Outside School Hours Care

The Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) programs provide supervised educational, social, and recreational activities in a safe environment within the boundaries and philosophies of Northside Christian College.

We have three programs for which we take enrolments:

Before-School Care

6:30 am to 8:30 am - $10 per day per child (food is not provided).

After-School Care

We provide quality care for children and allow time for snacks, homework time, and supervised play.

3:00 pm to 6:00 pm - $19 per day per child (a snack is provided).

Vacation Care program

The program may include excursions, picnics, day trips, and other themed activities that will keep children interested, entertained, and educated in a supervised environment.

8:00 am to 6:00 pm - $42 per day per child (prior to enrolment closing date). Casual Vacation Care rate: $47 per day per child.

>>Download the Dec 2017/ Jan 2018 Vacation Care Program

Prep 2018 Vacation Care

Prep students joining Northside Christian College in 2018 are welcome to enrol in Vacation Care in December and January.

How to Enrol

All children need to be enrolled before they attend the any of our Outside School Hours Care programs, and each time they use Vacation Care. Children can be enrolled on a regular or casual basis. Application forms are kept at College Administration of the school, or an application form can be downloaded and e-mailed to either of the Coordinators.

Childcare Rebate

Please contact The Family Assistance Office (Centrelink) to have your eligibility for Childcare Benefit and Childcare Rebate assessed.

Most families are entitled to receive a reduction in fees through the Childcare Benefit system. To receive this benefit, please provide us with your and your child’s Customer Reference numbers and dates of birth.

Late Fees

Late fees will be charged if children are collected after 6pm, at the rate of $1 per child per 1 minute. Parents must inform the OSH Care Coordinator via the school on 3353 7340 if they are going to be late in collecting their children.

Cancellation Fees: Full fees apply without prior notification (48 hours for Before and After School Care and 7 days for Vacation Care).

Contact Us

General information 8am – 2pm daily: 3353 1266

Contact the Coordinators directly: 3353 7340

Email: oshc@northside.qld.edu.au

Rachel Irwin 6:30 am – 8:30 am

Belinda Butler 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

‘Last minute’ attendances or absences: As a courtesy to our staff and also a legal requirement of the staff to child ratio, we must know of changes in attendance or absence ASAP. Please do not email in these circumstances. Call the Main Reception on 3353 1266.