Educating for the future

The learning journey at Good Shepherd honours the developmental stages in a student’s life. Based on leading educational research and the best of today’s technologies, we prepare students for the future by teaching them how to think critically and creatively, how to communicate effectively and how to lead and work both independently and collaboratively.

Educating for the future

Students with iPads at Good Shepherd Catholic Primary Plumpton

The key learning areas

We follow the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) approved curriculum in the key learning areas of:

Science and Technology
Human Society and the Environment
Personal Development Health and Physical Education
Creative Arts

Religious Education

As a Catholic school we also have a strong religious dimension that runs through all the KLAs and is also formally recognised as the KLA of Religious Education.

Good Shepherd students take part in formal Religious Education every day, based on the new Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese curriculum that is relevant to our students and to the world they live in.

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Religious Education

Faith at Good Shepherd Catholic Primary Plumpton

Our educational philosophy

Our school’s educational philosophy is based on a belief that quality education takes place in a collaborative community of reflective and co-operative learners. At Good Shepherd Primary, we believe that we are:

  • united by Gospel values
  • celebrating our gifts and differences
  • a partnership of home, school and parish
  • forming a collaborative learning community
  • enabling the freedom to explore
  • reflecting on our learning
  • co-operating to achieve.

Learning support

At Good Shepherd, we know some students may need extra support to reach their educational potential. Learning support helps to provide this link. Learning support at our school can happen within the classroom context, in small groups or in one-to-one experiences. Learning support programs at Good Shepherd emphasise literacy, numeracy and social skills.

Learning support

Learning support at Good Shepherd Catholic Primary Plumpton

We offer a varied curriculum that is engaging and relevant

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Our learning

Discover how we help every student achieve their best.

Pursuing passions

Extracurricular opportunities for students.

How to enrol

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