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Over a decade of its existence, the Sacred Heart Catholic College has taken a series of giant strides and achieved many feats, notable among which are:-
1.	It has become a full-fledged secondary school already offering virtually all the subjects currently being offered by its long-established counterparts in the state. It is in fact  one of the few schools where the three major Nigerian Language (Yoruba, Hausa and Igbo) are made available for the students to choose from in their Junior School Certificate Examination. The French language has also been made compulsory for students up to the SS 1 class because of the unique geographical position of Nigeria as a country surrounded on all sides by Franco-phone countries. This step has also yielded its own dividends as the school defeated all other secondary schools in Ogun State to win the coveted Nigeria Association of French Teachers (NAFT) Quiz and Drama Competition Trophy in June 2009 and came fourth in the national edition of the same competition held at the French Village in Badagry in October 2009.
2.	Its enrolment has risen immensely from 140 at the outset to about nine hundred and twenty. The  number of its teaching staff soared considerably from 13 to 101 (all being permanent teachers) most of whom are graduates with qualifications acquired while being kept on the job or before employment, and some of whom are still pursuing higherqualifications to make them better improve on their output.
3.	Since 2002 to date, the school has presented eleven sets of students for the external Junior School Certificate Examinations. Each of the sets presented  for the examinations recorded resounding success as most of them have had distinction and credit passes in the subjects offered with only very few failures. A feat indeed! In 2008, the school began to present JSS 3candidates for the NECO Junior School Certificate Examination. This has necessitated the setting up of a typing pool as Typewriting and Shorthand are part of the syllabus for the NECO Junior Certificate Examination. It is  of interest that our students have rising up to these challenges as shown in the results of the sets presented so for.
4.	In the senior category, all the ten sets presented so far for the WAEC and NECO SSC Examinations have passed them creditably, with the results getting better each year. The percentage of candidates who qualify each year for higher education studies keeps getting higher with the WAEC/SSCE 2007/2008 hitting the climax of 93%- a very good result when viewed particularly from the background of the much publicized woeful 13% pass general performance nation-wide. It is cheering news that some of the 2004/2005 graduating (pioneer) class  2005/2006, 2006/2007, 2007/2008, 2008/2009, 2009/2010, have successfully completed their degree programmes this year and the formation of the Alumni Association has also taken off.
5.	The school has participated in various schools’ competition (academic and others) at zonal, state and national levels and has won laurels too many to list out here among which are;-
1.	Ogun State Medical Student Association College of Medicine, University of Ibadan Annual Essay Competition for Secondary Schools in Ogun State. Third position was won by SeunAdgbite in 2001 while OparaChiaka  clinched the first position in 2011.
2.	NCF/NBC Art and Essay Competition for Junior category was won by YetundeOlaosun in 2003.
3.	Outstanding Private Secondary school Award for positive efforts in the area of education in Ogun State was awarded by Gateway News Update in 2006.
4.	 Macmillan Nigerian Publishers Limited Mathematics Competition was won by LawalAyodeji and OgunfolajiOlorintoba in 2012. On three other occasions, the school has won three sets of 2.7KVA generators from Macmillan Mathematics Competition. 
5.	AdebajoAyub, OtunRidwan and OgunfolajiOloruntoba represented South West Zone at the National Festival of School Science fair and Quiz Competition Organized by Shell and Total where the school emerged third best Science School in Nigeria.
a.	SoremikunAfolabi	-	Received Teaching Service Commission award as the best 
candidate in WAEC 2009 in Ogun state. 	
b.	FatonaOladimeji	-	Received Kambridge Institute’s award as the best candidate in 
Jamb Examination 2012.
c.	OparaChiaka	-	Received award from Medical Students’ Essay Competition 
ofOgun State University (Shagamu) in 20011, and Scholarship for University Studies from Trust Fund Science  Competition 2012.
d.	OgunfolajiOloruntoba -	Received Award from Yoruba Educational Resource 
Centre Ikeja as best Yoruba student in WAEC 2013 and from Learn Africa Publishing Company and 2nd best candidate in NECO 2013. 
e.	OgunfolajiOloruntoba  E    Was taken on a week tour and Scientific  Exposure to 
Uganda for excellent performance in the African Gifted Foundation Essay Competition in 2012.
f.	OgunfolajiOloruntoba  E.	Received the OmoN’ObaErediauwa  Coronation Trophy 
as the best Male  candidate in the May/ June 2013 WASSCE. 

g.	OgunfolajiOloruntoba  E    	Received Hallmark of Labour Foundation Award as the best 
candidate in the May/June 2013 WASSCE.
h.	Olukoga Precious	-	Was accorded third position in essay competition  during the 
Rivers State Annual book lunch in 2013.
i.	Imo Uzochukwu -		Went to Ghana on a week tour and Scientific Exposure for 
excellent performance in the Africa Gifted Foundation Essay Competition in 2013.
j.	The school also won the just concluded first CDA Inter Secondary School debate competition 2014.
Achievements are jealously kept in the school and are readily made available to whoever is keen on seeing them.And still in the area of computerization of school life, the school’s activities is now open to the world on its web site.