OSHC Program

Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) is available to all students enrolled at Park Ridge Primary School. The program is governed by School Council and follows National Quality Framework. OSHC boasts many benefits:

  • providing education opportunities in a multi-age environment to develop happy, healthy and resilient children.
  • a range of developmentally appropriate options that cater for the needs and interests of all children, including construction, drama, dress-ups, art and craft, cooking, quiet reading and games.
  • supporting families in managing their work, training and study responsibilities by providing an education and care service outside school hours.

Students enjoy a rotating menu, including a nutritious breakfast between 7:00am – 8:00am and a healthy afternoon tea served at 3:30pm.

ENROLMENT

OHSC use an online booking and waitlist management program called QK Enrol. You can complete and submit an enrolment form, access your account information, make booking requests and enter absences via the parent portal of the program called ‘My Family Lounge’. To register for ‘My Family Lounge’, please visit the home page of the Park Ridge Primary School website and scroll down until you find the ‘My Family Lounge’ section on the right hand side. 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 seven 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 program coordinator for assistance. Once you have validated your account, you are ready to book! The ‘My Family Lounge’ App can then be downloaded from Google Play/App Store. 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

OPERATING TIMES

Before School Care operates from 7:00am – 8:30am and After School Care from 3:15pm – 6:00pm.

COST

There is a cost of $14.00 for Before School Care and $19.00 for After School Care, before any subsidies are applied. A ‘debit success’ form will need to completed and returned. This form is available from the ‘OSHC’ section of the school website or the OSHC office.

CHILD CARE SUBSIDY

Child Care Subsidy (CCS) is a payment made to families to assist with the cost of childcare. All Australian residents using approved childcare services are eligible for CCS. CCS can be received to reduce fees through the approved childcare service. The reduced fee is applied directly to the families account. It is the parent/guardians responsibility to ring the Family Assistance Office to apply for CCS, you will be asked to supply the CRN numbers for your service. The Family Assistance Office can be contacted from 8:00am to 8:00pm Monday to Friday on 13 61 50. Please quote the following CRN number when registering your child to our service. Before and After Care: 555 008 133 5

Direct Debit Request Form

POLICIES

After School Care and Combined Program Policy June 2019

OSHC- Acceptance and Refusal of Authorisations Policy

OSHC Administration of First Aid Policy March 2019

OSHC Code of Conduct Policy March 2019

OSHC Dealing with Infectious Diseases Policy March 2019

OSHC Dealing with Medical Conditions Policy March 2019

OSHC Determining the Responsible Person in Charge March 2019

OSHC Emergency Evacuation Procedure Policy March 2019

OSHC Excursion Policy March 2019

OSHC Governance and Managment of the Service Policy March 2019

OSHC Incident, Injury, Trauma and Ilness Procedures Policy March 2019

OSHC Interactions with Children Policy March 2019

OSHC No Jab No Play Policy March 2019

OSHC Nutrition, Food, Beverages, Dietary Requirements Policy March 2019

OSHC Occupational Health and Safety Policy March 2019

OSHC Participation of Volunteers and Students on Practicum Placements Policy March 2019

OSHC Providing a Child Safe Environment March 2019

OSHC Sleep and Rest for Children Policy March 2019

OSHC Water Safety Policy March 2019


Enriching children's lives

Park Ridge Primary School engages the services of TeamKids to run a holiday program during school holidays. TeamKids specialises in providing the best possible Holiday experiences imaginable for children aged 5-12. They offer teacher qualified educators and industry leading ratios of 1:10, to ensure your child your adventure with them is an absolute blast each and every day. They offer a huge range of exciting incursions, excursions and in-house themes. Each daily program is specifically developed for each venue. They also make sure the children have a say in what they include which helps to ensure they keep creating positive memories that are often cherished for a lifetime.