Before and after school care

Our before and after school care program runs 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.

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

Download a copy of our Outside School Hours Programs(PDF, 4MB)  policy and procedures for further information.

Enrol

Step 1.Register an account using My Family Lounge.

Please note you must use Google Chrome web browser to use My Family Lounge.

Download My Family Lounge if you don't already have it.

Click on the register button below to begin.

Step 2.Check your email

Complete the registration steps sent to you via email. Click on the link to start your registration on My Family Lounge

Step 3.Enrol your child

Click on Start Enrolment next to your child's name:

  • ensure that all sections of the form are complete, and up to date.
  • all relevant documentation/plans are attached and in date.
  • sign and date the Placement agreement(PDF, 328KB), with the date you are completing the form
  • click on the submit button located on the left of the screen.

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

We will respond to all new enrolments and changes to bookings within five business days.

Step 5.Manage your bookings

Once you are registered, you can use My Family Lounge to:

  • create a new enrolment (permanent or casual)
  • edit your existing bookings
  • cancel a booking (a minimum of five days notice is required).

If your child is sick or not attending a booked session, mark your child absent as soon as possible on the my family lounge account.

Fees

Our program fees are outlined below:

  • Before school program $23.00
  • After school program $29.00
  • Curriculum Day (full day care) $73.00
  • After school program (if school finishes early) $42.50

Children must be collected from the venue by the closing time. Any late pick-ups will be charged a $30 fee per every 15 minutes (or part thereof).

Payment for our before and after school care program is made by direct debit. Include details in your enrolment application or download the direct debit payment form(PDF, 236KB).

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. 

Program

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.

Locations

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

Le Page Primary School (Cheltenham)

0419 308 102

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

If you prefer, you can download and complete an enrolment form(PDF, 3MB) and email to beforeandafterschoolprogram@kingston.vic.gov.au.