Valley Kids

Before & After School Care

Information

The before and after school care programme is OSCAR approved and available to current and former pupils of the school and children of the school staff. The current supervisor is staff member Shelley Kennedy.

Location

The programme is located in room C1 of the College Block.

Before School Care

8.00-8.30am

$4 per session/$15 per week*

*Fees are tax deductible.

After School Care

3.00-5.15pm

$14 per session per child*

Afternoon tea is provided.

WINZ subsidies are available

Parents/caregivers may qualify for an OSCAR subsidy which is a payment to help families with the cost.

More information regarding the OSCAR subsidy can be found on the Work and Income website.

Absences

Once your child’s name is on the roll, they are expected to attend the programme unless the school has been notified by a parent or caregiver.

Please notify us of an absence before 1pm via the following:

  • phone the school office 03 473 8246
  • phone or text the programme supervisor 027 787 2931
  • email the programme supervisor

Due to child/staff ratio there may be a charge if your child does not attend and is on the roll.

Enrolment

Enrolment into the before and/or after school care programme is finalised on completion of the enrolment form.

These are available at the school office. Alternatively, you can download an enrolment form below.

Please inform staff of any relevant changes to your enrolment details. It is important we have up-to-date information.

Collecting your Child

If a person arrives to collect your child whose name is not on your enrolment form, then we are obliged to keep your child in our care until you have been contacted for consent. Please remember that the programme closes at 5:30pm.

Signing In and Out

Each day when you collect your child, it is essential that you sign your child out on the daily roll sheet. The programme supervisor will show you where this is. We need to know that your child has gone home safely.

Policies & Procedures

See the programme supervisor if you wish to view our management plan. It contains policies and procedures on health and safety, making complaints, employment practices, etc.

Fees

Parents/caregivers will be invoiced every three weeks. Please make payment within 14 days of invoice.

Fees can be paid in the following ways:

  • by cash at the school office or to the programme supervisor;
  • by EFTPOS at the school office;
  • by internet banking to account 03 1726 0055515 00.

Staff

Shelley Kennedy

Before and After School Care Supervisor

Cherry Toeke

Donna-Marie Darling

Jessica Sparkes

Emily Peterson

Te Awa Crossman-Nixon