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.

Vacation Care 23 June - 10 July

The dates for this holiday period will be 23 June through till 10 July. Our opening times during holidays 8am-6pm Monday to Friday with an optional 7:30am start (for an additional fee of $5.00 please note this on your booking form).

Morning tea and afternoon tea will be provided by us but we ask that you pack lunch for your child/ren.

>>Download Vacation Care Form (PDF Fillable)

>>Download Vacation Care Application Form

Please send your forms back by Friday, 16th of June to rachel.irwin@northside.qld.edu.au or bbu@northside.org.au to avoid further costs. Please note that without the Application Form there are no guarantees for places.

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.

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.

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

Rachel Irwin 6:30 am – 8:30 am Rachel.Irwin@northside.qld.edu.au

Belinda Butler 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm bbu@northside.org.au

‘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.