Hillsborough OOSH is an Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority accredited childcare centre.

Set in the grounds of Hillsborough Public School our centre has access to the school’s expansive playgrounds. The centre is fully airconditioned and purpose-built for OOSH students allowing for planned and organised activities no matter the weather.

We offer a comprehensive out of school hours care service for before school and after school as well as vacation care. At Hillsborough OOSH, we also provide a transport service for students attending our centre who are enrolled at the following schools:

Hillsborough OOSH Summer Vacation Care

Click the button below to download the Hillsborough OOSH Summer Vacation Care program and booking form.

Hillsborough OOSH Enrolment Information

To enrol your child in Hillsborough OOSH please read our family handbook and complete the relevant enrolment forms and return to PO Box 176, Charlestown, New South Wales 2290. Alternatively, contact us and we can post the full enrolment package to you.

Please keep in mind spaces are limited and we follow government guidelines towards priority of access:

  • Priority 1: A child at risk of serious abuse or neglect.
  • Priority 2: Sole parent or both parents working, seeking work, or studying.
  • Priority 3: Parents/Carers not working.

It is a legal requirement that Hillsborough OOSH follow this policy. Additional enrolments will be offered on a first come first served basis.


To enrol your child at Hillsborough OOSH, please return the below forms to the service.


View the Hillsborough OOSH pricing and access the pricing policy and debit success form.

Our Philosophy

View our philosophy 

Family Handbook

To download the family handbook for Hillsborough OOSH please click the link below

Medication Policy

New Medication Permission Form and Policy

Send an enquiry to Hillsborough OOSH


83 Waratah Avenue
Charlestown NSW 2290


Mobile: 0435 954 702
Phone: 02 4927 8370

Monday to Friday

Before school care:  6:30am – 9:00am
After school care:   3:00pm – 6:00pm
Vacation care:  6:30am – 6:00pm

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Hillsborough OOSH Fees

Our fees as of 1st January 2022 are as follows. The Australian Government formula for the calculation of Child Care Subsidy Scheme (CCSS – if eligible) will be applied to your fees and families pay the gap to the service.

Annual (Re) Enrolment Fee

An annual (re) enrolment fee of $40 is payable on enrolment per family. (This is not applicable to families that were enrolled before 2015)

Before School Care

Permanent booking $23.00
Casual Booking $24.50

After School Care

Permanent booking $27.50
Casual Booking $28.50

Vacation Care

(then excursion/incursion fees are added separately)
All fees are CCS applicable, except for Senior excursions as these are optional

Equipment Fee

An equipment fee of $6.00 will be charged per child per term.
(Maximum two (2) per family.

Late Fee

Staff are unable to accept children inside the service outside of the opening hours. Should children be present after the 6.00pm closing time, a late fee of $10 per 5 minutes will apply. There will be no waiver of this late fee policy. 


Children who utilise the van or car transport to and/or from school will be charged an additional fee of $1 per trip per family. Should the van be sent to a school unnecessarily for a family that are not there and have not notified, a $5 fee will be charged.