Outside School Hours and Vacation Care
Heights College is delighted to welcome enrolled students to our own accredited Outside School Hours Care and Vacation Care programs, incorporating Kindy through Year 6. We have outstanding inside and outdoor facilities, and hand-picked staff to provide a safe, fun and nurturing experience for our students. Casual and permanent OSHC and Vacation Care bookings are available all 50 weeks that our service is open. Conditions for bookings and cancellations are outlined in the OSHC Handbook. It’s particularly important to note booking closing dates for ‘permanent Vacation Care bookings’ - scroll down to the end of this page.
Kindergarten will continue to operate as Wrap Around Kindy Care (WAKC), now including Vacation Care, situated at the Kindergarten premises.
Prep – Year 6 will run from the OSHC building next to the Oval.
Outside School Hours Care and Wrap Around Kindy Care (during school terms only)
These services will both commence the morning of Monday 23 January 2023, with care available from 7am - 8.20am each morning and 3pm - 5.30pm in the afternoon, 5 days a week. Both services will be CLOSED on public holidays. In 2023, before school care fee is $12 per child, after school care fee is $20 per child, and does not include food.
Vacation Care (during the school holidays and Student-Free Days)
Both services, Vacation Care (Prep-Year 6) and Kindergarten Vacation Care (Kindy children only) are currently operating. The program runs from 7am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday including all Student-Free days on the Heights College calendar. Please note that both Vacation Services will close for 2 weeks over the Christmas break. The fee is $55 per day per child, and does not include food.
How to Register Students
We are now using an online Booking and Waitlist management program called QK Enrol. This program will give you access to manage your own account information, where you will have the ability to make booking requests and allow you to complete and submit an online Enrolment Form and Direct Debit request for your child. You can register within the below parent portal called 'My Family Lounge'.
Instructions for accessing 'My Family Lounge' to register, please follow the below:
- Enter in your Email Address
- Leave Password blank
- Click on Register
- Follow the steps to create a password and set up your account
Under the 'CHILD' tab click on 'Start Enrolment'. Complete the Enrolment form and Direct Debit Request Authorisation form and hit 'Submit' when finished. Please read the Terms and Conditions carefully.
How to Make Bookings
To make a Permanent Booking select 'New Request' and follow the 3 step process to finalise your booking.
To make a Casual Booking select 'New Request'. You must book by 3.30pm for morning care for the following day and by 9am for afternoon care the same day.
You also have the flexibility of booking in casual days and report absences for your child straight from your phone with just a few taps by downloading the My Family Lounge APP!
There is a one-off mandatory administration fee of $2.20 to be paid prior to your booking request being received.
For any queries please contact the office on 4923 1800.
|Permanent Vacation Care Booking Closing Date (Autumn)||Wednesday 29 March|
|Autumn Holidays||Monday 3 April||Friday 14 April|
|Permanent Vacation Care Booking Closing Date (Winter)||Wednesday 14 June|
|Student-Free days||Monday 19 June||Friday 23 June|
|Winter Holidays||Monday 26 June||Friday 7 July|
|Student-Free day||Friday 1 September|
|Permanent Vacation Care Booking Closing Date (Spring)||Wednesday 13 September|
|Spring Holidays||Monday 18 September to||Friday 29 September|
|Student-Free day||Thursday 30 November to||Friday 1 December|
|Permanent Vacation Care Booking Closing Date (Summer)||Wednesday 29 November|
|Summer Holidays||Monday 4 December to||Friday 15 December|
Vacation Care Christmas Closure:
Monday 18 December 2023. Reopening on Tuesday 02 January 2024.