Home' Publications : Early Learning Information Booklet 2019 Contents OSHC 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
- email@example.com ) 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
be recorded and assessed through written and
photographic evidence and work samples.
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.
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
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 Subsidy (CCS) may be
applied as a reduction to all Early Learning and Out of School
Hours Care fees.
Each family's eligibility and level of CCS is determined by the
To find out more or to apply for CCS online visit
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
Communication with you and your child about the learning
program will occur informally through conversation and brief
notes in the planner but primarily through The Dash. The Dash
is your lens into your child's learning community and
experiences they will share. Your child's year level page will
provide information specific to Early Learning Elphin or Early
Learning Erina. Your child's class page will provide insights in
the unique experiences and learning shared by the children in
your child's learning community.
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