Before and after school care

Our before and after school care programs run every weekday from 6.45am to 8.45am and 3.30pm to 6.15pm during school terms (excluding public holidays) at various schools across Kingston.

  • Chelsea Primary School
  • Southmoor Primary School, Moorabbin
  • St Joseph's Primary School, Chelsea
  • St Patrick's Primary School, Mentone

Your child can attend if they are aged between four and 13 years old.

Download a copy of our Outside School Hours Programs Policy(DOCX, 6MB) for further information.


If you need assistance using XAP see our help guides.

Step 1.Create an account using Xap

Create an account

Step 2.Check your email

Keep an eye on your email for your Xap account activation email and create your password. 

Step 3.Enrol your child

Log into Xap

  • Complete an enrolment form for each child, ensuring all sections of the form are completed
  • Provide us with all relevant documentation and plans for your child
  • Set up your direct debit
  • Request your bookings

Extra-curricular activities

If you want your child to participate in extra-curricular activities (e.g. music lessons, sport lessons) during before or after school care, you will also need to complete and return the extra-curricular activities form(PDF, 394KB).

Medical forms

If your child has a diagnosed medical condition (e.g. Asthma, Anaphylaxis) you may need to submit additional documents: 

Step 4.Wait for us to contact you

Once you have submitted your enrolment form, we will process it within 5 business days and let you know if a spot is available for child on the days you have requested.

Please note, your child is unable to attend the program until we have confirmed the enrolment with you. You can speed up this process by making sure you have filled in all sections of the enrolment form and attached the necessary documentation for your child.

Step 5.Manage your bookings

Once your Xap account is active, you can download the Xap Smile app for Guardians from the App Store (for iPhones) or Google Play (for Androids).

On the app you can manage your bookings, update family information, mark your child absent, view your statement, make once-off payments and view important information.


Our program fees are outlined below:

  • Before school program $24.50
  • After school program $31
  • Curriculum Day (full day care) $80
  • After school program (if school finishes early) $45

Children must be collected from the venue by the closing time. Any late pick-ups will be charged a $32 fee per every 15 minutes (or part thereof).

Payment for our before and after school care program is made by direct debit. When you create your account through the Xap Guardian Portal you will need to provide your bank account or credit/debit card details for your direct debit payments.


Fee support

Child Care Subsidy (CCS) is available to eligible families, determine your eligibility or call Centrelink's Family Assistance Office on 13 61 50, or log into your MyGov Account.

Fee support may be available for families experiencing financial hardship. Please contact our before and after school care program coordinator on 9581 4847 to discuss your personal circumstances. 


Our Before and After School Program has lots of fun activities to keep children entertained and engaged.

Our programs run every day of the school year through the school term (excluding public holidays) in a supervised, relaxed, safe and fun environment.

Our programs provide positive activities and games, and social opportunities that children will love.

Parents who work, study or have other commitments can relax knowing their children are having fun!

Our action-packed programs include:

  • A great mix of structured activities and time to relax
  • Sports activities
  • Arts & crafts – your budding artist will love the chance to draw, paint and more
  • Cooking activities
  • Breakfast and afternoon tea is provided
  • Full supervision from our caring, fully trained staff.


Before and after school care is available at the following locations. 

Centre contact details are during before and after school program hours only.

Chelsea Primary School

0419 510 377 

Southmoor Primary School (Moorabbin)

0400 081 797

St Joseph's Catholic School (Chelsea)

0407 852 399

St Patrick's Catholic School (Mentone)

0409 377 618