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Good Shepherd Lutheran College


115 Eumundi Road

Noosaville QLD4566

Tel: 07 5455 8600

Fax: 07 5455 8654

Email: gslc@gslc.qld.edu.au

Website: www.gslc.qld.edu.au

Key Details

Type: Independent

Level: Combined

Gender: Coed

Religious Affiliation: LutheranInternational Baccalaureate: Yes

Early Learning: Yes

Scholarships: Yes

Our College

Good Shepherd is a co-educational Pre-Prep – Year 12 College providing quality christian education to families around the Noosa and hinterland districts and northern end of the Sunshine Coast. The College has a strong commitment to Christian values and beliefs and therefore the College program focuses on pastoral care and looking after the needs of students. Good Shepherd Lutheran College is well established and located in an environmentally friendly bushland setting and has earned a reputation for retaining qualified professional teaching and supporting staff who provide a very caring and nurturing environment. The College has a record of academic success enabling students to achieve their maximum potential. Good Shepherd’s NAPLAN testing results are consistently at or above national averages. Our graduating Secondary Students also demonstrate impressive results with consistently high OP achievements. These outstanding results demonstrate the academic strengths of the College and the skilled and professional level of teaching the College offers. Give your child an education and environment where they are supported challenged and inspired!

Our Ethos and Culture

Good Shepherd Lutheran College is informed and supported by the awarded and highly respected Australian and International Lutheran Education network of schools. We foster a strong culture of pastoral care across the entire Pre-Prep - Year 12 campus. This is professionally supported by our College Pastor college Counsellor and Health Centre personnel. We communicate with our College community in an open and transparent manner via fortnightly newsletters p&F Association involvement information and showcase evenings student diary classroom-home liaison and interactivity with our website.

Our Resources and Facilities

Good Shepherd is located on a quiet and environmentally friendly campus with extensive modern facilities and resources: - comfortable spacious and well-appointed classrooms and buildings- specialist science laboratories design technology workshops Kitchens and art studios- a new Health and Physical Education Complex incorporating an indoor gymnasium and outdoor Aquatic Centre featuring a 25m pool- contemporary Performing Arts Theatrette- two sports ovals and a range of multi-purpose courts- innovative new Library Resource Centre- comprehensive computer technologies and infrastructure with all Year 6-12 students issued with a dedicated laptop- College bus fleet- Uniform and Book Hire Shop- 'Googa' outdoor rural education centre- multi-purpose hall- separate purpose-built Pre-Prep and Prep environments- Early Learning Centre

Our Programs

Our College provides comprehensive contemporary Pre-Prep - Year 12 learning programs which are linked to create a smooth transition for students across each stage of schooling at Good Shepherd Lutheran College: - the Australian Federal and Queensland state Governments' educational initiatives plsu Christian Studies- our College is a candidate school of the International Baccalaureate Organisation for implementation of both the Primary Years and Middle Years Programs- extensive curriculum delivered by dedicated professional teachers and learning and enrichment programs for gifted and challenged students- structured and curriculum relevant Excursion/Camp Programs- co-curricular programs available including academic performance arts and sporting extensions- involvement in Inter-school and Intra-school Sporting Competitions- an invaluable life learning experience at 'Googa' our rural outdoor campus for students in Year 6 (3 days) and Year 10 (one month)- Japanese and German studies with exchange programs between sister schools.

Announcements:

Good Shepherd Lutheran College has developed an excellent academic record consistently performing very well in NAPLAN testing with results for all year levels at or above the national averages. In 2011 GSLC’s NAPLAN results were again of a high standard and have been acknowledged by the Premier and Minister for Education of Queensland. "We have consistently noted your school's particularly high performance in these tests and commend you and your staff for your commitment in helping students achieve these high level literacy and numeracy standards". Excerpt from letter received from by Good Shepherd from the Premier of Queensland anna Bligh mP and the Minister for Education cameron Dick mP following thee NAPLAN Testing results for Queensland for 2011.

At Good Shepherd Lutheran College every day is open day.   We invite you to visit our College to see how our College environment supports challenges and inspires its students.

Contact our Registrar Mrs Sharon Odore to organise a personal tour on 5455 8600 or registrar@gslc.qld.edu.au

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