From the Principal


Please ensure that your child has their name on all of their clothing items particularly jumpers and hats. I don't think some of these children feel the cold - so when you send them to school with a jumper on, often after running around, they take it off and put it on the ground. If you label your jumpers and jackets there is a high possibility we will be able to return lost property to the rightful owner. Un-named items are washed and are available for purchase as second hand items from the front office.


We are currently taking enrolments for Kindergarten and Preschool 2022. To enable us to correctly estimate enrolments and staff the school appropriately for 2022, any parents enrolling new children P-6 need to complete enrolment forms and leave their details at the office. Please let any neighbours and friends in the local area know that we are enrolling now. Please be reminded that if you live out of zone and are enrolling in Kindergarten to Year 6, I am unable to confirm an enrolment for your child or for siblings at this point in time. This is dependent on current and new enrolments across the school K-6. There is also no guarantee of placement in local/feeder high schools. Please see school website for current enrolment procedures.


We are so very lucky to have our wonderful office ladies, They certainly keep the school running (and me in line....) Please note that our office hours are 8:30am -3pm. There are a number of communication options available.

  • If you need to contact a classroom teacher the best method is to send an email to the school email address and the ladies will forward the email to the teacher during business hours. A teacher may email back or call but this will generally be after school hours as during the day they are on class teaching and have playground duty to do during lunch or recess. Rest assured  they will contact you at their earliest opportunity.
  • If your child is away you can send an email to the school with the reason or send an absence email through Skoolbag.
  • Alternatively, if your child is absent and we have not heard from you, you will receive a text message mid morning. You can reply to this text. Text messages are sent as a safety process in schools so that we are assured that you, as the parent, knows your child is not at school. If you receive this text and you are confident your child is at school, please do not panic. Please ring the school and we will confirm your child's attendance. Unfortunately the system is not foolproof and occasionally human error gets in the way when marking the roll. We do try to be as accurate as possible.
  • If there is a change to pick up arrangements for your child please email the office and they will let the classroom teacher know. Please do this as early as possible, as it is often difficult to find the right children at 2:50pm.
  • If you need to purchase uniforms you can call the office and the ladies will take an order over the phone and then send the uniforms home with your child.

We are extremely lucky to have such friendly, hard working office staff here at Stockton Public School. 

Ms Jodie Holt




Semester 1 reports will be sent home on Wednesday 23 June (Term 2 Week 10). These comprehensive reports reflect all the work that the children have achieved in Terms I and 2, based on regular assessment tasks and indicate the outcomes achieved and goals set for Terms 3 and 4. Please don’t hesitate to contact your child’s class teacher to clarify any questions that you may have in regards to your child’s learning and progress.

NAIDOC week celebrations Monday 21/6 - 25/6

Landcare grant

We recently have been successful in securing a Woolworths Landcare grant. Thank you to Beth Innes for completing the grant submission for us. We are excited to be able to reinvigorate our Vegetable garden and prepare it for a native stingless beehive later in the year. Thank you to Woolworths

Acknowledgement of Country

Did you know that at the beginning of the year, every class at Stockton Public School writes an Acknowledgement of Country. Teachers and students, with the support of Danny and Jacqui Flaus, our Aboriginal Student Learning Support Officers, work together to personalise an Acknowledgment of Country that recognises Worimi land. Each fortnight I am going to share with you one class' Acknowledgement of Country. We are extremely thankful for the land on which we live, learn and play on. 

This fortnight is 5/6W.


A few reminders about attendance - 

  • Parents must provide an explanation for absences by means such as a Skoolbag notification, telephone call, written note, text message or email to the school within 7 days from the first day of any period of absence.
  • Parents and the school work in partnership to plan and implement strategies to support regular attendance at school, including communicating with the school if they are aware of issues impacting on their child’s attendance or engagement with school
  • Parents may be required to provide a medical certificate for recurring absences.
  • Parents may make an application for extended leave- travel, if their child is going to be away for an extended time for holidays. The application form must be obtained from the School Office and returned to the School Office, along with travel documentation (such as an itinerary or e-ticket). The application must be made before the student commences the period of absence.
  • When a student returns from an absence, if no explanation has been received, the classroom teacher sends a ‘Student Absence note’ home with student.
  • Regular roll checks will be made by both the Principal and the Home School Liaison Officer (HSLO) to ensure that all students maintain an acceptable attendance pattern.

  • Acceptable reasons for being absent from school include: an unavoidable medical or dental appointment (preferably these should be made after school or during holidays), attendance at special religious ceremony, attendance at a serious/urgent family situation, too sick to go to school or has an infectious illness.

Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on Schools students with a disability

Every year, all schools in Australia participate in the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD). The NCCD process requires schools to identify information already available in the school about supports provided to students with disability. These relate to legislative requirements under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 and the Disability Standards for Education 2005, in line with the NCCD guidelines (2019).  Information provided about students to the Australian Government for the NCCD includes:

  • year of schooling
  • category of disability: physical, cognitive, sensory or social/emotional
  • level of adjustment provided: support provided within quality differentiated teaching practice, supplementary, substantial or extensive.

This information assists schools to:

  • formally recognise the supports and adjustments provided to students with disability in schools
  • consider how they can strengthen the support of students with disability in schools
  • develop shared practices so that they can review their learning programs in order to improve educational outcomes for students with disability.

The NCCD provides state and federal governments with the information they need to plan more broadly for the support of students with disability.

The NCCD will have no direct impact on your child and your child will not be involved in any testing process. The school will provide data to the Australian Government in such a way that no individual student will be able to be identified – the privacy and confidentiality of all students is ensured. All information is protected by privacy laws that regulate the collection, storage and disclosure of personal information. To find out more about these matters, please refer to the Australian Government’s Privacy Policy(

Further information about the NCCD can be found on the NCCD Portal (

If you have any questions about the NCCD, please contact the school.

Term 2 calendar


Current notes

Great Aussie Bush Camp deposit note Year 4 only


School Security Hotline

Should you become aware of a security incident at our school please contact the School Security Unit's hotline 24/7 on 1300 88 00 21.

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