The 100-acre campus at Palada serves as the Senior Campus of the Good Shepherd International School. The following facilities are provided at the campus:
A full fledged nine hole golf course with a full time coach provides unique opportunities for students to pursue this sport.
The six lane indoor fully-heated swimming pool facility has adequate changing and locker room provision for 40 boys and 40 girls at a time. The water is maintained at a constant temperature of 27 degrees centigrade using state-of-the art boilers with electronic controls. A 3-metre diving spring board and two 1-meter diving boards are provided at the deep end of the pool. The filtration equipment provided ensures international health standards in water cleanliness. The facility also has adequate indoor seating for 400 spectators for competition events. The total area of this building is 17,650 sq ft.
This Olympic-size athletic field has provision for an 8-lane 400-meter track with state-of-the art synthetic surface, a ful- size football field and facilities for all field events. This is the only facility of its kind in the Nilgiris. The grandstand seats 2500 spectators with adequate toilet provisions, a gathering space for 500 athletes and a ceremonial archway provided for them to march into the stadium. The total area of the covered grandstand is 10,500 sq ft.
A new kitchen and dining facility that can serve the entire school and staff has been built. The kitchen is strictly separated into Vegetarian and Non-vegetarian sections. State-of-the art cooking equipment using diesel - generated steam have been designed and installed by experts. The cleaning Broaster machines for dishes and plates are totally mechanized and conform to international standards. Separate cold storages for Vegetarian and Non-vegetarian food are provided. An highly mechanised automatic bakery to cater to the school's complete bread and pastry requirement is constructed. Collection, storage and disposal of waste using non-polluting incinerators is part of this facility. Care has been taken to conform to international health standards in the design of the facility.
The dining room, which is circular in shape, is designed to take advantage of the excellent view of the surrounding hills. The refectory is connected by covered bridges to the academic and residential sections of the campus. The total area of the refectory building is 38,000 sq ft.
The Dormitory constructed in modules accommodates 70 boys or 70 girls. The total facility can accommodate 560 students. The modules are designed to take advantage of the excellent view, with adequate ventilation and natural lighting. Running hot water is provided in all bathrooms and wash basins.
A separate room for storage and cleaning of footwear is built. Each module has a warden's quarter and rooms to accommodate 4 staff members. Dorm nurses are housed within each module to keep it sparkling clean. The total area of the dormitory building is 69,000 sq ft.
THE ACADEMIC BUILDING
The new academic building has 56 classrooms. Each room has adequate storage provisions for the entire class. The building is networked to provide adequate computers. In addition to regular classroom, the building has classrooms equipped with multimedia projectors, language rooms, science labs, computer labs, music and dance rooms, staff rooms, piano cubicles, Western and Indian music rooms and adequate toilet facilities for boys and girls. The building also has two audio-visual rooms with state-of-the art projection facilities, with a seating capacity for 200 people each. The total area of the academic building is 44,000 sq ft.
Stables to keep 30-40 horses, a training ring and a gallop ring have been constructed in the southern section of the campus. The area of the stables is 2000 sq ft.
OUTDOOR SPORTS FACILITY
Several Basketball courts, Volleyball courts, eight Tennis courts and four Badminton courts have been built in the open space between the buildings.
Four indoor Squash Courts meeting International Standards have been provided in the campus.
A lake of 300-meter length is provided using PVC lining, which is used to promote water sports.
All the latest safety precautions, including intrusion alarms and fire-fighting equipment have been provided. The school has also a fully equipped Fire Engine ready for duty.