Welcome from the Principal

Welcome from the Principal

Welcome to the Loreto Normanhurst website.

Loreto Normanhurst is such an exciting place to be.  Established in 1897, it is a Catholic, independent day and boarding school for girls from Years 5-12.  It is part of a worldwide network of Loreto schools, and is one of seven in Australia.

At our school, relationships and learning are of equal importance. The Loreto Normanhurst Student Growth Model (LNSGM) is an award-winning model of education which develops students holistically in the areas of Faith, Academics, Community and Extra-curricular (FACE curriculum). A Loreto Normanhurst education assists our students to be young women who are passionate about learning, compassionate to others and have a strong sense of faith and social direction which underpins their values to achieve their personal best and guides their decision making. We aim to encourage our students to be lifelong learners who are curious and critical thinkers with a broad vision for the future.

Our Foundress, Mary Ward, a simple and devout English woman who lived between 1585-1645, believed that “Women in time to come will do much…”  This still resonates with us today.  In our school, we live out Mary Ward’s vision through the Loreto Values of Freedom, Justice, Sincerity, Verity and Felicity.

I hope you enjoy browsing the pages of our website and that you gain an understanding of the happy and energising place that is Loreto Normanhurst.

Ms Marina Ugonotti


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