The School of the Good Shepherd is managed by the Good Shepherd Educational Trust. The Trust was founded in 2004 by a group of eminent personalities committed to the cause of good education. The school spreads over 5.75 acres of land. The school, situated near Akkulam Lake has an attractive building constructed as per vaastu science, equipped with all requisite modern facilities. The school provides a safe, stable and congenial equipped atmosphere for the students to learn and grow. This is achieved mainly by the infrastructure support provided and the co-operation and dedication of the support staff.
Physics, Chemistry & Biology Labs
The School has set up three independent spacious laboratories for Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
The laboratories are equipped with the most modern instruments suitable for the science students of Classes XI and XII.
ICT Lab and Mathematics Lab
The school has two Computer Science labs with a provision for eighty students at a time. Children from class one are given sufficient number of periods to work in these labs. Mathematics Lab provides hands on experience especially for the slow learners.
The school has a spacious, stylishly furnished library which can accommodate more than hundred students at a time. It has nearly ten thousand books on various subjects, variety of standard periodicals and educational CD’s. The well stacked reference section houses encyclopaedias, dictionaries and books on almost all topics required for a student upto senior secondary level. In addition, it contains study materials for children preparing for various entrance examinations. Students from classes I to XII are members of the library.
One of the unique facilities that the school offers is teaching through smart classes. Electronic media is used in the best manner possible to encourage learning through visual as well as audio media. Presently, the school has seventeen smart classrooms into which all the classes from I to XII are sent for a whole day every week. There is a knowledge centre amply loaded with study materials, from where the respective lessons are streamed into all seventeen smart classes on time. Smart classroom has proved to be a tremendous success as the students actually see the animated display of almost all the topics of all the subjects, controlled by the teacher in the classroom. This makes learning an enjoyable experience for students while improving their overall performance in school.
Majority of students travel by school buses. The school provides facility of 26 school buses. But this facility can be withdrawn if students do not co-operate in smooth commutation through undisciplined behavior in the bus.