Naming Classes

Classes at Good Shepherd have been named according to themes that reflect and promote pride in our nation.
  • Early Stage One (Kindergarten) and Stage One (Years 1 and 2) are named after native plants:
    • BANKSIA (KINDERGARTEN)
    • BLUE GUM
    • WARATAH (our State’s floral symbol)
  • STAGE TWO (Years 3 and 4) are named after Australia’s national parks:
    • DAINTREE
    • KU-RING-GAI
  • STAGE THREE (Years 5 and 6) are named after prominent Australians whom we have deemed to be “Nurturing Disciples”:
    • MACKILLOP (after Mary MacKillop, who was named Australia’s first saint, St Mary of the Cross)
    • CHISHOLM (after Caroline Chisholm, who worked with poor migrants to Australia in the 1800s.)
SPECIAL NEEDS ROOM: 
  • DEANE (after Sir William Deane, former Governor General of Australia and Lady Helen Deane)