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Out of school hours care

Wishart Community Outside School Hours Care is an Incorporated Association run by parents who utilise the service. It is run on a non-profit basis and relies solely on the fees charged to parents. This centre is licensed under the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2011 Education and Care Services National Regulations. There are up to ten staff members on duty per day including a qualified Coordinator, Centre Manager and between four to eight child care educators.

We provide Before School Care, After School Care and Vacation Care.

Before School Care is open from 7.00am to 8.45am. Activities include indoor games, construction, craft and handball. Breakfast is not provided but children may bring their own healthy breakfast from home and eat it at the Centre. Prep children are walked by staff to the Prep building.

After School Care is open from 3.00pm to 6.00pm. Activities include a range of games, craft and sporting activities. A quiet area is provided for children wanting to complete their homework. A healthy afternoon tea is supplied. Prep children are walked from the Prep building to the Centre.

Vacation Care is open from 7.00am to 6.00pm. Bookings are open 4 weeks before each holiday period. A healthy morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea is provided every day. Children help with the preparation and the cleaning up of this activity. The program may also include one incursion or excursion per week.

Fees

Currently our fees are $9.25 for Before School Care, $16.50 for After School Care and $42.00 per day for Vacation Care with additional costs for Excursions and Incursions. These fees may change from time to time. Child Care Subsidy is available to eligible families. There is also a $30.00 enrolment fee payable once enrolment is confirmed.

Enrolment Process

New families that need child care are required to complete an Expression of Interest Form which may be collected from the Centre during opening hours from the beginning of Term 4. Parents/Guardians will be notified if there is a place available in early December.

For information on fees, enrolments and any additional questions, please contact the Coordinator Michele or Centre Manager Bernadette on 3849 6102 during opening hours or email wcoshcad@bigpond.net.au.