Hillarys Out of School Care
Every child deserves quality education and care in a safe and enjoyable environment.
Our aim is to achieve excellence in education and care for the children at our centre. We offer quality before and after school care, as well as vacation care.
The schools that HOOSCI services in the community are:
- St Marks
- Bambara Primary School
- Springfield Primary School
- South Padbury Primary School
- Mullaloo Beach Primary School
- Hillarys Community Kindy
- Padbury Community Kindy
Before School Care
Our before school care runs out of Whitford's Family Centre and Bambara Primary School.
Breakfast is offered to all children, before 8am.
Flexible and relaxed atmospheres to help children prepare their minds and bodies for their school day.
Indoor and outdoor activities are available ,dependent on the interests of the children and how they like to approach their mornings before heading to a big day at school.
After School Care
Also running out of both locations, our after school care provides stimulating and challenging programmes, while catering to individual needs. Our kids are motivated through play and discovery, while we focus on providing support and development of good self-esteem.
A nutritious afternoon tea is provided to re-energise the children after their long day at school.
We offer exciting and fun Vacation Care programs out of Bambara Primary School during school holidays. Our Supervisors work with their team of Educators to design a program to include activities children choose to participate in… helping to build their independence, social skills and to encourage their individual personalities to flourish.
My Time, Our Place Framework for School Age Care
MTOP Framework aims to extend and enrich each child's development and well-being in school age care settings.
At HOOSCI, our team of educators ensure that your child will receive quality programs and to provide them with a place to relax, make friends, engage in personal growth and develop life long skills.
Strong sense of identity
As children are developing their sense of identity, they explore different aspects of it (physical, social, emotional, spiritual, cognitive). The HOOSCI team encourage all children through their play and relationships.
Connections with their world
When children participate collaboratively in everyday routines, events and experiences and have opportunities to contribute to decisions, they learn to live interdependently.
Children’s connect in different ways of belonging with people, country and communities, helping them to learn ways of being, which reflect the values, traditions and practices of their families and communities.
Strong sense of well-being
Wellbeing includes good physical health, feelings of happiness, satisfaction and successful social functioning. It influences the way children interact in their environments. A strong sense of wellbeing provides children with confidence and optimism, which maximises their learning potential. At HOOSCI, educators encourages the development of children’s innate exploratory drive, a sense of agency and a desire to interact with responsiveness to others.
Confident involved learner
In a supportive active learning environment at HOOSCI, children who are confident and involved learners are increasingly able to take responsibility for their own learning, personal regulation and contribution to the social environment.
Literacy and numeracy capabilities are important aspects of communication and are vital for successful learning across the curriculum.
Children are social beings who are intrinsically motivated to exchange ideas, thoughts, questions and feelings.
Bambara Primary School
Before School Care - Mon-Fri
6.30am - 8.45am
After School Care Mon - Fri
2:30pm - 6:00pm
Early Close Wed - 11.45am-6pm
Promoting good nutrition, healthy food habits and attitudes with all children at HOOSCI is an essential part of our daily educational programs and practice.
Meals at HOOSCI are prepared fresh daily according to the weekly menu. This menu is on display for all families.
We have both a summer menu and winter menu which incorporates an abundance of seasonal fresh produce. Our menus operate on a 4 week rotation allowing the children to make choices in what they would prefer on the following week plan.
HOOSCI aims to support and cater for children with food allergies, dietary needs or restrictions as well as providing for specific cultural and religious practices.
We’ve been supported by HOOSCI for a number of years - the team are actively engaged with the children, are friendly and approachable and promote a program that is guided by the children. There is minimal staff turn over which enables our children to feel safe and secure and the children take an active role in setting up and preparing their nutritious afternoon tea. Highly recommended