Discover our School

Our school respectfully acknowledges that we are located on the ancestral, traditional and unceded Indigenous territory of the Algonquin Peoples, on whose territory we pray, learn, play and work.

Our Family of Schools

We are an elementary school offering grades JK-6.

We are a feeder school for St.Matthew High School.

School Day Schedule — Grades 1-6

Yard supervision — 9am-9:10am

Block 1 — 9:15am-10:30am

Morning Recess — 10:30am-10:45am

Block 2 — 10:45am-12:00pm

Lunch — 12pm-1pm Students Eat: 12-12:20pm Students Outside: 12:20-1pm

Block 3 — 1:00pm-2:15pm

Afternoon Recess — 2:15pm-2:30pm

Block 4 — 2:30pm-3:45pm


The OCSB operates a before and after-school Extended Day Program (EDP) in our school. You can register your child in our morning, afternoon, or both programs for 2-5 consecutive days a week. The program may also be available on PD days and March Break if there is enough interest. Visit the Child Care page on the OCSB website for more information.

Spiritual Theme

The OCSB's spiritual theme for 2021-2024 is: Gratitude rooted in Joy, fills us with Hope

In each of the next three school years, our school will focus on a different aspect of the Spiritual Theme: Gratitude, Joy and Hope.

“My brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of any kind, consider it nothing but joy, because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.”

– James 1: 2-3 (NRSV)

Our Parish

Good Shepherd

3092 Innes Road, Ottawa

Phone: 613-824-4394


All school bus transportation is provided by the Ottawa Student Transportation Authority (OSTA). Visit the Transportation page of the OCSB website for more information