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Outside School Hours Care

Welcome to Outside School Hours Care (OSHC)

 

Blackmans Bay Childrens Services (BBCS) operates five Outside School Hours Care programs (Blackmans Bay, Illawarra, Kingston, New Town, St Aloysius) within the local and extended community. OSHC programs operate before school care (7:15-8:30), after school care, including after Kinder care (school/class finishing time-6:15) and student free days (7:15-6:15) during term time. For care during school holidays, please refer to the Vacation Care page.

 

OSHC Bookings 2018

Please complete the following form to ensure permanent bookings for OSHC in 2018. 

Outside School Hours Care Bookings for 2018

 


All you need to know to begin OSHC

 

 Enrolment

To enrol your child/ren in OSHC, you are required to complete an online Enrolment Form. 

To complete an Enrolment Form, click here. Please allow up to 48 hours for your enrolment to be processed.

 

A service coordinator will follow up with confirmation of your booking(s) BEFORE commencement of care.

 

Extra Bookings

For further information on how to book extra days for your child/ren in OSHC, and to book your child/ren in for Student Free Days, please click on the following link. Any extra bookings are charged at a casual rate. Once a booking is made, fees apply.

How to book your child in to Outside School Hours Care

 All extra bookings requests are to be directed to the Service Coordinator

 

 Absences from care

If your child is going to be away from care, we require that you ring the service directly and notify the staff. An Allowable Absence fee (75% of full session cost) will be added to your account rather than the full fee. If your child does not attend care and educators need to follow up with phone calls, a Search Fee will be added to your account.

 

Cancellation of care/changing permanent bookings

If you wish to change your permanent bookings or to cancel care, we require two weeks notice for these changes to occur.

 

Allergy aware centre

All services within Blackmans Bay Childrens Services are allergy aware. We ask that you do not pack nut products within your child’s lunchbox (this includes peanut butter and nutella). Your help with this is appreciated. 

 

What to bring

At After School Care, afternoon tea is provided. This consists of a variety of different snacks accompanied by fruit and/or vegetables. If you think your child/ren may need more to eat, please pack a snack in their bag. A sun safe hat (legionnaire or broad rimmed hat) is required to be worn any time the UV is 3 or above (usually, but not limited to, September to April). Sometimes children may engage in messy play or get dirty; please feel free to pack some spare clothes in your child’s bag.

 

Who to contact

If you wish to speak to someone about the care of your child, the routine at the service, afternoon tea, activities or your child’s bookings (once you have enrolled), please speak to an OSHC educator at your service.

For any queries involving accounts, please speak to the Admin Team (admin@bbchildcare.org or 62294914).

 

 Outside School Hours Care Services

For specific information about a site, please click the appropriate link:

Blackmans Bay OSHC 

Illawarra OSHC

 Kingston OSHC

New Town OSHC

St Aloysius OSHC

We look forward to caring for your child/ren.

 

Take a look at our OSHC flyer. Feel free to share this with your family and friends

OSHC brochure