Rose Park Primary School are pleased to offer a dedicated OSHC service for school aged students who are currently attending the school. We do not offer care for kindergarten or senior school aged children.

Our services include; Before School, After School and Vacation Care. The service is managed by our Director, Chelsea Templeton and a team of carefully selected and dedicated staff.

Our mission is to always recruit high quality staff at all times; we have a range of experienced staff who have worked in high quality services, have teaching backgrounds, or who are current students studying a Bachelor of Education.

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COVID-19 Policy

Thanks for your patience as we navigate through the current COVID-19 restrictions and Department for Education advice.

Rose Park Primary School OSHC is committed to providing a safe and healthy space for students and staff. We are following Department for Education policy and guidelines, and ask that parents assist us by:

  • keeping students home if they are unwell
  • reminding students that we should not be using physical greetings – no hugs or handshakes!

Please see the COVID-19 Policy document for more information.

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Our enrolment form is available below for you to register your intent to use our service. Please download the form, complete your family information, and return to OSHC via email.

Click here – OSHC Enrolment Form 2021

Below are a few items of note that may help answer some early questions you may have regarding our service.

Please see the OSHC Parent Handbook for more detailed information.

If you wish to speak with OSHC staff, or have a question that is not be covered below, please call the school office on 8331 7521, call Chelsea on 0437 132 522, or email at: oshc@roseparkps.com.au

Hours of Operation

The operating hours for our service are:

  • Before school care: 6:45am until 8:45am
  • After school care: 3:20pm until 6:00pm
  • Early Close: 2:20pm until 6:00pm
  • Vacation care: 6:45am until 6:00pm.

Fees

Before School Care: $12.00 per session

After School Care: $25.50 per session (No split sessions)

Vacation Care and Pupil Free days: $65.00 (Inclusive of all vacation care attraction charges and transport with seat belts as standard)

A late fee of $15 for the first 15 minutes and then $2 per minute thereafter will apply for children who are not collected by 6:00pm.

Bookings and Cancellations

All bookings must be made in advance using our Registration Form or by calling on 0437 132 522, or email directly at: oshc@roseparkps.com.au Any changes to bookings should be made via email.

Casual bookings may be taken if space allows. We do not charge extra for casual bookings, however we will always ensure that our staffing ratios are consistent with regulatory requirements and due to this we may not always be in a position to offer casual spaces.

We require you to make requests for cancellations by 9:00am, 7 days in advance of the booking. All cancellations made after this time line will incur the full fee to be charged. Absences without notifying the service will always incur the full fee.

Payment Options

The payment of fees can be made using the Qkr! app which can be downloaded onto your smartphone.

Food

Breakfast and late afternoon tea will be provided every day. Breakfast will be available between 7am and 08:15am. A fresh fruit platter will be available for the children when they arrive at OSHC for after school care, and a second snack will be provided at approximately 4:30pm.

Our menu will be displayed in the OSHC room and also on our weekly program. All foods served are nut free and support the National Healthy Eating guidelines. Vegetarian alternatives, as well as dairy free and gluten free foods are available upon request. We are a totally nut free environment and as such, children are not allowed to eat products that contain nuts.

Medication

A medication authority document is required from a doctor in order for OSHC staff to administer medication. All medication must be in the original container, clearly labelled with the child’s name legible, and a valid expiry date.

Signing in and out

It is a legal requirement that a parent or notified adult must sign the children in for before school care, and out of the after school program each day.

To ensure maximum safety and the duty of care for your child, please inform a staff member when you collect your child. If children are to be collected by anyone other than those contacts noted on the enrolment form, please send an email or call OSHC directly to inform us in advance. We are unable to release children into the care of any unauthorised person.