Good Shepherd Child Care Services + Kindergarten


How to support children with change


Strong relationships and resilience are the key to successful transitions for children. Here are five tips for families to help manage change in their child’s life.

Hands of Commitment for reconciliation


This National Reconciliation Week children contributed hundreds of hands of commitment for reconciliation.

Helping children to grow respectfully and socially


By developing an understanding of their own unique place in the community, and the world around them, children develop a sense of self, as well as respect for others, the community and the planet.

How kindergarten runs in long day care


Both sessional kindergarten and long day care kindergarten provide the same approved kindergarten program, delivered by qualified early childhood teachers, but long day care kindergarten comes with some unique advantages.

Helping children grow spiritually


We respect and nurture the individual spirituality of all children within our care. In all of our centres, we acknowledge and celebrate all faiths, mark special days and learn about different religions throughout the year.

What a day in the nursery is like for babies and toddlers

Long Day Care

From activities and learning, to healthy food and rest time, a day in the nursery delivers everything your child needs to develop and grow.

Getting settled in the nursery

Long Day Care

Our educators are dedicated to ensuring the introduction to the nursery is smooth and enjoyable for children and parents.

Why developing social skills is important for young children


In this article we look at the importance of developing a range of social skills from a young age, to equip children with the skills they’ll need later in life.

What Christmas means to me in 2020


As we approach the end of the year we asked children and educators to reflect on, 'What Christmas means to me in 2020'.

The meaning and spirit of Christmas


Celebrating inclusion during Book Week


Practicing care and kindness


Preparing for prep – kindergarten 2021


A brand new hub for St Joseph’s Kindergarten + Outside School Hours Care


Focusing on connection and routine


Connection, routine and wellbeing, the focus for Catholic Early EdCare kindergartens during at home learning.

Worry dolls to share our concerns with


In this article we explore how some of our kindergarten services are helping children develop tactics to cope with the anxiety they may experience through a stressful situation.

Kindergarten returns for 2020


Getting settled and making friends in the first few weeks of kindergarten.

That’s a wrap on the first week of kindergarten!


A new teacher and and group of excited children for Our Lady of Good Counsel Kindergarten in 2020.