Out of School Hours Care


Out Of School Hours Care

 

Contact Number: 0407 438858 or email reid.gillian.w@edumail.vic.gov.au

 

To enrol your child/ren into the OSHCP at Mt Martha Primary School you will need to complete your enrolment form and direct debit form on line. Please follow the instructions below. The $30 annual registration fee will be added to your first payment.

 

Please register for My Family Lounge by clicking on this link- FAMILY LOUNGE

Once your details have been registered with the My Family Lounge, you will receive a welcome email where you will be prompted to complete your registration and set up a password. You will have 7 days to set up your password to validate your account. If your account expires or you have forgotten your password, simply enter in your email address and select ’forgotten password’ to recover your account. If you are experiencing issues accessing your account please contact the service for assistance. Once you have validated your account, you are ready to book!

The ‘My Family Lounge’ App can be downloaded from Google Play or App Store. Enter your email address and password, then you can start to request casual days or mark your child as absent when required.

Your My Family Lounge log in details will travel with you for life as you move childcare services that use the My Family Lounge. You are able to log in anywhere, anytime as long as you have access to the internet. For a better understanding of how My Family Lounge works, please visit www.myfamilylounge.com.au

We are thrilled to be able to provide you with an easier and more efficient way of managing your child’s bookings at our service.


OUR STAFF: Gillian Reid (Co ordinator)

EDUCATORS: Emma Lindenberg, Jane Moore, Kathy Fisher, Sarah O’Keefe, Sarah Poxon, Sophie Veale and Molly Crawford. Please feel free to call in to visit us in the library between 7.00am and 9.00am or 2.30pm and 6.00pm to meet our educators and other children.  Our Educators are experienced and caring.  Our program has a limit of 60 children.

We aim to provide a safe, fun and caring environment for your children.  In our program your child/ren will get to choose from a wide range of activities everyday.   We provide both structured and unstructured activities.  Our activities include art and craft, cooking, painting, play dough, various indoor/outdoor games, puzzles, colouring and drawing, construction, dancing/music, computers and limited amount of video and playstation/WII.  Children are also encouraged to do homework and have plenty of quiet areas where they can relax and read after a long day at school. Outdoor play is also offered subject to the weather possibly being too cold or too hot!!

FEES AND OPENING/CLOSING TIMES (SUBJECT TO CHANGE):

 

Please note new costs for 2020

 

Prep Early Finish:        2.15 – 3.30 pm                       $16.00 (first 4 weeks of each school year)

Before School Care:    7.00 – 9.00 am                        $19.00

After School Care:       3.30 – 6.00 pm                       $24.00

Annual Family Registration Fee                                 $30.00

Pupil Free Days                                                            $50.00

BEFORE SCHOOL CARE: Breakfast is provided each morning with a choice of fresh fruit, wholemeal muffins, crumpets, toast and a selection of healthy cereals.  Water and milk are available to drink. We also have special smoothie and pancake mornings!!

 

AFTER SCHOOL CARE:  We aim to provide a healthy and nutritious snack including fruit when they arrive at 3.30 pm.  The children sit down and have afternoon tea at tables in the library.  There is always plenty of water available at all times.  At 5.00 pm we have another light snack of fruit and then at 5.30 pm we offer rice/corn cakes.

CENTRELINK:  Most families are eligible for a CCS reduction in their fees.  Please contact Centrelink on 136150 to obtain your family and child/ren CRN numbers.  This can be claimed off each session or as a lump sum at the end of the financial year.

ACCOUNTS:  Are issued weekly on a Friday for the previous two weeks and can be paid weekly or fortnightly (all accounts must be settled within 14 days). 

OSHC FEES: All OSHC fees must be paid automatically by families by either providing Direct Debit Bank Account information or Credit Card details to the Coordinator of the OSHC service. This method of payment also applies to the $30 Annual Registration fee and any fees incurred through attendance at Pupil Free days.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
GILLIAN REID, CO ORDINATOR ON 0407 438 858 or
HUGH O’BRIEN, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL ON 5974 2800

 

PUPIL FREE DAYS:
Places: 45        Hours: 7.00 am to 6.00pm         Fees: $50.00

Care is provided on set Pupil Free Days throughout each year.  Please see school Banksia Bulletin for information on each day.     

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OSHC POLICIES
Our OSHC service is guided by a number of policies that are developed in conjunction with key agencies, School Council members, OSHC staff and OSHC families. If you wish to peruse any of these policy documents please contact Gillian at the OSHC service. 

 

Gillian Reid
Coordinator MMPS OSHC