SMOOSH

Out of School Hours Care (SMOOSH)

Director & Nominated Supervisor: Ms Molly Uelese

Educational Leader: Scarlet Day

Vacation Coordinator: Qin Bao

Telephone: 02 6258 1014

Email: smoosh.stmonicas@cg.catholic.edu.au           Finance: asmoosh.stmonicas@cg.catholic.edu.au 

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St Monica’s Primary School is responsible for the coordination and management of the St Monica's Out of School Hours Care (SMOOSH Care). This facility, operating in the new school hall, offers Before School Care, After School Care and Vacation Care to the parents and friends of St Monica's Primary School.

St Monica's SMOOSH Care is committed to providing a fun, safe, warm, positive and stimulating environment for all those involved with the Centre. The children have the opportunity to interact with children of different ages and be cared for in a home like environment, extending and enhancing their home experiences. The centre aims to create a flexible environment where the children are afforded the opportunity to make their own choices with confidence and self-esteem within their own abilities.

Activities provided for children cater to varying interests and abilities. Each child and his/her family will be valued and respected regardless of the cultural background, gender and beliefs. We believe that every child is an individual, and contributes uniquely to the positive nature of the Centre. St Monica's SMOOSH Care aims to provide an environment that wi11 encourage positive relationships between children, staff, parents, guardians, school staff and the broader community.

At St Monica's SMOOSH Care, we recognise that every child has specific developmental needs that require attention. We especially focus on the development of the physical, emotional, intellectual, creative, recreational and social elements which allow the child to operate with confidence and contribute ably with peers, family and the community.

The staff members at SMOOSH Care give priority to being part of a team whereby quality care, professionalism and ongoing support for both staff member and child is a priority. The staff team work cohesively together and in support of each other to fulfil a variety of tasks, working towards common goals, and focusing on the Centre's philosophy.

Eligibility

Children eligible to attend school age care services are those enrolled and attending St Monica’s Primary School.

Hours of operation

7.30am – 8.45am (Before school care)
3.10pm – 6.00pm (After school care)
8.00am – 6.00pm (Vacation care)

SMOOSH 2019 Fees

Session of Care

Permanent

Casual

Before School Care BSC

$16.00

$18.00

After School Care ASC

$28.00

$30.00

Vacation Care VAC

$65.00 + incursion or excursion surcharges

Late Collection Fee

$20.00 per every 10 minutes per a child.

Cancellation or Amending a booking

You are required to complete an Amendment\Cancellation of Care form and give 2 weeks’ notice to cancel a booking

Casual booking \cancellation

Only require 24hour notice to cancel a casual booking and to request a casual booking you need to email it in writing.

Payment of Fees

Fees may be paid by Direct Debit, Qkr! or Internet payment

Direct Debit: Form available from SMOOSH Care

Internet Bank Transfer:
BSB: 062-786
Account Number: 12335
Account Name: SMOOSH
Reference: Family name

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