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Two Minute loading zone in SCSS Car park (WD 423KB)

Please be aware that the school has 2 minute parking between 7am - 9am and 2pm - 4pm to enable parents to pick up and deliver children quickly and safely to school. Please read the flyer from Ipswich City Council that outlines Two Minute Zones.

 

Payment Options (WD, 56kb)

Please refer to the payment options document when making any school payments.

 

Attendance policy (WD, 51KB)

We expect every child to be at school every day unless there is a valid reason for absence. Read our attendance policy to find out what constitutes a valid reason, how to report absences and how the school responds to absences. If your child is going to be absent for more than 10 consecutive days you are required to complete an Application for exemption from compulsory state schooling (WD 154KB) . Refer to the parent information sheet (WD 264KB)  for further information.

 

Enrolment management plan (PDF, 1144 KB)
Our school is guided by an enrolment management plan, This plan has been developed to ensure that we retain enrolment capacity to serve the future development within our catchment. 

Responsible behaviour plan (PDF, 1434 KB)
Our Responsible Behaviour Plan which has been endorsed by the consultative committee has a clear focus on self-management, setting high expectations and keeping parents informed. One of the key elements is the managing behaviour flowchart. View the flowchart.  (PDF 167 KB). View the PREP flowchart. (PDF 167KB)
At Springfield Central State School we have an agreed standard of dress for the students who attend our school. The Dress Code goes beyond the agreed standards of specified items of clothing (including uniform, shoes and hats) to expectations of other aspects of personal presentation of students (including bags, hair, jewellery and body art).  This code is endorsed by the school’s consultative committee.
This poster provides visuals of acceptable and not acceptable shoes in accordance with our Student dress code. We greatly appreciate the support of parents when sending their child to school in plain black school shoes. children wearing unacceptable shoes will swap shoes for the day and borrow a pair from the school's collection.
 
At Springfield Central State School we value punctuality, our bell times are important to us and we ask parents and students to be vigilant in following the allocated times. We ask that students do not arrive at school before 8.30 am as there is no supervision of students in the mornings.
 
Our bullying policy is formed as a component of the Responsible behaviour plan. There is no place for bullying at our school, however, we don't pretend that it doesn't exist. At SCSS we encourage students to report bullying and offer opportunity to complete bully report forms collaboratively with teachers multiple times each day.
 
Read about our policy in relation to student use of personal technology devices at school.
 
It is important for students to be clear about the rules that are in place for the different play areas around our school. Each play area has a list of specific rules.
 
Some school activities and physical education, particularly contact sports, carry inherent risks of injury. Parents are advised the Department of Education and Training does not have student accident insurance cover for students.