- Kincoppal-Rose Bay, School of the Sacred Heart, Sydney
Infobox Aust school private
name = Kincoppal-Rose Bay, School of the Sacred Heart
motto = " _la. Cor Unum"
established = 1882 (Convent of the Sacred Heart); 1909 (Kincoppal); 1971 (Kincoppal-Rose Bay)
type = Private, Single-sex, Day and Boarding
key_people = Mrs. Hilary Johnston-Croke (Principal)
Mr. Bryan Curtin (Chairman)
fees = AU$10,789–18,159 p.a (Day)
AU$31,798–34,338 p.a (Boarding)cite web |url=http://www.krb.nsw.edu.au/docs/Fee%20Schedule%202008%20-%20final.pdf |title=Schedule of Fees 2008 |accessdate=2008-01-16 |format=PDF |work=Enrolments |publisher=Kincoppal-Rose Bay]
city = Rose Bay
New South Wales
coordinates = coord|33|51|45|S|151|16|17|E|display=inline,title
enrolment = ~905 (K–12)cite web |url=http://www.krb.nsw.edu.au/docs/Kincoppal%20Rose%20Bay%20ASR%202006.pdf |title=Annual Report 2006 |accessdate=2008-02-01 |format=PDF |work=Publications |publisher=Kincoppal-Rose Bay]
num_employ = ~90
colours = Navy, Red and White color box|#0000FFcolor box|#FF0000color box|#FFFFFF
homepage = [http://www.krb.nsw.edu.au www.krb.nsw.edu.au]
Kincoppal-Rose Bay, School of the Sacred Heart (Kincoppal-Rose Bay), is a private,
Roman Catholic, day and boarding schoolpredominantly for girls, located in Rose Bay, an eastern suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Established in 1971 through the amalgamation of the Convent of the Sacred Heart and Kincoppal, today the school is non-selective, with a
co-educational primary schooland a girls only high school, catering for approximately 905 students from Kindergartento Year 12, including 146 boarders.cite web |url=http://www.krb.nsw.edu.au/boarding/the_boarding_school.asp |title=The Boarding School |accessdate=2007-08-06 |work=Boarding |publisher=Kincoppal-Rose Bay]
Kincoppal Rose bay is a member of an international group of schools conducted by the
Society of the Sacred Heart, a Catholic teaching order, established by Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat in Francein 1800. The school is also affiliated with the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia (AHISA),cite web |url=http://www.ahisa.com.au/Display.aspx?tabid=3240 |title=New South Wales |accessdate=2008-02-01 |year =2008 |work=Schools Directory |publisher=Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia] the Junior School Heads Association of Australia(JSHAA),cite web |url=http://www.jshaa.asn.au/nsw/directory/index.asp |title=JSHAA New South Wales Directory of Members |accessdate=2008-02-01 |year =2008 |work=New South Wales Branch |publisher=Junior School Heads' Association of Australia] the Australian Boarding Schools' Association (ABSA),cite web |url=http://www.boarding.org.au/site/school_detail.cfm?schID=12 |title=Kincoppal - Rose Bay |accessdate=2008-02-01 |work=Schools |publisher=Australian Boarding Schools' Association] and is a member of the Association of Heads of Independent Girls' Schools(AHIGS).
Kincoppal traces its origins to the establishment of two schools.The first, the Convent of the Sacred Heart, Rose Bay, was founded in 1882. The other, named Kincoppal was established at Elizabeth Bay in 1909. In 1971 these two schools were amalgamated on the
Conventof the Sacred Heart campus and became known as Kincoppal-Rose Bay, School of the Sacred Heart.cite web |url=http://www.krb.nsw.edu.au/contact/abt_histo.asp |title=History & Philosophy |accessdate=2008-02-01 |work=About Us |publisher=Kincoppal-Rose Bay] The name 'Kincoppal' literally means 'Horse's Head' in Gaeilge(Irish), the anglicisation of 'ceann' (head) and 'capall' (horse). The school got its name from John Hughes, the original owner of the 'Kincoppal' property at Elizabeth Bay, who named his residence after a rock in Sydney Harbour, that, when visible from a certain view, looks like a horse's head.cite encyclopedia | last = Cunneen | first = Chris | encyclopedia =Australian Dictionary of Biography | title = Hughes, John (1825 - 1885) | url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/AS10237b.htm?hilite=kincoppal | accessdate = 2007-08-07| edition = Online | year = 2005 | publisher = Melbourne University Press | volume = Supplementary | location = Melbourne | pages = pp. 190-191]
Kincoppal-Rose Bay is situated on a single
campusin suburban Rose Bay, overlooking Sydney Harbour. The school features a mix of 19th century and modern buildings, gardens and fields.Current facilities of the school include:
*Boarding school Accommodating up to 150 students from Years 7 to 12. Provides
dormitory-style accommodation with bed/study cubicles for junior boarders and bed-study rooms which accommodate one or several students for senior boarders. Sheldon House, completed in 1998, provides accommodation for Year 12 students.
