During the School Holidays, Mercedes College offers a Vacation Care programme for children from Reception to Year 7.

Vacation Care

During the School Holidays, Mercedes College offers a Vacation Care programme for children from Reception to Year 7. Our activities are linked to the ‘My Time, Our Place’ Framework for School Age Care, and include a variety of fun activities at Mercedes, as well as very popular excursions, which vary across Spring, Autumn, Winter and Summer Vacation Care. Mercedes College Vacation Care is open to children not currently enrolled at Mercedes College. 

Vacation Care - September/October Bookings

Spring Vacation Care runs from Monday 27 September – Friday 8 October 2021. Booking forms are due by Monday 20 September 2021. Bookings made after this date will incur a $5 late fee.

Normal after school services will run following early dismissal at the end of term on Friday 24 September. 

Please see the booking form and schedule of activities below: 

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. 


Hours of Service

Our service operates from 7.20am – 6.00pm every day during the school holiday period (excluding public holidays) as well as on Mercedes College Pupil Free days. In summer, we close for two weeks over the Christmas and New Year period.


Fees

The cost of Vacation Care is $55 per child per day, plus any additional costs for incursions, excursions or special materials as outlined on the booking form. 


Child Care Subsidy

Mercedes College is an Approved Provider. Families who wish to claim CCS will be required to provide a Customer Reference Number (CRN) from Centrelink. For more information or to obtain a CRN number please visit – www.humanservices.gov.au


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 any further information, please contact:

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