Service Information

Before and After School Care

At Waratah OOSH Centre we look after Kindergarten to year 6. The Centre is open from 7.00am for Before school care and until 6.00pm for after school care and the children are cared for by mature, friendly, caring and qualified educators. The children are taken to school and collected from school by a qualified bus drivers. After school On arrival afternoon tea will be provided, based on a nutritional menu and there are plenty of activities to keep them occupied.

Vacation Care

The vacation care program is run every school holiday and caters to children from kindergarten age through to year 6. It runs from 7.30am to 5.30pm and they are a wide variety of programs and activities scheduled.

Excursions 

Excursions outside the Centre can play a valuable part of our program here at OOSH. Most of these excursions take place during our vacation care period and a holiday diary will explain what will occur on the day.

Excursion fees are NOT included in the payment, they are additional fees.

Transport 

It is not part of staff’s employment to transport your child/ren in staff member’s own car at anytime other than in an emergency.

If you decide, despite this, to ask any staff member to transport your child/ren, we take no responsibility for the staff member’s action while he/she is transporting your child/ren, even if those actions are negligent; and /or cause injury to any persons or loss of or damage to any property.

Access to Premises

Waratah Oosh is an organisation, which prides itself on its long history of involvement with local communities. In this context you understand that parents, childcare students, trainees and volunteer members of the community may work at the centre from time to time.

These people may be involved in assisting the centre staff to provide a service to your child/ren. In this context you understand that parents , childcare students, trainees and volunteer members of the community may work at the centre from time to time. These people may be involved in assisting the centre staff to provide a service to your child/ren.

Sign In and Sign Out Sheets 

These sheets must be signed daily, and each child must be signed in individually. This is a legal document to say that your child/ren were in our care between the signed times. This document is also used in cases of any emergency evacuation. Children that are signed in are noted as being in our care and those children will be accounted for.