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Yes, of course you can. We will always accept new enrolments during the year as long as we have places available in the grade level that your child requires and they fit our enrolment criteria.

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No, people of all faiths are welcome at School of the Good Shepherd. We do however, give preference to Catholic families.

Our fees are $1400 per year which is a family fee, regardless of how many children you have. Our levies are $260 per child, which is due in Term One. There is a discount for families with 3 or more children, please see our school fees policy.

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Our levies cover everything the children need from book packs, to pencils, to art and craft supplies. As a parent you do not have to supply any school items. Levies also cover all incursions and excursions throughout the year (Camps from Years 4-6 and inter-school sport bus fares, are not covered).

Yes, of course you can. We will always do everything possible to make sure that no child misses out on a quality education.

We have many extra-curricular activities that include, private music lessons, a variety of lunchtime clubs including Gardening Club, Art Club, Camp program F-6, just to name a few.

School of the Good Shepherd offers an After School care program which runs from 3:30-6:00 pm in the evening. This program is run through Extend.

Yes, we have a long standing relationship with School Sports Victoria. In recent years we have had considerable success, our students going on to represent the State in a number of sports.

At School of the Good Shepherd we offer Physical Education, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Italian and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

Simply give us a call on 9338 7686 to chat to our friendly Office staff or the Principal or contact us via email or via the contact us form.

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Yes, we do. Reconciliation is celebrated in Year 3, Eucharist is celebrated in Year 4 and Confirmation is celebrated in Year 6. Dates and further information is shared via our newsletter.

Our students move on to many different secondary schools. The list below is not exhaustive but gives an indication of where past students have gone to secondary school. Please contact the individual school for any further information. Our primary school is a well-known feeder school for these secondary schools.

Girls

Ave Maria Catholic Secondary College

St. Columba’s Catholic Secondary College

Boys

Simonds Catholic College

Parade Secondary College

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Penola Catholic College

Kolbe Catholic College

Gladstone Park Secondary

Yes, we have a canteen that runs for lunches on a Wednesday and a Friday. We sell Fresh Fruit on a Friday and Popcorn on a Tuesday. We sell Zooper Doopers during Term 1 and Term 4 from our Canteen.

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