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.

Mary Ward Justice Forum

  Shouting across the divide – in pursuit of a more just Australia For years Australian society has been divided by the debate over asylum seekers and it has worsened over time. Twenty-five years ago, the Catholic Social Justice Statement on immigration noted: “underneath the surface of the Australian debate there are often unresolved fears […]

HSC Showcase

A combined celebration of creativity and talent The Loreto Normanhurst HSC Showcase 2018 will be held on Friday 31 August to celebrate HSC projects across a number of subjects.  Students will be provided with an opportunity to showcase their talents and efforts in these subjects, sharing their creativity and passion with the school community. Featuring […]

Open Day

Open Day is a wonderful opportunity to experience a day in the life of Loreto Normanhurst.  Held in early March each year, 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 will gain an […]

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, […]


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 […]

Principal’s Country Road Trip

Loreto Normanhurst is delighted to announce the Principal’s Country Road Trip 2018   Central West and Southern NSW 13-15 June 2018   Ms Barbara Watkins, Principal, together with Mrs Kate Kovacs, Director of Boarding, and Mrs Alicia Maunsell, Director of Development, will embark on the Principal’s Country Road Trip on 13-15 June 2018. Travelling through […]

Loreto in the Media

2018 why city students opt to board near home BACK in the day, you were either a day student or a boarder and never the twain shall meet. However, longer working hours for parents, growing times … More Source: Sydney Morning Herald, Independent Schools Guide, July 2018 Flexible policies to help keep up with the […]

Far North Queensland Experience

Each year, Year 9 students engage in an Outreach experience to Far North Queensland. The Year 9 cohort is 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spring Fair 2015

The Loreto Normanhurst community warmly invites you to Spring Fair 2015. Join us on Sunday, 25 October and enjoy a fun day out for the whole family.      CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE SPRING FAIR PROGRAM   Here are the latest updates from the Spring Fair Committee:   Spring fair newsletter: 22 October […]