Established in 1897, Loreto Normanhurst is a leading Sydney independent, Catholic day and boarding school for girls in Years 5-7 located in Sydney’s leafy Upper North Shore.
The award-winning, proven Loreto Normanhurst Student Growth Model emphasises collaboration, creative and critical thinking, digital capabilities, adaptability and independence. Encouraging students to be agile and resilient thinkers, by offering a breadth of experiences, it prepares them to effectively navigate their place in an ever-changing global landscape.
The award-winning, proven Loreto Normanhurst Student Growth Model (LNSGM) emphasises collaboration, creative and critical thinking, digital capabilities, adaptability and independence. Encouraging students to be agile and resilient thinkers, by offering a breadth of experiences, it prepares them to effectively navigate their place in an ever-changing global landscape.
The LNSGM facilitates the growth of an individual student by focusing on the key areas of Faith, Academic, Community and Extra-curricular (FACE). Our Loreto values are deeply embedded in all facets of this FACE curriculum.
The Teresa Ball Primary Centre reopened for girls in Years 5 and 6 in 2015. We currently have two classes in Years 5 and 6, and due to demand, will be adding a third stream with an additional Year 5 and Year 6 class in 2022.
With strong pastoral care and supportive learning structures, the Primary School is a nurturing place where students are engaged in an exciting learning journey with their teachers and peers. The Primary School staff are passionate about creating a learning environment that is dynamic, engaging and joyful and responds to every girl’s academic, social, spiritual and emotional needs.
In our Secondary School, we are proud to draw from more than 120 years of experience in educating young women of grit, optimism and integrity through our award-winning Loreto Normanhurst Student Growth Model (LNSGM) for learning and pastoral care.
Our dedicated staff bring a diverse range of expertise and attentiveness to the individual needs of each student. We know that relationships are of utmost importance to student growth, and we prioritise the formation of an active and inspiring community of faith and social justice.
The success of our holistic model for education is proven by our consistent excellence in overall HSC results.
Loreto Normanhurst prides itself on being a school where all students can find a way to succeed in one or many areas.
Every Loreto Normanhurst student is encouraged to pursue a variety of extra-curricular activities throughout their school years. The school also supports the many students who participate at an elite level in their chosen extra-curricular pursuit, including sport, music and dance.
The Boarding School welcomes students from the Sydney basin, country NSW,
interstate and Australian expatriate families. 85% of boarders come from country NSW.