Out of School Hours Care
Providing quality care for future generations…
|OSHC Director:||Jodie McDonald|
|Phone:||08 8388 8563|
|Fax:||08 8388 8451|
|Address:||Echunga Primary School OSHC
802 Echunga Road, Echunga SA 5153
We provide care for children attending Preschool and Primary School
Before and After School Care, Vacation Care and Before and After Preschool Care
National Quality Framework
We have been assessed and rated as Exceeding the National Quality Standard
Opening Times and Fees
Pupil Free Days will be advertised in advance and will open if there are 8 or more children booked in.
Families will need to apply for the Child Care
Subsidy (CCS) through Centrelink. This can be done through your MyGov
OSHC will be closed on all Public Holidays throughout the year, on days rated as Catastrophic Fire Danger and for three weeks over the December / January Holidays
|Before School Care (BSC)||Mon-Fri||7.00am to 9.00am||$19.00|
|Before Pre School Care||Mon, Tue and alt Wed||7:00am to 9:00am||$19.00|
|After School Care (ASC)||Mon-Fri||3.20pm to 6.30pm||$29.00|
|After Pre School Care||Mon, Tue and alt Wed||3.00pm to 6.30pm||$29.00|
|Vacation Care (VAC)||Mon-Fri||7.00am to 6.30pm||$63.00|
|Excursions||Mon-Fri||$15 - $25 extra charge|
New Fee and opening information from 14/01/19
How to Enrol
Simply contact the friendly staff at OSHC on 8388 8563 to arrange an Enrolment Session. At the Enrolment Session you will be given an Enrolment form and a comprehensive Parent Information Package all about our Service. Children must be enrolled prior to commencing care.
Echunga OSHC Philosophy
Our program has been established with the aim of providing High Quality Care and Education, within the requirements of the National Quality Standard and the My Time, Our Place Framework, to meet the needs of children, parents, families, educators and the community during out of school hours care (OSHC). We believe children learn best through play and leisure in a warm, positive, nurturing and happy environment.
The inclusive needs and individual requirements of each child will be catered for to the best of our ability as we encourage each child to develop a strong sense of their identity, connections to their world, a strong sense of wellbeing, confidence and involvement in their learning and effective communication skills, self-esteem, respect for each other and our environment, participation, positive behaviour and responsibility.
Educators and children collaborate together to plan, implement and evaluate quality experiences for children. We value, respect and encourage positive diverse and inclusive behaviours, and encourage children to develop a sense of fairness, to challenge discrimination, bias and prejudice.
We acknowledge that the children and parents who use the program come from diverse backgrounds and cultures and we aim to support families while providing a variety of experiences to further enhance their children’s life skills.
We believe communication and collaboration between management (the Governing Council) – educators (OSHC educators, school and preschool teachers and Principal) – families – children – agencies (Department for Education, DEEWR, ACECQA) and the extended community is a vital key in maintaining the highest level of quality care in the success of the Echunga OSHC service.
We strive to continuously improve our service and support professional development opportunities for our educators.