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Resource scheme

Oakey State High School operates a Student Resource Management Scheme to provide a cost effective method for parents to provide students with textbooks and resources. This is achieved through sharing costs, bulk purchasing and longevity of texts over a number of years. The scheme is managed by the school through its general account and is endorsed annually by the P&C Association.

The following items are provided under the Student Resource Management Scheme

  • All textbooks, computer software etc. for course of study, as per listing (late changes may occur)
  • Printed class notes, excluding student’s personal photocopying
  • Basic materials for subjects as required
  • Materials used for classroom projects
  • Student Identification Card
  • Student Handbook
  • Human Relationship Education
  • Student printing to the value of $5.00

This package is provided for a set fee, and is not available in part. 

The Student Resource Management Scheme does not include school activities such as, school excursions, camps and formals. Students supply their own personal requirements - as outlined in Subject Requirements Lists.

The Student Resource Management Scheme is available to all students at Oakey State High School. 

While participation is voluntary, parents who opt not to participate need to provide all textbooks and student class needs, and pay separately for items such as the ID Card and the Student Planner.  Parents/carers who do not wish to participate in the Student Resource Management Scheme must inform the school administration so they can receive a cheque to the value of the Textbook Allowance for each of their children.

Conditions of participating in the Student Resource Management Scheme

 
Textbooks issued to students remain the property of the school, and the following conditions apply:
 
  • A completed Student Resource Management Agreement form must be submitted to the school to indicate your willingness to participate in the Student Resource Management Scheme.
  • Resources are to be kept in good condition.
  • The replacement costs of textbooks that are negligently damaged or lost are the students’ responsibility. Reasonable wear and tear is expected.
  • All resources provided to a student must be returned when a student leaves the school or at the end of the school year.
  • Student resource hire fees reduce on a pro-rata basis for students starting school after Term 1.
  • A pro-rata refund will be made if a student leaves school during the year.  Refunds are based on the full charge (which include the Textbook Allowance and parent/carers contribution), less the cost of consumed materials and/or cost of replacing lost or damaged textbooks.

Textbook Allowance

Education Queensland provides a textbook allowance to all students in Queensland State Schools that is paid in bulk to the school. This scheme together with the student contribution fee allows students to access resources without parents having to pay the full costs.

 
Students Contribution Fee
 

The component of the student resource management scheme which parents are required to pay to participate: 

 
​Year level ​Charges for the scheme ​Other fees
​7 - 9 ​$200.00 per student + ​Subject specific fees
​11-12 ​$250.00 per student ​+ Subject specific fees
 
Parents will receive an invoice indicating their specific Contribution Fee.  
Where there is genuine parental financial hardship, the principal or delegate will be pleased to negotiate a payment schedule or make alternative arrangements so that financial obligations can be met.   All discussions will be held in confidence. 

Payment Options

Please note that to help minimise fees charged by the bank when banking cheques and cash, Oakey State High School prefers payments made by BPoint or EFTPOS transactions.
Paying In Person
Payment can be made at the School Office, Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:30am and 4:00pm. Credit Cards and Debit Cards (EFTPOS), Cash, Cheques and Money Orders are accepted.
 
BPoint payments
Details as per school issued invoices.
 
CentrePay
Application forms are available from the school office.
Paying By Phone (Payment by Credit Card Only)
Call the School on 46914100, Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:30am and 3:30pm
 
    Please have your account and your credit card details ready
    Accepted cards are VISA / MasterCard
 
Student Payments 
Payments by students will be accepted and receipted before school between the hours of 8:30am and 8:55am and at morning tea daily.
 
Paying By Mail
Payment by Credit Card (Visa or MasterCard only), Cheque or Money Order
 
     Credit Card details are to be completed on Payment Section of invoice
     Cheque and Money Orders made payable to OAKEY STATE HIGH SCHOOL and returned with Payment Section
     Post to Oakey State High School, PO Box 319,  OAKEY,  QLD,   4401
 
EFTPOS and Credit Card facilities are available at the school office.