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Year 1-4 Camp

March 28, 2019
Last week Years 1-4 spend 2 nights away at Tandara Lutheran Camp in the Grampians. They participated in a range of different outdoor activities. These included a visit from the zoo, low ropes course, archery, bush walks, damper making, flying kookaburra (giant swing), boomerang making, photo hunt, orienteering and other team building activities. The students enjoyed... Read More


March 28, 2019
Last Friday we had a great day of kayaking with the students in Year 5 to Year 10 participating in sessions at the lake. The weather was perfect, with the Lake Hamilton and Grangeburn River providing a perfect venue for this activity. Students paddled from the boathouse, under the footbridge and up the Grangeburn. This was... Read More

Music News

March 28, 2019
As part of the Year 7/8/9 music program students are allocated a musical instrument to learn. Students pictured are taking part in a guitar lesson.   Read More

Ag Club News

March 28, 2019
The school mascots, Hamish and Bernard are gradually getting friendlier with the Ag Club students!   Read More

National Centre for Farmer Health visit

March 21, 2019
Representatives from the National Centre for Farmer Health visited our senior campus yesterday to ensure all Agriculture students in year 7, 8 and 9 were up to date with safety on farms. The presenter was Tam Phillips assisted by Cecilia Fitzgerald and Kate Warner. We thank them for their time and valuable information.   Read More

Inter-school Primary Athletics

March 21, 2019
Last week was a big week in Inter-school athletics. On Thursday we had representatives from Grade 4, 5 and 6 compete in the Hamilton District athletics at Pedrina Park. One performance that stood out was Misha Wear winning the 800m. In doing so she beat her time from the school Athletics by 30 seconds in a... Read More

Week 8!

March 21, 2019
Week 8 has been another exciting and energizing week at Good Shepherd. Our Year 1-4 classes are on camp in the Grampians for 3 days, we have said goodbye to our Japanese exchange students after 13 amazing days and we have had “Spend a Day at GSC” with 22 potential students visit the Senior Campus. Read More

Japanese Exchange

March 21, 2019
At 5.15am on Wednesday morning, our 10 host families said farewell to their “adopted” Japanese exchange students, who have spent the last 13 days with them. It is always a time of mixed emotions, with the Japanese students eager to return home to their families, while also finding it hard to say goodbye to their... Read More

Athletic Sports

March 15, 2019
Last Friday the school community had a fantastic day at Mitchell Park with our Prep to Year 12 Athletics day. The weather was perfect and competition was intense. I would like to thank all the parents and friends that came along to support and help. I also like to thank staff for their help not only on... Read More

Japanese Exchange Students

March 15, 2019
Our 10 Japanese exchange students arrived last Friday, after sports day, and have enjoyed countless new experiences during their short day. Some of these have included visiting the Princess Margaret Rose Caves, the Blue Lake and trying to practice their English skills every day. As a part of their stay, Mrs Maria Patience and some... Read More