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Out of school hours care

Contact Information

Angela Stewart
Nominated Supervisor/ Coordinator - TSSS OSHC

Mobile: 0474 090 330

Email:
tsss.oshc@gmail.com
Address: Townsville South State School – Prep Centre, 78 Tully Street, South Townsville, 4810.


About Outside School Hours Care:

The educators at Outside School Hours Care are committed to providing stimulating and nurturing environments that provide opportunities for positive relationships to be developed and experiences that foster all areas of children's development.
We offer a fun and enjoyable program for children in a supervised, friendly environment. The program is based on the children’s interests and needs and includes a variety of fun, interesting and challenging activities for children to participate in.

These include:
• Cooking

• Art and Craft
• Various Sports
• Group Games
• Indoor and Outdoor Experiences


The P&C Association incorporates quality and accredited child care services for children and families within the South Townsville Municipality and surrounding areas. We are licensed and accredited for 30 students from Prep to Year 6 and operate in accordance with the Education and Care Services National Law and Regulations. Educators are employed by the school P&C Association and have relevant qualifications.


Enrolment

When enrolling your child, a choice of a permanent or a casual booking will be available.

If you choose to book your child in as a permanent booking this means that your child will attend Outside School Hours Care on set days each week or fortnight. Every time your child does not attend on a scheduled booked day it is very important that you contact the Coordinator before or on that day to inform them that your child will be absent that day, otherwise a fee will be charged.


If you choose to book your child in as a casual booking this means that your child is enrolled to attend Outside School Hours Care but has no set days for attendance. Every time your child attends Outside School Hours Care you must contact the Coordinator before or on that day in order to book your child in for the day. All bookings must be made through OSHC and not the school. Please contact the OSHC via email or text to make a casual booking.

The Outside School Hours Care enrolment form must be fully completed and Immunisation records must be handed into Outside School Hours Care before your child can commence care. Bookings and cancellations must be made through After School Care only. Completion of an enrolment form indicates your agreement to the fees, policies and conditions of Townsville South Outside School Hours Care. As a licensing requirement enrolment forms must be completed yearly.


Operational Times

Before School Care- 6:00am- 9:00am(Monday to Friday during each school term)

After School Care- 3:00pm - 6:00pm (Monday to Friday during each school term)

Vacation Care /Pupil Free Days- 6:00am - 6:00pm 


Fees and Conditions (fees as of January 2019)

Before School Care – Permanent Booking               $19.000 (per child per day)

Before School Care – Casual Booking                     $21.00 (per child per day)


After School Care – Permanent Booking               $22.50 (per child per day)

After School Care – Casual Booking                      $25.00 (per child per day) 


Vacation/Pupil Free Day                                                 $55.00 (per child per day)
Excursion fee                                                                $65.00 (per child per day)

Late Collection                                                  $1.00 (for every minute after closing time)

                                                                       $25.00 after 15mins


Payment of Accounts

Accounts are issued weekly on a Monday and payment is due by close of business every Friday. Failure to pay your account will result in care being cancelled until the account has been paid in full.

Payments can be made at Outside School Hours Care with EFTPOS. Accounts are deemed overdue if the amount is over $150.


Child Care Subsidy

Child Care Subsidy is a Commonwealth Government rebate on fees and is available to most parents. You should apply to the Family Assistance Office for Child Care Subsidy.

If you would like any information about this service please contact Angela or Centrelink.