Welcome toKariong Out Of School Hours Care
The Kariong Out of School Hours Care Service caters for children aged 5 – 12, providing care from 6.30am to the start of school and from the conclusion of school until 6.30pm.
We also offer Vacation Care and care for pupil free days from the hours of 6.30am until 6.30pm.
Our Out of School Hours service has achieved an overall rating of Meeting National Quality Standards (NQS).
BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL CARE SERVICES
Kariong OOSH is a not for profit Children’s service run through Kariong Neighbourhood Centre. We are open for Before School, After School and Vacation Care. We work inclusively within KNC, meaning that we can offer families greater support with the services that are available to the community through our local Neighbourhood Centre.
Before School Care operates from 6.30am to the commencement of school and fees include breakfast.
After school Care operates from 3pm – 6.30pm and fees include afternoon tea and late afternoon fruit snack.
Child Care Subsidy is available if families have registered with the Family Assistance Office.
Facilities and Organizations
What parents are saying
“The Vacation Care Team are beyond amazing! They go above and beyond, ensuring the children have the best time. We are so happy with the team at Kariong Neighbourhood Centre OOSH, it’s worth the drive up the mountain.”
The Davis Family
“Kariong OOSH has provided exemplary care to my daughter for almost 3 years. The staff are attentive and responsive to all aspects of her wellbeing and happiness. I recommend Kariong OOSH to anyone that is looking for a caring and inclusive OOSH Service.”
“I had my son in other facilities and picked him up numerous times only to find him sitting in a corner all by himself, not at Kariong, he runs to the door smiles all round EVERY visit. Great staff and great notifications of how my boy was spending his day.”
“We moved to NSW a year ago and have been with Kariong OOSH since we moved here. My kids have made valuable friendships with the other lovely kids and built amazing relationships with the carers.”
“This Centre has a good sense of community which is important to me and I find all the staff to be friendly and supportive of the needs of my children whenever they are in their care.”
“The girls at Kariong OOSH always provide such high quality care. Thank you Jacqui and your team, for making after school care fun and enjoyable.”
The Harrison Family
“Kariong OOSH is an amazing place for the kids to learn and have fun during outside school hours. Their service promotes exceptional care and carries out continuous improvement.”
“Kariong OOSH are an extension of our family. They are there for my children no matter what, always prepared to go above and beyond their duties while supporting my own home values.”
“The educators are caring, friendly and show a genuine interest in the children – it is obvious they all love being a part of the Kariong community.”
Tracy (mum of Jacob 9 and Evie 6)
“Friendly, professional, approachable educators. We truly value Kariong Out of School Care at Kariong Neighbourhood Centre.”
NATIONAL QUALITY STANDARD
Our service has achieved an overall rating of meeting
National Quality Standards (NQS).
Educational Program and Practice
Children’s Health and Safety
Physical environment is safe, suitable and provides a rich and diverse range of experiences that promote children’s learning and development.
Qualified and experienced educators, who develop warm, respectful relationships with children, create predictable environments and encourage children’s active engagement in the learning program.
Relationships with children
Relationships with children are responsive, respectful and promote children’s sense of security and belonging.
Collaborative partnerships with families and communities
Collaborative relationships with families are fundamental to achieving quality outcomes for children, and community partnerships based on active communication, consultation and collaboration are essential.
Governance and Leadership
Effective leadership and governance of the service contributes to quality environments for children’s learning and development. Effective leaders establish shared values for the service and set clear direction for the service’s continuous improvement.
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Get In Touch
Location: 10 Langford Drive, Kariong, NSW 2250
Telephone: (02) 4340 4561
Service Days: Mondays – Fridays
Office Hours: 9.30am – 1.30pm
Before School Care Hours: 6.30am – 9am
After School Care Hours: 2.30pm – 6.30pm
Vacation Care Hours: 6.30am – 6.30pm