Before School, After School & Vacation Care

12 Articles
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An overview of out of school hours (OOSH) and vacation care

Everything you need to know about Outside School Hours Care including how to find a service near you, costs and school holiday options.

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How to choose the right OOSH service for your child

How to choose the best Outside Schools Hours Care for your family: including what to think about and look for and choosing the best service for child.

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Child care strategies for the school holidays

Tried and tested child care strategies for working parents who only have four weeks leave a year.

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Cost effective options for after school care

Creative and cost effective strategies for families who need outside school hours care and haven’t yet got a spot in their preferred service.

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In-service activities at vacation care

For parents who can still access in-service vacation care services, they offer a great way of keeping school-aged children happy and busy over the break. This article describes 5 ways they can keep your child entertained.

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Digital devices in outside school hours care

Learn how Outside School Hours services are encouraged to use technology to enhance learning for primary school aged children and why ACECQA encourages digital experiences for children in these settings.

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What to look for in an outside school hours care service

With a shortage of outside school hours care services in some areas, learn how to choose the best outside school hours care for your child and family.

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5 vacation care strategies for working parents

Five ways to keep your child entertained over the school holidays.

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How to meet the challenges of before and after school care

We look at some ways your family can manage the before and after school care dilemma right now.

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Alternative solutions to outside school hours care

Alternative solutions to outside school hours care.

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The lowdown on before and after school care

The lowdown on before and after school care.

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Managing complaints with OOSH care

Problem solving strategies for effectively managing issues and communicating positively with your Outside School Hours Care provider.