At OSHC, students participate in organised activities or occupy themselves under the supervision of qualified child care workers.

Out of School Hours Care (OSHC)

Mercedes College offers an Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) service which provides care for children before and after school and during the school holidays.

The Programmes offered by OSHC support the learning provided by the College and are approved by the Assistant Principal and Head of the Junior School.

Younger children are kept occupied with organised activities and supervised play. Homework facilities are available for older children.


Hours of Operation

Before School Care
7.20am - 8.20am (every school day)

After School Care
3.30pm - 6.00pm (every school day)

Vacation Care
7.20am - 6.00pm


Winter Vacation Care - Bookings 

Winter Vacation Care will run from Thursday 1 July to Friday 16 July 2021. 

The due date for completed booking forms is Monday 21 June. Some days are capped at 30, so we appreciate your prompt return of all forms. Bookings made after this date will incur a $5 late booking fee.

Please return all completed booking forms to Debbie Goss at OSHC, or via email to oshc@mercedes.catholic.edu.au. They can also be returned to Strathspey Reception. 


Fees

Please view the Fee Schedule.


Enrolment Forms

Please note we require Student Information and Health/Medical details to be filled out for each individual child. General Consents, Direct Debit Authorisations and session booking forms need only be filled out once per family. It is the obligation of parents/guardians to notify the Director of any changes as soon as possible.

Families will be notified should there be any further amendments to the Enrolment Form. Parents/caregivers are required to fill out this form and return it as soon as possible. It may be emailed to the Director or alternatively, it can be handed directly to an OSHC Educator when picking up or dropping off children. Once enrolled, only new families to the Service will be required to fill out the Enrolment Form, providing there are no changes to your details already supplied.

Please download, complete and return the Enrolment Form if you are a new family to the College of if any of your details have changed: Enrolment Form.

Please view and complete the following: Student Acceptable Use Agreement


Change of Personal Details

If your details have changed, please complete the following Change of Personal Details Form.


Exceeding National Quality Standards

Mercedes College has been assessed against the National Quality Standard for Early Childhood Education and Care and School Age Care and was awarded a rating of 'Exceeding National Quality Standards'.


For further information regarding Out of School Hours Care or Vacation Care, please contact

Debbie Goss
Out of Hours School Care Coordinator
P: 8372 3248
E: dgoss@mercedes.catholic.edu.au