SCHOOL AGE CARE

Before School Care, After School Care, Vacation Care & Pupil Free days.

“Our School Age Care  services are quite simply, the best”

Live, Love, Laugh

Gullivers Little People

In way back story book time Gulliver was a hero to all the little people in the land of Lilliput. In the land of the Gold Coast Gulliver is a swimming teacher, a coach and hero to the many thousands of parents who since 1975 have brought their little people to Gullivers to learn to swim. At Gullivers though they did not just learn to swim but learned to swim better and further at a younger age than just about anywhere else in the world…or so the story goes.

Evidence of this has been seen on numerous occasions. Images of Gullivers little people performing incredible and amazing feats of swimming at a very young age has often featured on TV, both here and overseas, and has been splashed across the pages of national magazines and local newspapers.

Terry Gulliver started teaching swimming at the age of just 14 and 60 years later is still just as passionately involved, still personally overseeing the day to day operations of today’s generation of “Gullivers Little People” at Gullivers Coomera. He is head coach of the strong three tier squad training program which continues to put out champions year after year. Most are products of the Gullivers Little people program where many started as babies. Some of our pupils are now second generation. Their parents had instruction in earlier Gulliver Swim Academies at Southport and Benowa through the seventies and eighties.
GULLIVERS COOMERA….. Not just a learn to swim centre.

The family owned Gullivers Coomera has evolved into far more than just a swim centre extraordinaire. The Centre caters for all manner of activities and not just for little people either. For the past sixteen years it has become a real hub of community activity. The culmination of a lifelong dream, Gullivers Coomera has two heated pools, a gym, coffee shop and a double story multi-activity centre catering for dance, gymnastic and a unique sports active School Age Care program. Gullivers Coomera was the pilot program for the Federal Government’s now nationwide Active After School Program.
“THERE IS ONLY ONE GULLIVERS…

Having just the one Centre means we can focus all or attention, our expertise, and our lifetime of experience on just the one outlet. It’s no wonder we get better results.

Terry Gulliver

Our Program 

The Gullivers Coomera School Age Care Program provides equal opportunity for all children to develop their gross motor, cognitive, fine motor, social and emotional skills in a relaxed, safe and friendly environment. Children are given opportunities to enhance their learning through a variety of experiences including swimming lessons, dance instruction, gymnastics and outdoor sports all at no extra fee.
In our programs we encourage wellness and advocate an active and healthy lifestyle by promoting nutritional eating and physical activities.
At Gullivers Coomera our staff encourage all children to try new experiences and perform to the very best of their ability. When necessary staff will work collaboratively with families, specialists and resource agencies to provide high quality care to children with additional needs. We provide opportunity for new experiences.

At Gullivers Coomera we do not aim to be the cheapest, just the best..

Make a Booking Today

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EXCITING SCHOOL AGE CARE PROGRAM

ON THE GOLD COAST.

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Vacation Care

Our Program

The Gullivers Coomera School Age Care service aims to provide equal opportunity for all children to learn new sporting skills and enhance their social skills in a relaxed, safe and friendly environment. Staff will guide children to develop leadership skills, and good attitudes towards others by encouraging good choices and by being role models themselves.

Swimming is offered to all children with the aim of achieving at least a survival level of swimming for everyone. We encourage the more talented to continue to the highest level we provide. We have even produced State Champions from this program.

We aim to provide care for children of all backgrounds in a way that displays respect and protects them from harm. We encourage wellness and promote a healthy lifestyle. Each child is treated with dignity and we ensure privacy and confidentiality is maintained.

As the children in our program continue to evolve and change it is our intention for our program to reflect ongoing improvements to meet these needs. Our community, the families at our centre and the children who actively participate in the program are all encouraged to have input into the program on a regular basis.

All children are encouraged to perform to the best of their ability and try new experiences. When necessary staff will work collaboratively with families, specialists and resource agencies to provide high quality care to children with additional needs.

The service welcomes open discussion with everyone on the issues relevant to the service’s operation. We invite your input on our averall service.

Swimming Curriculum

The swimming program starts at 3.30pm and will conclude by 5.30pm. Unfortunately it is not possible for us to guarantee specific times for swimming lessons as part of our School Age Care program. Lessons are a maximum of 30 minutes. Classes operate within AustSwim Recommended Guidelines.

