Student Information

Information about School Times, Policies, Learning from Home and the Resource Centre.

School Times

8:20am Students can arrive at school. Teachers are on yard duty.
Doors open and the school day begins. All students are expected to be in class by this time.
10:30 am RECESS
10:50 am Middle learning session commences
12:30pm Eating time in classrooms
12:40pm Lunchtime
1:20pm Afternoon learning session commences
3:20pm Yard Duty finishes
Last day of each Term finish time 2:00pm

Resource Centre

The Resource Centre is where Highbury’s Library, ICT support and Computer Room are located. Students are registered as borrowers on enrolment. Classes have regular borrowing times each week. Students may borrow books from the fiction and non-fiction collections. The Resource Centre is open during lunch time Monday to Friday.

A staff member is available in the Library from 8.50am – 3.00pm Tuesday – Friday

Junior Primary Borrowing: 8.50am – 9.10am
Loan period: 2 weeks
Borrowing limit: 3 items

Please provide a library bag.

Primary Borrowing: 1.20pm – 1.40pm
Loan period: 2 weeks
Borrowing limit: 6 items

Year 6 students who have signed permission also have access to the Senior Student Collection.

Students who have overdue books after a period of 6 weeks will be sent an invoice. This charge will be for the replacement cost of the book. Alternatively a replacement book can be purchased by the patron and forwarded to the Resource Centre staff. Once the overdue is resolved, borrowing rights will again be resumed.

Premiers Reading Challenge. Highbury Primary School has participated in the PRC since it began in 2004. All students are encouraged to complete the Challenge. More information on the PRC can be found at