The school has a very comprehensive Aboriginal Education Program, and also participates in many community events and activities. Sacred Heart is a collaborative environment where staff and students work in teams, and learning takes place in small interpersonal groups.

The school offers an extensive range of specialist programs including Physical Education, Art, Drama, Music, Band, Dance, Outdoor Education, Learning Support and counselling.

Information Computer Technology is strong throughout the school with ICT fully integrated across all learning areas.