Useful information

General information about the day-to-day running of our school

Term Dates for 2020

Term 1: 3rd February - Friday, 27th March (Easter)

Term 2: Wednesday, 15 April - Friday, 3rd July (ANZAC Day and Queen's Birthday)

Term 3: Monday, 20th July - Friday, 25th September

Term 4 : Monday, 12th October - Wednesday, 16th December (Labour Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day)

School Hours

Hours of attendance (NOTE: No alteration is made to school hours should a day be wet.)

    • School Hours: 8.45am - 2.30pm

    • Morning Tea: 10.45am - 11.22am

    • Lunch: 12.45pm - 1.05pm

We encourage students to arrive at school between 8.15am and 8.30am so that they have time to get settled and prepared for their first class at 8.45am. Our morning tea break is set out so the students have 7 minutes to sit and eat their food, then 30 minutes for play.

Lunch starts with play time at 1 pm for 17 minutes then back to class to eat.

Uniform Price List

    • Polo Shirt $30

    • Shorts (Sizes 4-16) $23

    • Sweat Shirt $25

    • Track Pants (sizes 5-16) $27

    • Sunhat $10

These items can be purchased at the school office (Office hours are 8 am - 3.30pm Mon-Fri.) Eftpos is available

We provide children with KidsCan jackets.

*Please note that only the polo shirt and the hat have our school name printed on them.

Please note that no other items other than the prescribed ones below are to be worn to school.

StationEry Costs 2020

Year . Total Costs

Yr 0-1 $31

Yr 2 $32

Yr 3 $28

Yr 4 -yr 6 $20

Stationary packs are available for purchase at the school office.

School Lunches

Prices from 22 July 2019 (beginning of term 3, 2019)

Subway 6-INCH Sub Subway Mini Sub (4 inch) Sides

All subs are made with lettuce, tomato All subs are made with lettuce, tomato

and cucumber as standard. and cucumber as standard.

Chicken Strips $6.50 Chicken Strips $4.50

Ham $6.50 Ham $4.50 SPC Fruit Crush-Ups $2.70

Roast Beef $6.50 Roast Beef $4.50 Pump Mini $3.50

Turkey $6.50 Turkey $4.50

Veggie Delite* $6.50 Veggie Delite* $4.50

Bread: White / Wheat Bread: White / Wheat

Lunch order forms can be picked up in the school foyer.


Panama Road School also receives a number of free lunches provided Monday-Thursday by the Eat My Lunch organisation. These lunches are available for students who have not been able to bring their own lunch for hardship reasons and are distributed in class by the teachers. We also have snacks provided by Kidscan, fruit provided by the Fruit in Schools programme and milk provided by Fonterra and this is available daily to all students at Panama Road School.