School Times
Classes Commence: --> 8.50am
Recess: 10:40am --> 11:00am
Lunch: 12:30pm --> 1:15pm
Classes End: --> 2.45pm
 
Enrolments
We are a Kinder to Grade 6 school. Ages are taken from 1st January for that year: children need to be 4.0 to enter Kindergarten, 5.0 for Prep and 6.0 for Grade 1. If you are unsure about your child’s placement, please contact the school. On commencement at any Tasmanian government school, an enrolment form will need to be completed. If children are transferring from another Tasmanian Government school, parents or guardians do not need to complete another enrolment form - information is transferred via the State-wide Data Warehouse. See Document Download for enrolment form.
 
Kinder Days
Kinder days are Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
 
Levies
A composite levy is charged to help cover the cost of classroom materials, equipment, pool costs, cultural performances, minor excursions, books, stationery etc. Payment of the composite levy and uniform sales take place before school commences each year. Parents will be notified towards the end of the year of the levy charge due the following February. Additional charges may occasionally be made for larger excursions and sporting events. Charges are $130 for Prep to Grade 6 students and $85 for Kinder students.
 
Financial Assistance
Parents who have limited family income, currently $30,513
per annum for a family with one child, may apply through the school for assistance with books and materials from the Department of Education under the Student Assistance Scheme. Further information and application forms may be obtained from the school office.
 
Uniform
All students are strongly encouraged to wear school uniform in order to promote a sense of school pride, belonging, community identity and to provide a consistent model for students, teachers and parents.
Girls and Boys: Blue windcheater  with white school emblem, blue jacket or vest, blue polo shirt, black track pants/trousers, black shorts (summer). A girl’s summer dress is available - ready made.
Hats are a compulsory part of the uniform as we are a Sunsmart school and are worn during the daylight savings period. Broad brim or legionnaire hats are the only acceptable sun smart headwear. Uniform and price lists are available from the office.
 
Student Absence
It is necessary to provid an explanation whenever your child is away from school. This can be in the form of a phone call to the office or a note to the teacher. The school needs to be notfied for every episode of absence. In the event of unexplained absences parents will  be contacted for an explanation.
Children who arrive late, leave early or are taken out of school during the day for appointments must be singed in and/or out at the office.
 
Canteen
Lunches from the canteen are available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Orders can be made at the office.

Active After School Care
AASC is usually on a Tuesday and Thursday from 2.45 - 3.45pm

Student Banking
The school conducts a Commonwealth Bank school banking service each Tuesday. Forms are available at the office to open new accounts. Forms can be return to the office once completed.

Newsletters and Notices
A weekly newsletter will be sent home every Friday with the eldest in the family. The newsletter contains important information regarding your children and their education at Stanley Primary School. Other Notices that might be more specific to your child's class will also be sent home with the newsletter
Assemblies
An Assembly is held in the gym, at 12.00pm the first Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise stated in the newsletter. 
Book Club
The school participates in running a book club. Catalogues are sent out approximately twice a term.

Library
All children are encouraged to borrow books from the school library on a regular basis. A library technician is available at various times during the school day. Each class has a weekly session in the library. Children are also encouraged to return books on time. Accounts are sent out for overdue, lost or damaged books.

In-school Swimming Program
All classes have swimming lessons in our indoor pool.
 
Swimming & Water Safety Program
The Department of Education runs a swimming and water safety program for Grades 3, 4, & 5 students.
 
Support Services
Comprises of Speech and Language Pathologist, Guidance Officer and Social Worker.
Guidance Officer: visits our school regularly. She assists with assessing children’s needs and planning appropriate programs.
Social Worker: visits our school and she develops appropriate programs for the children she is working with.
Speech & Language Pathologist: visits the school and puts in place a program which is carried out by a trained aide during our speech and language program, which is held on a regular basis. The role of the Speech & Language Pathologist is to investigate and assist parents and teachers with children having language and speech difficulties. In recent times the Cluster of Circular Head State Schools has run Speech and Language programs overseen by the Speech and Language Pathologist and run by Speech and Language Aides.

Support Programs
The school employs teacher aides who work with individuals and small groups to support learning. These needs are pinpointed by class teachers, principal, guidance officer and parents and programs based around Literacy and Numeracy are developed.