Our OSHC program mirrors the same curriculum that has made our swim school so successful. Upon arrival at the facility those children attending swimming lessons are identified, grouped and graded according to swimming abilities. Those that have not swum with us before are assessed in order to be placed in the correct group.

Our levels are as follows –

LEVEL 1 – The beginner level for those who are not very confident or competent. This level masters water familiarisation, breath control, submersions, floating and kicking.

LEVEL 2 – Floating, kicking, big arms and back float are the focus which contribute to developing basic swimming skills

LEVEL 3 – Breathing and kicking drills are taught in this level with basic survival skills and the art of breathing emphasised through a full front to back rolling movement. Basic backstroke is introduced here too.

LEVEL 4 – In Level 4, the survival breathing roll is reduced to a half roll and now incorporates the arm strokes promoting real Freestyle. Advanced backstroke too is taught.

LEVEL 5 – Focus in Level 5 is on building students to the competency where 100m of bilateral breathing and Advanced Backstroke is achieved. Butterfly is taught here also.

LEVEL 6 – Level 6 teaches all four competitive swimming strokes-high elbow Freestyle, Backstroke, Butterfly and Breast-stroke. Tumble turns and dives are mastered as pupils aim to cover distances up to 200m of Freestyle, Backstroke and Breaststroke plus some of Butterfly.

LEVEL 7 – Refines all the above and prepares swimmers for entry into Squad Training. Here all strokes are polished and perfected to prepare pupils for school carnivals and entry into the  Training Squads

Squad Training prepares swimmers for School Carnivals

Have a Question?

Get in touch with us today.

FREE SWIMMING & GYMNASTICS LESSONS

All of the sports activities included in our program are completely free. Every child has the opportunity to attend FREE Swimming Lessons daily & Gymnastics lessons on selected days.

Before School Care

During Before School Care the children are given time to settle into the morning, eat their breakfast and improve cognitive and fine motor skills through activities such as construction and arts and crafts.

FREE SWIMMING LESSONS for BSC now available:

Once breakfast is completed the children enjoy activities which increase their gross motor and social/emotional skills through participating in group games and activities.
Social skills are developed through imaginative experiences such as outside activities and sports, listening to music and creating their own dances.

Children get ready for school and are separated into their school groups. New children are assisted to their classrooms if necessary on their first day.

Should you wish we are able to provide a breakfast for just $5.50. Our menu options for the term are Cereal, Fruit toast or vegemite on toast (2 slices) with either a glass of milk or juice.

After School Care

Our after school care program starts with your child being collected from their respective school by our staff in our fleet of mini buses. The driver delivers your child to Gullivers Coomera where everyone is signed in to the program. At this point the children receive afternoon tea which comprises a selection of fresh fruit and sandwiches. During the time the other buses are arriving and children are eating their afternpoon tea the children are allowed free play time under close staff supervision. This can entail playing in the sandpit, shooting some basketball hoops, or just quietly progressing with school homework. When all the children have arrived and enjoyed some free time (usually by 4pm) the children are split into colour coded teams on the basis of their school year.
Red – Year level – Prep, 1, 2
Green – Year level – 3, 4, 5
Yellow – Year level – 6, 7, 8.
It is at this point that the children will begin to start their rotations around our activity areas each with their own goals and targets. Each area is specifically designed to improve your child’s Social Emotional, Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Self Help and Cognitive skills/abilities.

Vacation Care & Pupil Free Days

Gullivers Coomera provides Vacation Care & Pupil Free Days right through all the School Holidays. We offer a great range of daily activities including many exciting excursions. Some of our excursions are listed below:

  • Ice Skating | Inflatable World
  • Wet & Wild | Movies
  • Currumbin | Sanctuary Movie World
  • Dreamworld | BBQ’s in the Park and MUCH MUCH MORE.

We also arrange incursions at our centre in conjunction with the local Veterinary services and our local Police and Fire Services.

Our Vacation Care program is listed on our website 4 weeks prior to each school holiday with all booking forms listed for your ease of use at home.

Pupil Free Days are also part of our service and can be booked along with the Vacation Care booking.

