Bookings-Please email [email protected]
BYO HEALTHY LUNCH, SNACKS (extra snacks) AND DRINK BOTTLE WITH WATER: where food is brought from home, the service encourages families to provide food that is consistent with the: Australian Government guidelines Get Up & Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood, and/or Dietary Guidelines for Children and Adolescents in Australia. We encourage parents to provide extra fruit and vegetables for afternoon snack and “sometimes foods” to be kept to a minimum. Store lunches in our fridge (chilled water is always available @ the service) Snack time 10.15am – Lunch 12.15pm.
Please note that the service aspires to be a nut and egg free environment.
Anaphylaxis: Under regulations children who have been prescribed an adrenaline auto-injection device such as an EpiPen® must bring it to the service. Please note that the school office will be closed during the school closure days and as such OSHC staff cannot access the first aid room.
To ensure parents/guardians of the child/ren diagnosed at risk of anaphylaxis are provided with a copy of the policy (r. 20(2A)), the service has now posted the policy on the school website. (Community tab; OSHC; Anaphylaxis policy)
Actions required by parents or guardians: If a child is diagnosed with asthma all medication and asthma action plan must accompany the child to the service. It’s important to note that the school is a separate entity and as such permission by the parent must be given for the child to bring their medication from the office to the After care.
Asthma medication must be provided during Holiday Program.
Clothing and footwear; comfortable and protective
Behaviour- Children are expected to follow the rules and practice positive behaviour, where a mutual respect between staff and children shall be fostered. If a child/rens behaviour is deemed unsatisfactory, behaviour management action will take place to positively change the behaviour (redirect to quieter activities) if unsatisfactory behaviour persists, then an incident record will be completed and parents/guardians notified. The Directress reserves the right to exclude the child/ren from participating in the program.
Electronic games are welcome although items bought from home are the children’s responsibility. St Finbar’s OSHC will not take responsibility for lost or broken games.
Kids on wheels- bring anything with wheels and a helmet for safety.
Excursions- Children must be @ the centre by 9am. A cut lunch and snacks must be provided. ALL who wish to book for excursions, including the movies, MUST email [email protected] . A confirmation email by Melissa needs to be made so that the excursion booking is valid.
The excursion fee is then paid via direct transfer and an excursion form signed.
Duration of excursions 9am-4pm
Incursions: Special events are organised by the service and everyone booked in for the day are expected to participate. The cost of the incursion will be added to each families invoice as an adhoc billing procedure.
Child Care Subsidy: Please note: Families must be registered with the DHS and have a current assessment and enrolled with Child Care Subsidy in order to claim a rebate.
Information can be sort by using your Centrelink online account or through the Express Plus Centrelink mobile app.
This is important, because if you don’t do your assessment, you may not receive any subsidy.
Please do this as soon as possible. To find out more, visit education.gov.au/childcaresubsidy
Holiday Program 8-6
After 50%rebate $19
Holiday program ½ day
Any 5 hours of the day
After 50%Rebate $9.50
*There is no difference between casual and regular booking fees
* Late fee: $1 minute does not attract CCS