am to 1:00pm.
Information Evening for 2019 Year 7 Students - Wed 21 March 2018 at 7:00pm in the Mercy Hall
We will be accepting Enrolment Applications between Thursday 22 March and Wednesday 10 April 2018 for interviews to be held in May.

NEW Canteen Price list (Updated February 2018)

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

Excursion Information

Year 8 Geography Tuesday 20 March
Year 11 Music 1 Performance concert Monday 9 April
Yr9 Outdoor Ed - Medical Note, Equipment List various letters - 9-13 April
ICAS and Maths Challenge - entries close 13 April
Recruiting Bronze
participants in Term 1 2018

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.