Program Management

Lee Heppell – General Manager
Paula Graham – OSHC Administrator
Erika Fabian – OSHC Nominated Supervisor

OSHC Educators:

Janine Stevens Rick Mitchell
Aliesha Alderdice Gina Szabo
Ashliegh Ahipene Mason McFarland
Anita Powell Raina Te Tura
Jaymi Heppell Kohi Komene
Sophie Loft Jasmine Te Tura
Kerryn Gill Jolanda Snyman
Kyle Kelly-Collins Jacob Jones
Karen Sajnovic Gaby Schmahl

We are planning to take a holiday, how will this affect our OSHC booking? We understand that our families require holidays during the year. As we have to take our staffing and rosters into consideration and to ensure your enrolment is secure on your return from holidays we do require payment for days not used. Should you intend to take long term holidays you may choose to resign from the enrolment and re enrol on your return, however we cannot guarantee space to re enrol on your return.

Our child is sick do we have to pay today? As we have to take our staffing and rosters into consideration, we do require payment for sick days. If however your child’s illness is long term and care is no longer required, two weeks resignation is necessary.

How do I change days? Bookings can be exchanged by following our standard cancellation procedure. 2 weeks’ notice must be given to avoid additional costs. Please complete a booking cancellation form available from our website and email to oshcadmin@gulliverscoomera.com.au.

We can’t afford the bond at the moment; can we pay it at a later date? All families are required to pay the $100 bond prior to attending our program.

I’m behind in my fees? Should you miss a payment you will be charged a $5.50 late fee (each week), a courtesy call will be made requesting payment. Those who tend to be consistently late with fees payment will be asked to switch to Ezi Debit. Where fees are not paid and account holders have failed to comply with the previous recommendations, those children will not be collected from school and parents will be advised and are not allowed to make use of the service until account is back in credit.

We are entitled to JET, but haven’t got the confirmation letter yet? JET will only be recognised in our system once we receive confirmation from Centre link. Until then normal fees will apply and be paid in advance.

I haven’t got a CRN number yet? You are required to pay full fees, 1 week in advance until you provide us with your CRN number.

Do I need to inform you when somebody new is collecting the children? Yes!!! It’s important you inform us, photo ID is required and staff will check this to ensure your child’s safety.

Will you walk my child to their classroom? We are happy to walk Prep students to their classroom on their first day of attendance only to show them where to go. We collect all the prep children from their classrooms in the afternoon to meet at the bus.

Cancelling a pickup Due to rostering requirements, credits will be granted where 2 weeks’ notice is given. Should your child not require pick up, please complete a booking cancellation form and email to oshcadmin@gulliverscoomera.com.au.  24hours notice is appreciated. Should your child not require pick up on any given day they are enrolled, Gullivers office require a phone call no later than 1pm to take your child off the bus list for the day for not attending. Failing to inform Gullivers your child will not be attending the day will incur a $5.50 fee which will be charged to your account.

 

 

Where are the pickup locations?

Pimpama State Primary: Under the admin building while construction works are in progress.

Pimpama Primary College: Outside the Administration building under cover.

Pimpama Secondary College: – Next to the gated bus pick up zone

Coomera Springs: –  Cement seating between Admin & Library

Highland Reserve: – Kiss and Go Area

Upper Coomera State College: – Driveway behind the performing arts building

Coomera Rivers: – Through the staff car park, just inside the gate by the bike racks.

 

Things you should know

  •  If your child displays illness or head lice you will be called and required to collect them.
  • Children who require an action plan must supply with necessary paperwork and medication in order to participate in the program.
  • Please update any relevant information regarding your child or contact details.
  • Our OSHC operating hours are 6am-8am and 3pm-6:30pm. Late pickup fees apply
  • Swimming cap, towel and goggles are required for swimming lesson
  • Breakfast is provided at an additional cost, menu is available on our website
  • Please inform us if your child MUST swim during the afternoon
  • Homework time can be given if requested
  • All parents/guardians must sign out and pick up their “child collection ticket” from reception
  • All casual bookings must be paid at the time of booking
  • Fees must be paid 1 week in advance

Booking Process & Fees

We are unable to accept children unless they have prior bookings processed under our enrolment procedure.
Please ensure you complete the necessary paperwork in due time.

In order for us to process your enrolment you must complete an Enrolment Form and a Booking Form. If you complete the Booking Form before the new term starts all the sessions you have indicated will be processed as a permanent booking. These sessions will be loaded in to our booking software and at this point we will be able to give you an estimated invoice for total of the fees for your child for the term. This amount will then be broken down in to weekly totals and each week must be paid before the commencement of that week i.e. Fridays will be the last opportunity to pay for the following week’s booked attendances. Please remember that our ability to estimate your level of government subsidy is dependent on you providing us with correct and accurate information about your child.

