Out of School Hours Care

Inner West Council's out of school hours care services provide a safe, supervised and fun place for your child. Our programs provide a wide range of supervised creative, recreational and play activities that assist in the social, emotional, creative and physical development of your child. Below is a listing of Council-operated out of school hours care (OSHC) services.

Waitlist applications

Please contact OSHC Administration at OSHCenquiries@innerwest.nsw.gov.au to make an application.

Fees

Enrolment Fee: $64 per child

Before School Care Daily Fees

Permanent Booking $21
Casual Booking $22

After School Care Daily Fees

Permanent Booking $29
Casual Booking $30

Ferncourt OSHC

Ferncourt OSHC offers a program that facilitates the development of children’s living and social skills with the aim of creating resilient citizens that make positive contributions to their community.

We are committed to:

  • The provision of a program and environment that supports the development of life skills and social skills
  • A program where children and educators appreciate the natural environment and practise sustainability
  • Supporting children to develop a life long love of learning, experimentation and exploration
  • Providing a child led program where educators offer different experiences and activities that are developmentally appropriate, engaging, safe and fun
  • Collaborating with parents and carers to provide appropriate, individualised care
  • Helping children feel a sense of belonging to their local community
  • Valuing each educator's individual strengths and supporting each other in the work environment

Contact

Ferncourt OSHC
Located on the grounds of Ferncourt Public School
Premier Street, Marrickville

OSHCenquiries@innerwest.nsw.gov.au
9392 5602 (centre)
9335 2008 (admin - fees, waitlist, enrolment enquiries)

Hours

Morning care: 7am to 9am
After care: 3pm to 6pm

Ages

5 to 12 year olds – children attending kindergarten to year 6 attending Ferncourt Public School

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Marrickville West OSHC

Marrickville West OSHC offers a program in partnership with families and the community that promotes independence and confidence in our children.

We are committed to:

  • Providing a program that is inclusive, safe and fun
  • Providing a wide range of experiences that children can engage in, whilst being supported by their educators
  • Ensuring the environment is friendly, relaxing, caring and warm where children feel a sense of belonging and are able to express themselves
  • Implementing a sustainable program that promotes an awareness and respect for our internal and external environments
  • Ongoing relationships between staff and parents to meet the needs of each child
  • Providing children the opportunities to learn and develop meaningful and life long relationships that include happy memories of their time at OSHC
  • Providing ongoing professional development for all educators working at the centre

Contact

Marrickville West OSHC Service
Located on the grounds of Marrickville West Public School
Beauchamp Street, Marrickville

OSHCenquiries@innerwest.nsw.gov.au
9392 5603 (centre)
9335 2008 (admin - fees, waitlist, enrolment enquiries)

Hours

Morning care: 7am to 9am
After care: 3pm to 6pm

Ages

5 to 12 year olds – children attending kindergarten to year 6 attending Marrickville West Public School

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Page last updated: 05 Aug 2022