Out of School Hours Care (OSHC)

 

Vacation Care (October Holidays 2016)

Vacation Care Program

Where: OSHC Building, The Heights School

When: 4th October - 14th October 2016, 7:00am to 6:00pm

Who: Children aged 4-14 years

Cost: $45.00 per day

 

Bookings

Places in care can only be made by completing a Vac Care booking form

Bookings are filled in order of forms being returned

Please note our five business day policy of cancellation.

All cancellations made within five business days of nominated care will incur FULL FEES for families for each child. (Without CCB rate)

Bookings will not be accepted unless all outstanding fees are paid.

Please return Vacation Care forms ASAP to ensure your place!

We ask that families pay a small deposit to secure their spot

 

 

The Heights School Out of School Hours Care Philosophy

Our focus is to provide an inclusive program which gives children the opportunity to learn through play and leisure in a warm, safe, nurturing and caring environment.

 

 

Contact Information

 

Director: Visnja Tanjic

Phone: 8395 6879

 

 

 

We meet the needs of our community by valuing each as individuals and ensuring equitable practices through ongoing learning experiences by:

• Providing an environment where children feel safe and secure to express themselves and interact with others
• Providing a wide variety of relaxing, stimulating and enjoyable activities for children based on their needs and interests
• Offering encouragement and support to parents, caregivers and families
• Establishing and maintaining effective team partnerships with staff, parents, children, advisory committee members, school staff and the wider community


 

 

 

 

Hours of Operation

Before School Care - 7.00 am. to 8.45 AM.

After School Care - 3.00 pm. to 6.15 pm.

Pupil Free, School Closure Vacation Care
7.00 am. to 6.00 pm

 


 

We aim to develop respectful relationships, independence skills and resilience by encouraging children to make positive choices by guiding children to:

 

• Develop problem solving, negotiation and self help skills
• Be inclusive and respectful of diverse cultures and backgrounds
• Demonstrate appropriate behaviour and accept responsibility for their behaviour
• Develop skills of co-operation and sharing
• Act in a safe way
• Encourage and assist children in developing a strong sense of identity and awareness of others

 

 

 

 

 

Pricing

Before School Care: $10.50

After School Care: $19.00

Vacation Care: $45.00

 

 

 

The Heights OSHC believes that ‘All children have the opportunity for the best start in life to create a better future for themselves and for the nation’ (Lund, 2011) therefore;

Educators nurture children’s development by providing opportunities for children to extend in all areas of their development by:

• Observing, planning and programming to cater for each child
• Offering a program which provides opportunities for children to explore their environment
• Providing children with an environment that challenges and stimulates them and allows them to use problem solving skills, investigation and experimentation and;
• Allowing children to evaluate, program and plan activities