Fees from as little as:

  • Before School Care pay as little as $5.90 per day
  • After School Care pay as little as $8.60 per day
  • Vacation Care pay as little as $12.50 per day.

*Conditions apply.

We will be able to take bookings after the new terms begin subject to availability. These bookings will be treated as casual bookings and will only be processed if your account is in credit. We will accept payment at the time of booking over the phone or in person at reception.

A $10 booking fee will be applied to your account for casual bookings with less than 24hours!

Terms and Conditions

  • Enrolment is subject to payment of a $100.00 bond fee per child. This is refunded after your final week’s fees are paid should you decide to not continue. Bond is forfeited if enrolment is not resumed within 12 months.
  • Full fees are payable until notification of your CCB % is received from Centrelink.
  • Two week’s notice of resignation or reduction in bookings is required. Two week’s notice means fees will be due in full up to and including the week after notice is given.
  • Bookings remain constant from week to week.
  • Fees are due for all regular bookings in adavance, every week even if not attended.
  • Additional casual bookings may be available subject to vacancies but should not be relied upon. Due to an increase in occupancy our ability to guarantee casual bookings is reducing.
  • There is no credit, refund or transfer of fees for days not utilised.
  • Payment is due 1 week in advance of booked attendances.
  • Fees are to be paid in weekly increments only and for the exact amount.
  • A $5.50 late fee applies per week without exception to fees not paid when due
  • For those unable to attend the centre in regular hours, fees may be paid over the phone by credit card or at the centre any time from 6:00am to 7:00pm Monday to Friday or from 7am to 12pm on weekends
  • Alternatively fees may be paid weekly in advance using the convenient EZI DEBIT system for just 88 cents a week transaction fee.
  • Those who tend to be consistently late with fees payments will be asked to switch to the Ezi Debit payment system if they wish to continue their enrolment.
  • Where fees are not paid pupils are taken off the transport lists & not collected from school & not allowed to make use of the service until entire fees are settled.

Terms and Conditions

  • Advice must be given by 2:00pm at the latest any day children are not to be collected from school. This covers all eventualities including kids home sick, school camps, holidays, swim carnivals e.t.c.. Failure to abide by this condition will jeopardise your child’s enrolment.
  • Parents must sign children out only when they actually leave the premises – not before.
  • Collection cards must be taken from the reception counter when signing children out. (1per child) and handed to the staff member that is supervising the group your child is with. If you have two children with different groups a card must be given to each respective teacher.
  • Free swimming lessons for all children are subject to them bringing goggles and cap.
    Due to varying numbers of children swimming we are unable to give an exact time for your child’s Swimming lesson. The last lesson will be completed by 5.30pm.
  • Children are to have hats for after school care – no hat no outside play.
  • Please note our hours of service –
    • Before School Care 6am to school drop off
    • After School Care school pick up to 6.30pm.
  • It is possible for us to provide limited care for your child outside these hours but only with prior management consent. If there is no agreement with management a charge of $1 per minute will be applied to your account.
  • Our program caters for Prep through to year 7. We are happy to accept children older than the standard year 7 age (13yrs) but this is only possible with prior consent from management.
  • No responsibility will be accepted for damage to personal belongings howsoever it occurred, including but not limited to laptops, clothing, mobile phones etc. There is an option for the children to sign in the valuables to our lock up cupboard. Items must also be signed out when the children have collected their items.
  • Lost property will be sorted through monthly and all clothing without a name tag will be sent either to the respective school if identifiable or to a charity shop. This will occur in the first full week of every month.
+ Our Program

Our Program

The Gullivers Coomera School Age Care service aims to provide equal opportunity for all children to learn new sporting skills and enhance their social skills in a relaxed, safe and friendly environment. Staff will guide children to develop leadership skills, and good attitudes towards others by encouraging good choices and by being role models themselves.

Swimming is offered to all children with the aim of achieving at least a survival level of swimming for everyone. We encourage the more talented to continue to the highest level we provide. We have even produced State Champions from this program.

We aim to provide care for children of all backgrounds in a way that displays respect and protects them from harm. We encourage wellness and promote a healthy lifestyle. Each child is treated with dignity and we ensure privacy and confidentiality is maintained.

As the children in our program continue to evolve and change it is our intention for our program to reflect ongoing improvements to meet these needs. Our community, the families at our centre and the children who actively participate in the program are all encouraged to have input into the program on a regular basis.

