Home' Publications : Early Learning Information Booklet 2018 Contents OS Enrolments and Bookings
An enrolment form for all OSHC programs is available from
the Junior School Office and on the Scotch Oakburn College
website and dashboard - www.soc.tas.edu.au. Please go to
‘College’ and then ‘Early Learning Centre’ to find the link.
Bookings for BSC and ASC can be casual or permanent and
can be made via the enrolment form or via the Junior School
Office on (03) 6336 3377. Please ensure that casual bookings
and changes to casual or permanent bookings are made by
12.00 noon on the day required (ASC) or by 12.00 noon of the
day prior to the booking (BSC).
Vacation Care bookings are required by the date published
on each Vacation Care booking form. These are available a
fortnight prior to the VC program via the Junior School Office
or the Scotch Oakburn College website and dashboard as
Booking forms must be completed and returned to Scotch
Oakburn College by the dates published to confirm
All bookings placed after the due date will need to be made
via email to the Vacation Care Coordinator (Jacqui De Angelis
- firstname.lastname@example.org ) who will confirm your
booking has been accepted.
ELC policies apply to all OSHC programs with the
It is advised that a raincoat, spare hat and a change of
clothes is packed in your child’s bag in case of
emergencies during all of our OSHC programs.
School uniform is to be worn to BSC and ASC.
For VC, neat casual clothing (weather appropriate) and
safe, supportive footwear, should be worn.
Afternoon tea is provided for ASC and VC. Children drink
water from their school drink bottles during OSHC
Throughout the year, additional documentation of your child’s
learning in a particular area of development will be
communicated via your child's ePortfolio on 'The Dash'.
These observations will include an analysis of learning and
forward planning for your child. They will be referenced to the
Early Years Learning framework.
You are most welcome to enquire about your child’s progress
and request a meeting with your child’s teacher to discuss
their learning at any time throughout the year.
A fee schedule for Early Learning and OSHC is available from
the College website.
Government Assistance with Fees
The Scotch Oakburn Early Learning Centre is an approved
provider and therefore the Child Care Rebate (CCR) and Child
Care Benefit (CCB) apply to all Early Learning and Out of
School Hours Care fees. You can apply for these benefits in
person or online through Centrelink.
For online applications visit
Child Care Rebate is not income tested and covers 50% of
“out-of-pocket child care costs” (i.e. fees charged less any
Child Care Benefit paid), up to a maximum amount per child,
per year. A small number of parents who do not satisfy the
straightforward criteria may not be eligible.
Child Care Benefit is income tested and the amount of
assistance will vary according to family income.
Payment of Fees
Fees are invoiced fortnightly in arrears and are payable by
direct debit only (financial institution or credit card). Fees will
be invoiced every day of your child’s enrolment, including days
on which your child does not attend due to sickness or other
reason. Cancellation policies apply to all OSHC programs.
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Assessment and Reporting
Your child’s learning and development will be continually
assessed and ongoing observations made by educators will be
documented. These provide the basis for planning the learning
program offered. Your child’s progress and development will
be recorded and assessed through written and photographic
evidence and work samples.
Communication with you and your child about their learning will
occur informally through conversation, digitally on The Dash
and in writing through notes in their planner. In addition, a
structured program of formative assessment will occur.
In Term 1, ‘Parent Student Teacher’ conferences provide the
opportunity to discuss your child’s start to the year, their current
stage of development and goals for the future.
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