Handwriting and Maths fonts; at last a
complete set of fonts for teachers and home-schooling parents
to make their own handwriting exercises, posters, crosswords,
flashcards and other teaching resources on your computer.
These handwriting fonts come in sets, and
include: Bold,Dots,Cursive,Outline, Regular,Numbered Dots and Numbered Outline. Numbers are included. All our fonts are Open
Type / TrueType and scaleable to any size, available for both
Macintosh, including OSX, and IBM compatible computers (PCs)
running Windows, including XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
The Maths fonts includes Geometric Shapes, Any Fraction, Mathematical
Symbols, and Time and Money.
School Fonts (formerly
Education Centre - Computer Fund) are the copyright owners of
all the fonts described in this website. Fonts must not be
given away, on-sold, altered or used commercially without the
written permission of School Fonts.
Click on any of the links below for more information and
Handwriting fonts - Click the font name to see examples of each
NSW Foundation fonts ( A set of eight fonts ) See full alphabet
Qld Beginners fonts ( A set of nine fonts
Qld Compact fonts ( A set of four fonts )
fonts ( A set of
eight fonts )
Tasmanian fonts ( A set of eight fonts )
Vic, WA and NT fonts (
A set of ten fonts )
Maths fonts - Click the font name to see examples of each font
Primary Maths fonts (Australia) ( A set of four fonts ) An absolute must for primary school teachers.
Primary Maths fonts (United
States America) ( A set of
four fonts )
Other fonts - Click the font name to see examples of each font set.
Casual ( A set of two fonts )
Script ( A
set of two fonts )
Box ( A set
of four fonts )
New Zealand handwriting fonts ( A set of seven fonts ) (includes macrons for typing Maori
Norwegian Stavskrift ( A set of five fonts )
Stick & Ball ( A set of four fonts )
or commercial use of these fonts requires a license
from School Fonts. Please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org for licensing enquiries.
Prices: The cost
for a School Site License is $60 per font set. For families,
parents and teachers an Individual License is $30 for each font
set. For example, an Individual License for the NSW Win font
set and the Maths Win font set is $60. Please note GST is not
applicable, see notes below. When we receive payment we will
email you the fonts within 24 hours. For overseas
orders, please make
your payment in Australian dollars.
If you are happy with our fonts please tell
your friends and colleagues, but please be honest and ask them
to contact us if they want a copy.
Sale: The fonts sets shown on this
website are owned by, and only available from School Fonts.
Licenses to use these fonts are not sold through any other
outlets. Fonts are not to be sold, modified or used
commercially without the written permission of the School
Three Payment Methods:
1. This is the quckest way to get
your fonts. You can pay using your credit card. While we don't directly accept credit
card payments, you can make credit card payments through PayPal or Paymate.
PayPal: You can use PayPal to make a payment. Payments through Paypal are
immediate. Identify School Fonts by entering our email
address: 'email@example.com'. In the 'Review Your Purchase'
window, make sure you tell us which fonts you want, and
whether they are for a Mac or Windows computer. If you are unsure what to do, read
below under Notes.
Paymate: You can use Paymate to make a payment without setting up an
through Paymate are processed
daily. Identify School Fonts by entering our email
address: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'. In the 'Order or Item No.' field
tell us what fonts you want, and whether they are for a Mac or Windows computer.
Please email us to confirm you
have made a payment otherwise your payment may go unnoticed.
2. Alternatively you can send
a cheque or
money order with your order form to:
PO Box 40743
Ph: (08) 89 483 443 (answering
machine only, messages retrieved weekly)
CASUARINA, NT 0811
Click here for
details and an Order Form
Orders posted may take up to four weeks to reach us
as we live at Mapuru, NT and have irregular mail
Payment Method 3. If you are
a school, child care centre, or business and need to pay on
an invoice, please email through your completed order with
a purchase order number. We will then email through to you an
invoice and the fonts. Remember to tell us whether you want Mac or Windows fonts.
Who are School Fonts
further information about why these fonts were created in the
first place, you may be interested to read our history page. Or you may like to know
what happens to the money earned
from font sales.
School Fonts and GST
School Fonts is not, and cannot legally be registered for GST
with the Australian Tax Office because we have a small annual
income, therefore GST is not payable when you purchase these
on this website can only be purchased from School Fonts. There
are no other distributors of these fonts. When you purchase a
license to use our fonts you are issued with unique License
Number, which identifies you as a licensee.
Hotmail usually filters our
emails with attached fonts into the Junk folder. If
you have a Hotmail account, please check your Junk folder for your fonts or replies to
orders; how to proceed: If you want to use paypal, click this Paypal link:
Enter (our email
Enter the amount in
Click: 'Send Money'
Click: 'Goods or Services'
Log into your
Scroll down towards
the bottom of 'Review your purchase and send' window,
and in the 'Message (optional)' tell us what fonts you want, and whether they
are for Mac or Windows.
Click: Send Money
Creating text with lines
All handwriting fonts contain lines to guide beginning
writers, sometimes these lines are called 'dotted thirds'.
Using Word you can choose the type of lines you want for your
text. To type a text with lines you need to first create a
page of lines by repeatedly typing one of the 'lined'
characters. You then create a text box and type your text over
We received an email from Matthew with an attached zip file of "dotted thirds"
as watermarks. You can read what Matthew said, and download
this file if you like. Then Jeni emailed us to say, "I'm
interested in being able to type words and have the box shape
come up for children to recognize the shape of the word."
Jeni's suggestion was followed a couple of days later with a
new font called "Letter Boxes". Thanks Jeni.
Using most word
processors you can make the letters whatever size you like. If
you are using Word, go to FORMAT, then select FONT, then type
in the font size you want.
Font Installation: Please follow the following links
for installing the fonts: Installing fonts in XP,
installing fonts in Vista,
installing fonts in Windows
7 and installing fonts in Windows
Lost Fonts: If your computer has crashed and you have
lost your fonts, and you don't have a backup copy, you can send
us you license number and with payment of 50% of the license fee
($15 for Individuals and $30 for School Site Licenses per fonts
set). We will then send you a replacement copy of the fonts. If
you do not have your license number then you are requested to
reorder for the full cost of the license.
Documentation Lost?: If you have misplaced of lost your documentation on
using the handwriting fonts or maths fonts, they can be
downloaded here: General font
information, Creating lined thirds - instruction sheet, Maths
Sheet 1 and Maths
Other links: Are you a teacher, parent or
administrator looking for K - 8 educational resources and
ideas? Visit the Argot
Library you won't be disappointed.
For ESL, EFL and adult literacy resources
visit: Sugarbag on
For Australian made copybooks have a look at
what Michelle is doing: www.downunderlit.com
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