All children are encouraged to perform to the best of their ability and try new experiences. When necessary staff will work collaboratively with families, specialists and resource agencies to provide high quality care to children with additional needs.

The service welcomes open discussion with everyone on the issues relevant to the service’s operation. We invite your input on our averall service.

Swimming Curriculum

The swimming program starts at 3.30pm and will conclude by 5.30pm. Unfortunately it is not possible for us to guarantee specific times for swimming lessons as part of our School Age Care program. Lessons are a maximum of 30 minutes. Classes operate within AustSwim Recommended Guidelines.

Our OSHC program mirrors the same curriculum that has made our swim school so successful. Upon arrival at the facility those children attending swimming lessons are identified, grouped and graded according to swimming abilities. Those that have not swum with us before are assessed in order to be placed in the correct group.

Our levels are as follows –

LEVEL 1 – The beginner level for those who are not very confident or competent. This level masters water familiarisation, breath control, submersions, floating and kicking.

LEVEL 2 – Floating, kicking, big arms and back float are the focus which contribute to developing basic swimming skills

LEVEL 3 – Breathing and kicking drills are taught in this level with basic survival skills and the art of breathing emphasised through a full front to back rolling movement. Basic backstroke is introduced here too.

LEVEL 4 – In Level 4, the survival breathing roll is reduced to a half roll and now incorporates the arm strokes promoting real Freestyle. Advanced backstroke too is taught.

LEVEL 5 – Focus in Level 5 is on building students to the competency where 100m of bilateral breathing and Advanced Backstroke is achieved. Butterfly is taught here also.

LEVEL 6 – Level 6 teaches all four competitive swimming strokes-high elbow Freestyle, Backstroke, Butterfly and Breast-stroke. Tumble turns and dives are mastered as pupils aim to cover distances up to 200m of Freestyle, Backstroke and Breaststroke plus some of Butterfly.

LEVEL 7 – Refines all the above and prepares swimmers for entry into Squad Training. Here all strokes are polished and perfected to prepare pupils for school carnivals and entry into the  Training Squads

Squad Training prepares swimmers for School Carnivals

Have a Question?

Get in touch with us today.

+ School Age Care

FREE SWIMMING & GYMNASTICS LESSONS

All of the sports activities included in our program are completely free. Every child has the opportunity to attend FREE Swimming Lessons daily & Gymnastics lessons on selected days.

Before School Care

During Before School Care the children are given time to settle into the morning, eat their breakfast and improve cognitive and fine motor skills through activities such as construction and arts and crafts.

FREE SWIMMING LESSONS for BSC now available:

Once breakfast is completed the children enjoy activities which increase their gross motor and social/emotional skills through participating in group games and activities.
Social skills are developed through imaginative experiences such as outside activities and sports, listening to music and creating their own dances.

Children get ready for school and are separated into their school groups. New children are assisted to their classrooms if necessary on their first day.

Should you wish we are able to provide a breakfast for just $5.50. Our menu options for the term are Cereal, Fruit toast or vegemite on toast (2 slices) with either a glass of milk or juice.

After School Care

Our after school care program starts with your child being collected from their respective school by our staff in our fleet of mini buses. The driver delivers your child to Gullivers Coomera where everyone is signed in to the program. At this point the children receive afternoon tea which comprises a selection of fresh fruit and sandwiches. During the time the other buses are arriving and children are eating their afternpoon tea the children are allowed free play time under close staff supervision. This can entail playing in the sandpit, shooting some basketball hoops, or just quietly progressing with school homework. When all the children have arrived and enjoyed some free time (usually by 4pm) the children are split into colour coded teams on the basis of their school year.
Red – Year level – Prep, 1, 2
Green – Year level – 3, 4, 5
Yellow – Year level – 6, 7, 8.
It is at this point that the children will begin to start their rotations around our activity areas each with their own goals and targets. Each area is specifically designed to improve your child’s Social Emotional, Fine Motor, Gross Motor, Self Help and Cognitive skills/abilities.

Vacation Care & Pupil Free Days

Gullivers Coomera provides Vacation Care & Pupil Free Days right through all the School Holidays. We offer a great range of daily activities including many exciting excursions. Some of our excursions are listed below:

  • Ice Skating | Inflatable World
  • Wet & Wild | Movies
  • Currumbin | Sanctuary Movie World
  • Dreamworld | BBQ’s in the Park and MUCH MUCH MORE.

