Two minute loading zone in SCSS car park
Please be aware that the school has
2 minute parking between 7am–9am and 2pm–4pm (DOC, 441KB) to enable parents to pick up and deliver children quickly and safely to school. Please read the flyer from Ipswich City Council that outlines 2 minute zones.
Please refer to the
payment options document (DOC, 59KB) when making any school payments.
We expect every child to be at school every day unless there is a valid reason for absence.
Read our attendance policy (DOC, 56KB) 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 (DOC, 147KB).
Refer to the
parent information sheet (DOCX, 270KB) for further information.
Enrolment management plan
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.
Student code of conduct
Our student code of conduct (PDF, 3.2MB) which has been endorsed by the P&C 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.
Student dress code
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 P&C and School Council.
Shoes at Springfield Central State School
This poster provides visuals of
acceptable and not acceptable shoes (PDF, 231KB)
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.
Earrings and Hair Accessories
The Earrings and Hair Accessories.pdf poster provides visuals of acceptable and non-acceptable
earrings and hair accessories in accordance with our Student Dress Code.
School bell times
At Springfield Central State School we value punctuality,
our bell times (PDF, 100KB) 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.
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 (PDF, 92KB).
Insurance cover for students
Some school activities and physical education, particularly contact sports, carry inherent risks of injury. Parents are advised the Department of Education does not have
student accident insurance cover (PDF, 11KB) for students.