LEVIES 2018

GENERAL LEVY – PREP TO GRADE 6
The General Levy of $225.00 is payable for each child in classes Prep to Grade 6. This is used to provide materials and equipment for the class and specialist programs including the Growing Up Program.

The Learn to Swim Program (Grades 3 to 5) and the Grade 6 Leadership Camp are additional in the grades nominated. The General levy also includes stationery of $65.00. Stationery will be distributed to students at the beginning of the 2018 school year.

Swimming and Water Safety – $35.00 (This will only be included in the Grade 3 to Grade 5 Levy payment.)
Grade 6 Leadership Camp – $140.00 (This will only be included in the Grade 6 Levy payment.)

EXCURSIONS/PERFORMANCE LEVY
All parents pay a levy of $60.00 for each child. The levy covers the cost of all whole school excursions eg: swimming carnival, and visiting performances. Each class teacher is allocated an amount of this levy for expenditure on class excursions. The school has an Excursions Policy which identifies appropriate excursions for classes to attend. It should be noted that the excursions/performance levy will not be refunded for absences as all excursions/performances are subsidised by the school.

GENERAL LEVY – KINDERGARTEN
The General Levy of $200.00 is payable for each child in Kindergarten. This is used to provide materials and equipment for class, excursions, performances and specialist programs.

SCHOOL MAGAZINE
The School Magazine is published at the end of the year and is a keepsake of the school year. The purchase of the magazine is optional. Families will be advised of the cost and how to order during Term 4 2018. The Magazine is not included the general school levy and will be distributed to students’ classrooms at the end of the 2018 school year.

LEVY PAYMENTS
The office hours for the holiday period will be from 9.30am – 2.00pm daily. Levies can be paid at the school office by credit card and cash or cheque only from Wednesday 24 January 2018. Cheques are to be made out to Mount Stuart Primary School. Levy payments can be paid at Service Tasmania, by BPay or through deductions from Centrelink payments or Credit card payments. Further information is available from the school office.

STUDENT ASSISTANCE
Parents on a pension or low income may apply through the Student Assistance Scheme for exemption from this levy. This is an income based assessment and information and assistance can be obtained from Sandra Fogarty if you think that this may apply to your family.

LEVY PAYMENTS BY INSTALMENTS
Please contact the office if you would like to make arrangements to pay your school levies by instalments. Payments can be made weekly, fortnightly or monthly upon completion of a levy agreement. Please contact Sandra Fogarty on 6234 1705 if you require further information.

Kindergarten $200
Prep, Gr 1, Gr 2 $285
Gr 3, Gr 4, Gr 5 $285 + $35.00 – Learn to Swim Program = $320
Gr 6 $285 + $140.00 – Grade 6 Leadership Camp = $425

USER PAYS

THERE ARE A NUMBER OF PROGRAMS THAT OPERATE ON A USER PAYER BASIS.
School Band Grade 5 & 6 Approximately $90.00 plus hire of instrument – $20.00
Recorder Grades 3-6 Descant Recorders & display book needed