We also arrange incursions at our centre in conjunction with the local Veterinary services and our local Police and Fire Services.

Our Vacation Care program is listed on our website 4 weeks prior to each school holiday with all booking forms listed for your ease of use at home.

Pupil Free Days are also part of our service and can be booked along with the Vacation Care booking.

+ Staff

Program Management

Lee Heppell – General Manager
Paula Graham – OSHC Administrator
Erika Fabian – OSHC Nominated Supervisor

OSHC Educators:

Janine Stevens Rick Mitchell
Aliesha Alderdice Gina Szabo
Ashliegh Ahipene Mason McFarland
Anita Powell Raina Te Tura
Jaymi Heppell Kohi Komene
Sophie Loft Jasmine Te Tura
Kerryn Gill Jolanda Snyman
Kyle Kelly-Collins Jacob Jones
Karen Sajnovic Gaby Schmahl

+ FAQ

We are planning to take a holiday, how will this affect our OSHC booking? We understand that our families require holidays during the year. As we have to take our staffing and rosters into consideration and to ensure your enrolment is secure on your return from holidays we do require payment for days not used. Should you intend to take long term holidays you may choose to resign from the enrolment and re enrol on your return, however we cannot guarantee space to re enrol on your return.

Our child is sick do we have to pay today? As we have to take our staffing and rosters into consideration, we do require payment for sick days. If however your child’s illness is long term and care is no longer required, two weeks resignation is necessary.

How do I change days? Bookings can be exchanged by following our standard cancellation procedure. 2 weeks’ notice must be given to avoid additional costs. Please complete a booking cancellation form available from our website and email to oshcadmin@gulliverscoomera.com.au.

We can’t afford the bond at the moment; can we pay it at a later date? All families are required to pay the $100 bond prior to attending our program.

I’m behind in my fees? Should you miss a payment you will be charged a $5.50 late fee (each week), a courtesy call will be made requesting payment. Those who tend to be consistently late with fees payment will be asked to switch to Ezi Debit. Where fees are not paid and account holders have failed to comply with the previous recommendations, those children will not be collected from school and parents will be advised and are not allowed to make use of the service until account is back in credit.

We are entitled to JET, but haven’t got the confirmation letter yet? JET will only be recognised in our system once we receive confirmation from Centre link. Until then normal fees will apply and be paid in advance.

I haven’t got a CRN number yet? You are required to pay full fees, 1 week in advance until you provide us with your CRN number.

Do I need to inform you when somebody new is collecting the children? Yes!!! It’s important you inform us, photo ID is required and staff will check this to ensure your child’s safety.

Will you walk my child to their classroom? We are happy to walk Prep students to their classroom on their first day of attendance only to show them where to go. We collect all the prep children from their classrooms in the afternoon to meet at the bus.

Cancelling a pickup Due to rostering requirements, credits will be granted where 2 weeks’ notice is given. Should your child not require pick up, please complete a booking cancellation form and email to oshcadmin@gulliverscoomera.com.au.  24hours notice is appreciated. Should your child not require pick up on any given day they are enrolled, Gullivers office require a phone call no later than 1pm to take your child off the bus list for the day for not attending. Failing to inform Gullivers your child will not be attending the day will incur a $5.50 fee which will be charged to your account.

 

 

Where are the pickup locations?

Pimpama State Primary: Under the admin building while construction works are in progress.

Pimpama Primary College: Outside the Administration building under cover.

Pimpama Secondary College: – Next to the gated bus pick up zone

Coomera Springs: –  Cement seating between Admin & Library

Highland Reserve: – Kiss and Go Area

Upper Coomera State College: – Driveway behind the performing arts building

Coomera Rivers: – Through the staff car park, just inside the gate by the bike racks.

 

Things you should know

  •  If your child displays illness or head lice you will be called and required to collect them.
  • Children who require an action plan must supply with necessary paperwork and medication in order to participate in the program.
  • Please update any relevant information regarding your child or contact details.
  • Our OSHC operating hours are 6am-8am and 3pm-6:30pm. Late pickup fees apply
  • Swimming cap, towel and goggles are required for swimming lesson
  • Breakfast is provided at an additional cost, menu is available on our website
  • Please inform us if your child MUST swim during the afternoon
  • Homework time can be given if requested
  • All parents/guardians must sign out and pick up their “child collection ticket” from reception
  • All casual bookings must be paid at the time of booking
  • Fees must be paid 1 week in advance
+ Booking Process & Fees

Booking Process & Fees

We are unable to accept children unless they have prior bookings processed under our enrolment procedure.
Please ensure you complete the necessary paperwork in due time.

