Warners Bay

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

Warners Bay OOSH runs from Warners Bay Public School and overlooks the beautiful Lake Macquarie. The OOSH has a dedicated OOSH room as well as some shared classroom spaces. There are large outdoor spaces, including an expansive open field and undercover COLA. Our service exist to serve the thriving community of young people in families. We acknowledge the traditional lands of the Awabakal people and the traditional owners past, present and future.

Each day play based experiences are provided to engage, enhance and extend children’s interests and skill set. We believe in the diversity and strengths of each child whereby creating an environment where strong identities can develop and an environment of safety and well-being.

Warners Bay OOSH Autumn 2021 Vacation Care

Click the button below to download the Warners Bay OOSH Autumn 2021 Vacation Care program and booking form.

Warners Bay OOSH Enrolment Information

To enrol your child in Warners Bay OOSH please find all the information including enrolment forms, pricing, parent handbook and our policies below.

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 Warners Bay OOSH follow this policy. Additional enrolments will be offered on a first come first served basis.

Enrolment & Bookings

At Warners Bay we use the Xplor Home App. Click below to access the online enrolment form.

Returning Children

Available from Oct 2021

Pricing

View the Warners Bay OOSH pricing and access the pricing policy and debit success form.

Our Philosophy

View our philosophy 

Parent Handbook

To download the parent handbook for Warners Bay OOSH please click the link below

Medication Policy

New Medication Permission Form and Policy

Providing a Child Safe Environment

Providing a Child Safe Environment Policy

Delivery and Collection of Children

Delivery and Collection of Children Policy

Send an enquiry to Warners Bay OOSH

Address

88 Mills Street
Warners Bay NSW 2282

Phone

Mobile: 0408 661 327

Monday to Friday

Before school care:  6:30am – 8:40am
After school care:   2:55pm – 6:00pm
Vacation care:  6:30am – 6:00pm

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Warners Bay OOSH Enrolment

At Warners Bay OOSH, we use Xplor software for enrolment, attendances and Child Care Subsidy. 

When enrolment is confirmed, families will be asked to log into Xplor and create a user name and password. Once this is completed your can download the Xplor app and use it to sign in and out of the Centre. It also shows your statement and other useful information.

Xplor Home App

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Warners Bay OOSH Fees

Our fees as at 12th October 2020 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.

The Service has the Debit Success system so a form will need to be signed upon starting. As per terms and conditions, fees are to be paid 2 weeks in advance. Please note that your entitlement to CCSS will not commence until you have completed your form online and approved Warners Bay OOSH as your service through your mygov app. Your OOSH fees will be charged from the first day your child’s school commences (that you’re booked in to OOSH).

Before School Care

Permanent booking $18.50
Casual Booking $20.50

After School Care

Permanent booking $21.50
Casual Booking $23.50

Vacation Care & Pupil Free Day

Minimum $50 (additional charges for Incursion and Excursions apply

Annual (Re) Enrolment Fee

An annual (re) enrolment fee of $30 is payable on enrolment per family. (This is not applicable to families that were enrolled before 2015)

Equipment Fee

An equipment fee of $5.50 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.