Out of School Hours Care

Contact Number: 0407 438858 or email reid.gillian.w@edumail.vic.gov.au



To enrol your child/ren into the OSHCP at Mt Martha Primary School you will need to complete 2 forms and pay your $30 annual registration fee. The 2 forms you must complete are available for downloading (see below) or hard copies can be collected from the school office. Please ensure you have completed both the






OUR STAFF: Gillian Reid (Co ordinator) & Claire Fisher (Assistant Co ordinator)


ASSISTANTS: Jane Moore, Kathy Fisher and Emma Lindenberg. Please feel free to call in to visit us in the library between 7.00am and 9.00am or 2.30. m and 6.00pm to meet our staff and other children.  Our staff are experienced and caring.  Our program has a limit of 45 children in the morning and 60 in the afternoon.




We are a fully accredited program and we aim to provide a safe, fun and caring environment for your children.  In our program your child/ren will get to choose from a wide range of activities everyday.   We provide both structured and unstructured activities.  Our activities include art and craft, cooking, painting, play dough, various indoor/outdoor games, puzzles, colouring and drawing, construction, dancing/music, computers and limited amount of video and playstation/WII.  Children are also encouraged to do homework and have plenty of quiet areas where they can relax and read after a long day at school. Outdoor play is also offered subject to the weather possibly being too cold or too hot!!




Prep Early Finish:        2.15 – 3.30 pm                       $14.00 (first 4 weeks of each school year)


Before School Care:    7.00 – 9.00 am                        $17.00


After School Care:       3.30 – 6.00 pm                       $20.00


Annual Family Registration Fee                                  $30.00


Pupil Free Days                                                      $40.00


BEFORE SCHOOL CARE: Breakfast is provided each morning with a choice of fresh fruit, muffins, crumpets, toast (we have both white and wholemeal) and a selection of healthy cereals.  Juice, water and milk are also available.  We also have special smoothie and pancake mornings!!


AFTER SCHOOL CARE:  We aim to provide a healthy and nutritious snack including fruit when they arrive at 3.30 pm.  The children sit down and have afternoon tea at tables in the library.  There is always plenty of water available at all times.  At 5.00 pm we have another light snack of fruit and then at 5.30 pm we offer rice/corn cakes.


CENTRELINK:  Most families are eligible for a CCB reduction in their fees.  Please contact Centrelink on 136150 to obtain your family and child/ren CRN numbers.  This can be claimed off each session or as a lump sum at the end of the financial year.




Child Care Rebate is also available to all families and can either be paid to the family or the service.  This can provide you with a rebate off your child care fees of up $7500.00 per child each year.


ACCOUNTS:  Are issued weekly on a Friday for the previous two weeks and can be paid weekly or fortnightly (all accounts must be settled within 14 days). 




All OSHC fees must be paid automatically by families by either providing Direct Debit Bank Account information or Credit Card details to the Coordinator of the OSHC service. This method of payment also applies to the $30 Annual Registration fee and any fees incurred through attendance at Pupil Free days.









Pupil Free Days

Places: 45        Hours: 7.00 am to 6.00pm         Fees: $40.00


Care is provided on set Pupil Free Days throughout each year.  Please see school Banksia Bulletin for information on each day.     



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Our OSHC service is guided by a number of policies that are developed in conjunction with key agencies, School Council members, OSHC staff and OSHC families. If you wish to peruse any of these policy documents please contact Gillian at the OSHC service. 



Gillian Reid


Coordinator MMPS OSHC