In order for us to process your enrolment you must complete an Enrolment Form and a Booking Form. If you complete the Booking Form before the new term starts all the sessions you have indicated will be processed as a permanent booking. These sessions will be loaded in to our booking software and at this point we will be able to give you an estimated invoice for total of the fees for your child for the term. This amount will then be broken down in to weekly totals and each week must be paid before the commencement of that week i.e. Fridays will be the last opportunity to pay for the following week’s booked attendances. Please remember that our ability to estimate your level of government subsidy is dependent on you providing us with correct and accurate information about your child.

Fees from as little as:

  • Before School Care pay as little as $5.90 per day
  • After School Care pay as little as $8.60 per day
  • Vacation Care pay as little as $12.50 per day.

*Conditions apply.

We will be able to take bookings after the new terms begin subject to availability. These bookings will be treated as casual bookings and will only be processed if your account is in credit. We will accept payment at the time of booking over the phone or in person at reception.

A $10 booking fee will be applied to your account for casual bookings with less than 24hours!

+ Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

  • Enrolment is subject to payment of a $100.00 bond fee per child. This is refunded after your final week’s fees are paid should you decide to not continue. Bond is forfeited if enrolment is not resumed within 12 months.
  • Full fees are payable until notification of your CCB % is received from Centrelink.
  • Two week’s notice of resignation or reduction in bookings is required. Two week’s notice means fees will be due in full up to and including the week after notice is given.
  • Bookings remain constant from week to week.
  • Fees are due for all regular bookings in adavance, every week even if not attended.
  • Additional casual bookings may be available subject to vacancies but should not be relied upon. Due to an increase in occupancy our ability to guarantee casual bookings is reducing.
  • There is no credit, refund or transfer of fees for days not utilised.
  • Payment is due 1 week in advance of booked attendances.
  • Fees are to be paid in weekly increments only and for the exact amount.
  • A $5.50 late fee applies per week without exception to fees not paid when due
  • For those unable to attend the centre in regular hours, fees may be paid over the phone by credit card or at the centre any time from 6:00am to 7:00pm Monday to Friday or from 7am to 12pm on weekends
  • Alternatively fees may be paid weekly in advance using the convenient EZI DEBIT system for just 88 cents a week transaction fee.
  • Those who tend to be consistently late with fees payments will be asked to switch to the Ezi Debit payment system if they wish to continue their enrolment.
  • Where fees are not paid pupils are taken off the transport lists & not collected from school & not allowed to make use of the service until entire fees are settled.

Terms and Conditions

  • Advice must be given by 2:00pm at the latest any day children are not to be collected from school. This covers all eventualities including kids home sick, school camps, holidays, swim carnivals e.t.c.. Failure to abide by this condition will jeopardise your child’s enrolment.
  • Parents must sign children out only when they actually leave the premises – not before.
  • Collection cards must be taken from the reception counter when signing children out. (1per child) and handed to the staff member that is supervising the group your child is with. If you have two children with different groups a card must be given to each respective teacher.
  • Free swimming lessons for all children are subject to them bringing goggles and cap.
    Due to varying numbers of children swimming we are unable to give an exact time for your child’s Swimming lesson. The last lesson will be completed by 5.30pm.
  • Children are to have hats for after school care – no hat no outside play.
  • Please note our hours of service –
    • Before School Care 6am to school drop off
    • After School Care school pick up to 6.30pm.
  • It is possible for us to provide limited care for your child outside these hours but only with prior management consent. If there is no agreement with management a charge of $1 per minute will be applied to your account.
  • Our program caters for Prep through to year 7. We are happy to accept children older than the standard year 7 age (13yrs) but this is only possible with prior consent from management.
  • No responsibility will be accepted for damage to personal belongings howsoever it occurred, including but not limited to laptops, clothing, mobile phones etc. There is an option for the children to sign in the valuables to our lock up cupboard. Items must also be signed out when the children have collected their items.
  • Lost property will be sorted through monthly and all clothing without a name tag will be sent either to the respective school if identifiable or to a charity shop. This will occur in the first full week of every month.
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