This room is the main area for parents to access OSHC. Families will sign their children in and sign them out. Communication with children and families happens in Games Room as well. Children can access different games activities and toys in this area during their time at OSHC. Our noticeboard is also in this area and is updated each week with current information about the service.
The transportable building is a place for children to socialise with their friends and to enjoy leisure time after a long day at school. This area provides a wide range of toys, role play activities, construction and building opportunities, and also use the PlayStation 4 and Wii which they have the choice to play with others or by themselves. A new addition to this area is the ‘chill zone’ which has been specifically designed for the Year 5, 6 and 7 children to have time to talk, discuss their days and socialise with their peers.
This is a favourite area for children who just need time to relax after a long day. Children have access to over 250 classic and current movies and over 100 different cartoons. Children are able to sit and relax and enjoying some quiet time in this space. Each session our Educators will take a range of age appropriate movies for the children to choose from.
The outside areas offer the children the chance to be active and develop their physical skills. The children also learn to be socially responsible and have respect for the environment in these areas. Activities offered in these areas vary with lots of equipment provided to stimulate the children’s growth and development
This area provides children with the opportunity to participate in many arts and craft activities. Children are also able to learn cooking skills and healthy eating habits by participating in our many cooking clubs. The activity room is always busy with activities on three nights a week and cooking club on one night a week.
This area is the heart of OSHC. Every morning a healthy breakfast with many options are provided for the children who attend Before School Care. Special dietary requirements are also catered for such as Lactose Free and Coeliac. We follow the Eat Right Start Right guidelines and we strongly promote a Nut Free environment. All of our meals are made on site by our experienced cook. Children are offered a wide range of healthy homemade snacks and also have the choice of two different fruits every day. Our menu changes every week which provides the children with a wide variety of food choices. Children are also given the opportunity to help in the Kitchen by serving the afternoon snack. This gives the children the ability to learn the importance of healthy eating and also encourages children to develop good hygiene routines. Children are also given the opportunity to help in the Kitchen by serving the afternoon snack. This gives the children the ability to learn the importance of healthy eating and also encourages children to develop good hygiene routines. During the terms our snacks are offered at 3:10pm and again at 4:15pm. During Vacation Care snacks are served at 3:30pm.
This area is situated next to our main OSHC building. It provides the children with undercover seating where they can enjoy their food. It is always well monitored by our experienced Educators. IT can be utilised at all times with lighting and a large roof which provides protection from the weather.