Sacred Heart School, Sandgate was established by the Sisters of Mercy in January 1893. Sister Mary Borgia was the Founding Principal of Sacred Heart School, Sandgate and since then has been followed by many dedicated staff members who have contributed to the spiritual, academic, cultural, physical and social development of the students in Sandgate. We acknowledge their achievements and standards, and continue to uphold and build upon this foundation.
Soon after 1893, the school became a boarding school as well, catering for students who by necessity had to live away from their homes to attend secondary school. The following advertisement, in the local press of circa 1915, reads:-