Primary FAQs

Q: What date does school start?
A: Our term dates are located on our
website and are also listed in our Primary Parent Handbook.

Q: What time does my child finish school each day?
A: Our daily routine is located on page 5 of the Primary Parent Handbook which is available
online.

Q: Where do I order and / or collect my child’s book list from?
A: Our booklists are located on our
website (under School Supplies Shop) and contain information about ordering and collection.

Q: Are there any guidelines for what I can pack in my child’s lunchbox?
A: We have provided a section focused on healthy eating on page 56 of the
Primary Parent Handbook.

Q: Can my child wear ‘Mary Jane’ style sandals?
A: The uniform schedule is located on page 11 of the
Primary Parent Handbook. Pre-Prep and Prep students can wear brown, navy or white sandals in Term 1 and Term 4. Year 1 to Year 6 students are required to wear brown lace up shoes.

Q: I would like to purchase uniforms, who should I contact?
A: Please call the School Supplies Shop – contact details are listed on our
website.

Q: Which uniform does my child need to wear?
A: The
School Supplies Shop page on our website provides a Primary Uniform List and Primary Uniform Schedule which outlines when each year groups wear each uniform. The uniform schedule is also included on page 11 of the Primary Parent Handbook.

Q: I would like my daughter to catch the St Margaret’s bus, what do I need to do?
A: Our
Getting to St Margaret’s page on our website provides an overview of the Private Bus Service amongst other transport options. Please read the Private Bus Policy, available online, and return the permission form if necessary. The Private Bus Policy also provides information about ticket options and collection.

Q: Where do I collect my child’s bus ticket from?
A: The Private Bus Policy provides information about ticket options and collection.

Q: I would like my daughter to have tuckshop, how do I organise it?
A: On page 57, the Primary Parent Handbook outlines how to order tuckshop online and which year groups can buy directly from the tuckshop.

Q: I would like my daughter to go to Outside School Hours Care, how do I register her?
A: Our website’s Outside School Hours Care page provide an overview of the services (before school, after school, and vacation care) offered to our Pre-Prep to Year 6 students. You will also find contact details, fees and frequently asked questions.

Q: I would like to sign in to Parent Lounge, where do I find my login details?
A: You will receive an email from FIMService@ssa.qld.edu.au. P
lease note that emails from this address do sometimes end up in junk mail.