Outside school hours care
Outside School Hours Care (OOSH) offers quality care for children ranging in age from kindergarten through to Year 6. Both structured and unstructured play is encouraged within the bounds of a safe environment at all times. Our centres aim to reflect an inclusive approach that respects the diversity of all children and their families.
Our centres offer:
- Out of school hours care for all children aged from kindergarten through to Year 6.
- Breakfast is available for children arriving before 8am and healthy snacks are provided for afternoon tea.
- Child focused recreational activities including art, craft, indoor and outdoor games, sport, drama, music, cooking and reading.
About our educators
Experienced and trained educators will be responsible for the care of your children through preparation and implementation of a daily program of activities.
All permanent educators are qualified in first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis management.
Educators at the centre are supported and supervised by a qualified and experienced Outside School Hours Coordinator and well as Council's Children's Services Coordinator.
Fees are outlined in the current Port Stephens Council Fee Schedule.
Child Care Subsidy (CCS)
The Child Care Subsidy (CCS) is available to most families. To register and find out more contact Centrelink.
Fee payment policy
Permanently booked positions are to be paid for the days for which the child is enrolled whether the child attends or not, except for public holidays and some school holiday periods.
Fees are to be maintained at 2 weeks in advance. If fees are not maintained, care may be cancelled. Any reduction in days permanently booked requires 14 days notice.
All account enquiries are to be directed to the administration staff during office hours.
To make a booking at any of our centres please contact: