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Out of school hours care

YMCA will commencing on Monday 22 January 2018 to be the OSHC provider at Brighton State School.

It is with great enthusiasm that the YMCA of Brisbane provides Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) to Brighton State School. Our service offers a wide range of fun, stimulating and appropriate programs that reflect real world experiences and home settings. This helps encourage a sense of community amongst the children, facilitates leadership skill development and allows your child to practice social skills in a supported and caring environment.

YMCA OSHC activities and plans are aligned with the YMCA mission – to provide opportunities for children to grow in body, mind and spirit – underpinned by our values of Honesty, Caring, Respect and Responsibility. We blend this philosophy with the National Quality Framework ‘My Time Our Place’ and Brighton State School’s educational principles to develop appropriate, engaging and most of all FUN activities for your child whilst in our care.

YMCA Brighton OSHC will operate from 6.30am to 8.40am and 2.40pm to 6.00pm Monday to Friday.

YMCA also offers onsite Vacation Care to the Brighton community, Holiday Club will operate from 6.30am to 6.00pm during the school holidays. Detailed information about Holiday Club activities and associated procedures will be distributed to families leading up to the holiday period.

Parents/Guardians are required to complete an Enrolment and Booking Form before any child is able to attend YMCA Brighton OSHC. A meeting with the Coordinator is offered to all families upon enrolment, this is an excellent opportunity to discuss any concerns and assist in making your child's time with us enjoyable. All enrolling families will receive an Information Package that includes additional information and relevant forms.

We look forward to meeting you at the YMCA.

For more information please contact YMCA Brighton OSHC on the information below.

Phone: (07) 3354 0444

Email: abt@ymcabrisbane.org

Outside School Hours Care is currently provided by Jabiru Kids and will continue until Friday 19 January 2018. Jabiru is a not-for-profit organisation offering high quality care for children at more than 20 schools in Queensland.

Service location

The service is based in the Jabiru building near the hall at the front of the school.

Service hours

Before school care: 6.30am to 8.40am

After school care: 2.40pm to 6pm

Vacation care: 6.30am to 6pm

Enrolments and bookings

To enrol or make a booking, go to the Jabiru Kids website: www.jabiru.org.au/kids or drop in at the service to pick up the relevant forms.

Fees

Before school care: from $4.00*

After school care: from $5.80* per day

Vacation care: from $0* per day (with occasional extra costs for excursions or special activities)

*with full Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate. The government offers assistance to reduce the cost of care for families. To find out whether you are eligible for Child Care Benefit, the Child Care Rebate or other forms of support, contact the government’s Department of Human Services on 136 150 or visit their website.

You can call Jabiru on (07) 3269 0044 for a quote to find out how much you will pay after all government benefits.

What to expect

Before school care: We serve breakfast from 6.30am until 8am. Mornings are fairly relaxed, with a range of activities to choose from.

After school care: Children enjoy afternoon tea from our weekly menu. They choose from a program of activities or use a wide range of toys, games, craft materials or sports equipment. Around 5pmJabiru serves a late snack to tide children over until dinner.

Vacation care: Jabiru holidays are heaps of fun. Jabiru publishes the holiday program before each holidays so parents can avoid the vacation juggle and know their children will be well cared for.

Contact Jabiru

Jabiru Kids Brighton

Phone: (07) 3869 2422

Mobile: 0409 542 843

Email: brighton@jabiru.org.au

Jabiru administration

Phone: (07) 3269 0044

Email: office@jabiru.org.au

Fax: 1300 238 861

Website: www.jabiru.org.au/kids