Timeless Teachings in a Changing World
In accordance with school and community needs, the services provided include Before School Care, After School Care, Vacation Care and Pupil Free Days Care.
Our educators are committed to providing a quality, interesting program where children can enjoy structured and unstructured play and a wide range of varied activities that gives them the opportunity to explore, experiment and engage with each other.
We encourage children and parents to be actively involved in the planning, implementation and evaluation of our program so that cultural diversity is reflected and respected across the children’s activities and experiences.
Our program of activities includes supporting children with their homework. Children have access to computers to assist with their homework and school projects.
Our centres are open 50 weeks of the year
We are closed over the Christmas/New Year period for 2 weeks
We provide nutritious snacks to promote healthy eating habits
We provide breakfast, afternoon tea and late afternoon snack
We are a sun-smart OSHC and all children must wear a hat during outside activities
We provide safe drop off/pick up to and from school classrooms
Our child care educators are trained in First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis, as well as Child Protection
Our fees do not include your Child Care Benefit (CCB) or Child Care Rebate (CCR) deductions
We believe that Out of School Hours Care is a valuable and integral part of Grange Schools and the Local Community.
A wide variety of activities are planned.
Activities include art & craft, sport, indoor & outdoor games/activities, performing arts, excursions and just ‘hanging out’. Children can choose from a number of activities offered at any one time. There are too many activities to list them all, and activities are adapted to meet individual and group interests, talents and abilities. A detailed schedule of activities planned each day is displayed at the program.
Art & craft
It's easy to have an ART ATTACK at Grange OSHC & Vacation Care Program! Our goal is to allow young artists the freedom to express themselves creatively using a range of supplies and recycled materials; you can create to your art's desire.
Active play activities
Our activities are based on participation and enjoyment and all children are welcome to join in any of our activities. Activities available depend on the venue and the interests of the children. Some regular favourites include soccer, football, cricket, tennis and skipping just to name a few.
We offer choices of board games, construction sets, table tennis, air hockey and reading. Other indoor favourites include science, drama, music and dance.
We offer a variety of outside play experiences. They may include: playgrounds, basketball courts, ovals, tennis courts, cricket nets, etc.
There are opportunities for children to express themselves creatively through dress ups, drama, dance and music. Out and about When the conditions are right, we explore the areas around our programs. Children are taken on ‘walking excursions’ into the local community. Children can enjoy a walk to a local playground, beach – planned outings for each day will be displayed at the program.