Out of Hours School Care

Outside School Hours Care

PLC Sydney offers before and after school care services for parents who are unable to drop off or collect their daughters within school hours.

The after school service is run by Uniting (Approved Provider), a not for profit organisation that provides a planned program of play and leisure activities suited to all PLC Sydney students from Pre-kindergarten to Year 6.
Vacation care is also available for those parents who require childcare during school holidays. The service is open to all PLC Sydney students in Pre-kindergarten to Year 6 and their primary aged siblings.

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EARLY BIRDS – BEFORE SCHOOL CARE

Operates in the Hamilton area from 7:30 – 8:10 am, at no charge to parents. The area is supervised by staff from 7:30am.

AFTER SCHOOL CARE

After school care operates in the Hamilton Hall auditorium, every afternoon during school term, from 3:00 to 6:00pm. 

Students enjoy a range of activities such as art, craft, games, sport and outdoor fun, as well as socialising with their peers in a relaxed and flexible environment. A nutritional afternoon tea is also provided each day.

SIGNING IN AND OUT

To ensure the children’s safety and to meet regulatory requirements, families will sign children out on collection from After School Care.

On arrival at After School Care educators will sign children into the program. Children arriving from co-curricular activities will be signed into the program by activity provider staff. Person signing in and out of the service must be 18 years and over. 

FEES

Permanent Booking: a permanent booking is for a fixed pattern of attendance each week and is repeated throughout the term. Changes to permanent bookings require 10 operational days written notice and can be made by completing the Change of Booked Days Form available from the Coordinator.

Casual Booking: this occurs when a placement is booked on the day before care is required. Notification is needed by 5:00pm to ensure that the service can maintain the necessary staffing levels to ensure the children’s safety and care and meet regulatory requirements. 

  • After School Care Permanent:$37.00 per session
  • After School Care Casual: $42.00 per session
  • Vacation Care Permanent: $60.00 
  • Vacation Care Casual: $65.00
  • An additional cost may be added for incursions / excursions during Vacation Care
  • Bond: Two weeks full fees
  • Late pick-up Fee: $20.00 for the first 10 minutes per family
    $10.00 for every 10 minutes thereafter per family
  • Preferred method of payment is Direct Debit
  • Direct Debit Dishonour Fee:$7.00 per rejection

Child Care Subsidy (CCS) is a Government payment to help eligible families who use an approved Uniting Early Learning service. CCS payments assist eligible families reduce their weekly payments and can also help make child care more affordable for families.

To find out more information about what you may be eligible for please visit: www.education.gov.au/childcarepackage

VACATION CARE

Vacation Care Operates during most PLC Sydney school holidays, from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

The program combines active games, structured and unstructured play, including art, craft, games, sport and outdoor fun that provide opportunities to play explore and create, as well as excursions.

HOW TO ENROL

enrol-icon Please contact our Service Coordinator who will provide you with an enrolment package.

enrol-icon Alternatively you can visit the UnitingCare Children’s Services website and complete the enrolment forms.  

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL. Due to the National Regulations and Laws, all forms and documents must be received by our service before a child can attend. 
ALLERGIES 

Children with allergies must provide the service the necessary medication along with their Management Action Plan prior to commencing.

CONTACT

M: 0418 460 690 (from 3:30 pm)
E: plcsydneyoshc@uniting.org
Hamilton Hall
Meta Street, Croydon