*Chapel A central part of the school and regarded as one of the finest works of famous Architect,
John Horbury Hunt. Used by students, staff and the School community for Masses, feast days, weddings and special occasions such as the Vale Mass and the Procession of the Lanterns.cite web |url=http://www.krb.nsw.edu.au/contact/show_facil_chapel.asp |title=Chapel |accessdate=2007-08-11 |work=Facilities |publisher=Kincoppal-Rose Bay]
*Harbour Terrace Located above the school
library, this flat roof area has uninterrupted views down Sydney Harbour. Used by students during lunch and recess breaks, and is also the venue for the Vale (graduation) Luncheon.cite web |url=http://www.krb.nsw.edu.au/contact/show_facil_harb.asp |title=Harbour Terrace |accessdate=2007-08-11 |work=Facilities |publisher=Kincoppal-Rose Bay]
*Hughes Centre Used for assemblies, school productions, concerts, examinations and special events. Equipped with an
auditoriumseating approximately 550 in theatre-style, stage, backstage area, audio/visual system, lighting, heating, grand pianoand risers.cite web |url=http://www.krb.nsw.edu.au/contact/show_facil_hugh.asp |title=Hughes Centre |accessdate=2007-08-11 |work=Facilities |publisher=Kincoppal-Rose Bay]
*Junior School Learning Centre Incorporating the Junior School Library, an IT Centre and a drop-in independent learning area with access to IT and print resources.cite web |url=http://www.krb.nsw.edu.au/contact/show_facil_juniorLC.asp |title=Junior School Learning Centre |accessdate=2007-08-11 |work=Facilities |publisher=Kincoppal-Rose Bay]
*Mary Agnes O'Neil Library Opened 1998. Features separate floors for fiction and research, computer and printing facilities and two seminar rooms.cite web |url=http://www.krb.nsw.edu.au/contact/show_facil_lib.asp |title=Mary Agnes O'Neil Library |accessdate=2007-08-11 |work=Facilities |publisher=Kincoppal-Rose Bay]
*McGuinness Centre A
Gymnasium with a fully sprung floor.cite web |url=http://www.krb.nsw.edu.au/contact/show_facil_sport.asp |title=Sport Facilities |accessdate=2007-08-11 |work=Facilities |publisher=Kincoppal-Rose Bay]
*Performing Arts Centre Refurbished in 1998. Used by both Junior and Senior students for orchestral and choral rehearsals and performances.cite web |url=http://www.krb.nsw.edu.au/contact/show_facil_art.asp |title=Performing Arts Centre |accessdate=2007-08-11 |work=Facilities |publisher=Kincoppal-Rose Bay]
*Santas' Field A newly opened sports field for Junior school students.
*Sheldon Swimming Pool A 25-metre outdoor pool, situated on the harbour side of the School.
*Sports Field Including 5 tennis courts and a large, flat area for competitive
track and fieldevents.
In popular culture
Kincoppal-Rose Bay has been used as a set for a number of films including "
Looking for Alibrandi" and "Our Lips Are Sealed".
Ann Margaret (Peg) Magoffin– Influential chartered accountantcite encyclopedia | last = Eyland | first = Ann | encyclopedia =Australian Dictionary of Biography | title = Magoffin, Ann Margaret (Peg) (1918 - 1971)| url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A150335b.htm?hilite=rose%3Bbay%3Bconvent| accessdate = 2007-08-07| edition = Online | year = 2000| publisher = Melbourne University Press | volume = 15 | location = Melbourne | pages = p.285]
Ayesha Makim– Model and niece of Sarah, Duchess of Yorkcite news| first = Glynis| last = Traill-Nash| title = Ayesha dishes out royal treatment to young designers| url = http://www.smh.com.au/news/fashion/the-royal-treatment/2007/02/03/1169919578609.html | work = Life & Style| publisher = Sydney Morning Herald| location = Sydney| date = 2007-02-04| accessdate = 2007-08-07]
Anne McGrath– Educator, former Headmistress of Kincoppal-Rose Bay
Helen de Guerry Simpson– Australian novelist (also attended Abbotsleigh)cite encyclopedia | last = Roberts | first = Alan | encyclopedia =Australian Dictionary of Biography | title = Simpson, Helen de Guerry (1897 - 1940)| url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A110627b.htm?hilite=rose%3Bbay%3Bconvent | accessdate = 2007-08-07| edition = Online | year = 1988| publisher = Melbourne University Press | volume = 11 | location = Melbourne | pages = pp. 611-612]
Lucy Turnbull– Authorand Company Director; former Lord Mayor of Sydney (also attended Frensham School)cite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Australia Live!| title = TURNBULL (Lucy) Lucinda Mary Forrest| accessdate = 2007-09-26| date = 2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
Gai Waterhouse– Horse trainercite news| first = Jonathan| last = Green | title = Famous alumni on Latham's hit list| url = http://www.crikey.com.au/Politics/20060614-Famous-alumni-on-Lathams-hit-list.html| work = Politics| publisher = Crikey| date = 2005-03-30| accessdate = 2007-08-06]
Princess Michael Of Kent
*Barlow, L. 1982. "Living Stones: Convent of the Sacred Heart, Rose Bay 1882-1982". Kincoppal-Rose Bay School, Rose Bay, NSW. ISBN 0-9593096-0-8.
*Frost, P. 1973. "The Kincoppal Story". Sydney.
List of non-government schools in New South Wales
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Network of Sacred Heart Schools
* [http://www.krb.nsw.edu.au/ Kincoppal-Rose Bay website]
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