When you enrol your child at Good Shepherd Primary School you enrol your whole family into a school community where everyone is valued and supported. Highly qualified and caring teachers provide students with an innovative and engaging faith filled learning environment where each child is nurtured and inspired to grow to their full potential.  

Open Days 

2020 Open days will be announced in May.

How to Enrol

We are currently not accepting online enrolments. If you have any queries, please contact the school directly.

Enrolment Checklist

The following documents will be required at the time of application. To complete your application, original documents will need to be presented at the time of interview.

  • Birth certificate (not commemorative) or passport
  • Certificate of Baptism (if applicable)
  • Student’s immunisation records 
  • Family Law, Personal Protection Order or Other Relevant Court Orders (if applicable)
  • Last two reports from previous school (not applicable for Kindergarten enrolments)
  • Visa grant notice for permanent and temporary visa-holders (if applicable) – for both student and parent(s) / legal guardian(s), along with copies of passports for each parent
  • Any medical reports and/or other assessment reports for students with additional learning needs (if applicable)
  • Proof of residential address, such as rates notice, electricity, or water bill.

After Submission

When you submit your application online, you will receive a confirmation email containing the completed application . Please print this document and sign it. Please ensure that your document is signed by all legal guardians and parents. This must be submitted to the school at the time of interview, along with the originals of the required supporting documentation listed above. The school office will contact you to arrange an enrolment interview.

Following the 2019 enrolment period (Monday 6 May- Friday 31 May) all applications will be assessed according to the Enrolment Policy of Catholic Education, Canberra. Applications received after the due date will only be considered if vacancies still exist. Offer of place letters will be posted to successful applicants on Wednesday 26 June, 2019, together with a ‘Parent Commitment Contract’ which must  be signed by the student’s parents/legal guardians.

2020 Term Dates 

2020 Term Begins Term Ends
Term 1 Monday, 3rd February Thursday, 9th April
Term 2 Tuesday, 28th April Friday, 3rd July
Term 3 Monday, 20th July Friday, 25th September
Term 4 Monday, 12th October Friday, 18th December

Policies & Documents 

School Fees 

Fee Remissions

Fee assistance may be available for families experiencing significant financial hardship. An application form is available on request from the Principal or Finance Manager. All applications will be kept in the strictest confidence and assessed using guidelines set by the Catholic Education Office. Fee remissions are only valid for the calendar year of application.