Good Shepherd Parish School
Nurtured in the Catholic Faith with the Good Shepherd as our Inspiration and Guide.
Children enrolled at Good Shepherd are generally drawn from the immediate geographical area.
The Community is truly a multi-cultural one with a large number of nationalities being represented.
The vast majority of children completing their education at Good Shepherd School continue their studies at Catholic Secondary Schools.
Good Shepherd School has a broad curriculum with a wide range of educational experiences.
Programs are designed to encourage each child to achieve their personal best whilst developing a love of learning.
Our core curriculum is designed with an emphasis on the development of strong Literacy and Numeracy skills. Learning experiences support students in developing functional and critical literacy abilities. Teachers plan and
implement learning experiences that develop their mathematical skills and knowledge. These experiences include valuable and practical strategies that help students become selfmotivated problem solvers. A coordinated
and planned approach to numeracy learning provides a direction in planning for improvement.
Teachers are supported in working to meet the learning needs of the students in their care.
The Creative Arts and Sports Programs provide students with the opportunity to further develop
their confi dence and wellbeing. There is an extensive Music Program which includes a Senior Band, a Junior Band, a Swing Band, a Junior Choir and a Senior Choir. The school participates in a variety of Eisteddfods and Music Performances. A large number of students learn a musical instrument. Our performing arts complex provides a supportive environment in which to develop their creative abilities.
Our children are involved in a variety of sporting activities. Senior students compete in the summer and winter inter-school sports competitions. Other activities include basketball, netball, swimming, cross country
Guided by a strong vision and core values, Good Shepherd challenges each student to reach their full potential spiritually, intellectually and emotionally.