News and Events

News and Events

Loreto Normanhurst is a dynamic school providing a wide range of opportunities for students to experience, to learn and to grow as young women of sincerity, justice and truth. The many experiences will be communicated using a variety of communication tools, the main instruments being the newsletter, the school website, email to parents, and social media via Twitter and Facebook.

The main events of the school year can be found in the following pages of the website, as well as the opportunities for parent and community involvement.

Loreto Day

At Loreto Normanhurst, this is our day to celebrate our strong Loreto and Mary Ward heritage. Loreto Day is also our major social justice event. Our Year 11 students discern together a cause for the whole school to support. This cause is linked to the work of the IBVM and Mary Ward International (MWI) or […]

Open Day 2018

Saturday 10 March 2018 | 11am – 3pm   Open Day is a wonderful opportunity to experience a day in the life of Loreto Normanhurst.  The vibrant school community is in action on that day and you can  observe and interact with students engaged with their wonderful teachers in their dynamic learning environment.   Families […]

Music Festival

Music, and the enjoyment and participation in creating beautiful music, has long been a wonderful tradition at Loreto Normanhurst. An extraordinary number of students participate in the many and varied musical groups from Orchestra to choirs. Each year, at the end of Term 1, the school holds a spectacular event called the Music Festival.  It […]

Spring Fair

Spring Fair Spring Fairs at Loreto Normanhurst are a celebration of the Loreto Normanhurst community.  Held biennially, the Spring Fair is an event organized by the Parent Association in partnership with the School.  A sub-committee of parents begin their planning 18 months prior to the Fair as they seek the active involvement of students, parents, […]

Far North Queensland Experience

Each year, Year 9 students engage in an Outreach experience to Far North Queensland. Year 9 was chosen for this experience for a number of reasons: It is a time of increasing awareness by these students of structural inequality in society, in particular the need for Reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.  It is a […]


The links below will take you directly to the Loreto Normanhurst Weekly Newsletters. We hope that you enjoy reading about the many interesting school events that have taken place. Our online Newsletter is the way that the school and the Parent Association continues our communication with community members. Read the latest Newsletter here. View the […]

Loreto in the Media

2017 sports stars 2017 CONGRATULATIONS to two of our Sports Stars at Loreto Normanhurst…More Source:  The Catholic Weekly Sports Stars, November 2017 STUDENTS AND MUMS IN CAMBODIAN CHALLENGE Ride to oppose human trafficking SEVEN Loreto Normanhurst students and their mothers will travel to Cambodia alongside not-for-profit organisation, Project Futures, to cycle 400kms and raise awareness […]

Opening of the Gonzaga Barry Centre

The Loreto Normanhurst Gonzaga Barry Centre was opened by Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO Governor of NSW and blessed by Father Michael Stoney SJ on 8 April 2013. This special event was a wonderful gathering for the Loreto Normanhurst community.     

Reopening of the Loreto Normanhurst Primary School

On Friday 20 March, Loreto Normanhurst in Sydney celebrated the re-opening of its Primary School, almost thirty years after the closure of what was then called the Loreto Normanhurst Junior School. This significant and historic event was attended by over 1,500 members of the Loreto Normanhurst community including fourteen Loreto Sisters and the wider Loreto […]