Outside School Hours Care

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Little Saints: After School Care

Located centrally in the College's Primary Campus, Before & After School Care and Vacation Care is available to all children in the local area.

To enrol your child/ren into Outside School Hours Care, please contact the Little Saints team who manage the service. Vacation programs and booking forms will be made available here closer to vacation dates.

Hours and Fees

Before School Care – 7.00-8.30am - $18

After School Care - 3.00-6.00pm - $30 including afternoon tea

Vacation Care & Pupil Free Days - 7.00am-6.00pm - $55 plus incursion & excursion costs

  • After School Care fees include afternoon tea 
  • Before School Care and Vacation Care – no meals included
  • Casual days will incur an additional $2 fee
  • Excursions and incursions will be offered in the Vacation Care Program, and additional costs will be applicable (please refer to program)
  • All students booked into Vacation Care on excursion days must attend the excursion (as no Educators will remain at the service)
  • All cancellations require 10 working days’ notice to avoid charge

  • After School Care: If your child is coming from a school other than SAAC, they will require payment for the bus by cash or GoCard. Please check with your school to see which bus company your child will be travelling with, and please contact the relevant bus company for information on bus fares and payment methods.
  • Local bus company contact details are:
  • Please check with your school office re their process and pick up points in the school – every school is different (and the process can also be different for each age group)
  • If you make a booking, especially a late booking – it is your responsibility to advise your child’s teacher and/or the school office so that everyone is aware your child needs to go to the pick up point at the end of the day to catch the bus
  • Before School Care: when before school care finishes your child will be escorted by an OSHC Educator to either their SAAC classroom, or the bus pick up area at the front of SAAC

Outside School Hours Care Contacts

Nominated Supervisor & Educational Leader - Ola Goryl

OSHC Coordinator - Kelly Kennedy

OSHC Assistant Coordinator – Sheryl Lewis

Phone: 5471 5600
Bookings - littlesaints@saac.qld.edu.au

 

Service Handbooks

Little Saints Parent Handbook

OSHC Family Handbook

OSHC Children's Handbook

A full list of Policies and Procedures can be found on the Little Saints page.

From January 2012 the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) will be responsible for Licensing & Accreditation for ALL child care services in Australia. In Queensland the Office of Early Childhood & Education & Care (OECEC) will support services through these processes! The National Quality Standards we are governed by are:

QA 1 Educational Program and Practice

1.1 An approved learning framework (as above) informs the development of a curriculum that enhances each child’s learning & development

1.2 Educators and coordinators are focused, active and reflective in designing and delivering the program for each child.

QA 2 Children’s Health & Safety

2.1 Each child’s health is promoted

2.2 Healthy eating and physical activity are embedded in the program for children

2.3 Each child is protected

QA 3 Physical Environment

3.1 The design and location of the premises is appropriate for the operation of a service

3.2 The environment is inclusive, promotes competence, independent exploration and learning through play

3.3 The Service takes an active role in caring for its environment and contributes to a sustainable future.

QA 4 Staffing Arrangements

4.1 Staffing arrangements enhance children’s learning and development and ensure their safety and wellbeing

4.2 Educators, coordinators & staff members are respectful and ethical

QA 5 Relationships with Children

5.1 Respectful and equitable relationships are developed and maintained with each child

5.2 Each child is supported to build & maintain sensitive & responsive relationships with other children & adults

QA 6 Collaborative Partnerships with Families & Communities

6.1 Respectful supportive relationships with families are developed and maintained

6.2 Families are supported in their parenting role and their values and beliefs about child rearing are respected

6.3 Service collaborates with other organisations and service providers to enhance children’s learning & wellbeing

QA 7 Leadership & Service Management

7.1 Effective leadership promotes a positive organisational culture and builds a professional learning community

7.2 There is a commitment to continuous improvement 7.3 Administrative systems enable the effective management of a quality service

Outcome 1 - Children have a strong sense of identity

Outcome 2 - Children connect with and contribute to their world

Outcome 3 - Children have a strong sense of wellbeing

Outcome 4 - Children are confident and involved learners

Outcome 5 - Children are effective communicators

News & Events


Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 8:00am to Wed, 20 Jun 2018 - 5:00pm
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 - 6:00pm
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 -
3:15pm to 5:00pm

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 - 6:00pm
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 -
9:00am to 3:00pm

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 - 10:00am

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 (All day) to Fri, 21 Sep 2018 (All day)
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 (All day)
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 - 5:00pm