Out of School Care

South Coogee Children’s Services is a not for profit Community based service located on the grounds of South Coogee Public School. We are operated by a Management Committee comprising parents representing all our services. The Committee employs a Business Manager, Michelle Hilton, to oversee the day to day running of all services. We aim to cater for the child care needs of the community by offering a variety of service types. We have a Long Day Care service, catering for 44 children each day aged 2 – 5 years. We have a Preschool service, catering for 12 children each day aged 4 – 5 years. Also we have an Out Of School Hours Care Centre (OOSH), catering for children aged 5 – 12 years. This service offers before and after school care as well as Vacation Care during school holiday periods and pupil free days. To access the latest Vacation Care program and forms please click here.

Out of School Care

South Coogee OOSH Care is a fully accredited centre. We offer a variety of programs that cater for the “whole child”. We provide healthy and nutritious meals both in the morning and afternoon which aids in fostering good eating habits from an early age.

Morning Care: 6.30am to 9.00am Monday to Friday.
Afternoon Care: 3.00pm to 6.00pm Monday to Friday.
Vacation Care: 7.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday.

Bryn Lawlor: Co-ordinator.
Kate Hall: Assistant Co-ordinator

Plus additional fantastic casual staff.


Cooking Activities

The weekly cooking experience involves the children, so in addition to learning the obvious life skills, they experience the wide variety of cultures reflected in Australia.


Outdoor Activities

The children have access to a large outdoor playing area that is used for a variety of team and individual games. The school playground and climbing equipment is also available to use on selected days.

Arts, Craft & Construction
The centre runs a daily arts/crafts program that encourages children to participate in a variety of techniques and ideas from around the world. In addition to these structured activities, children have the opportunity for self-directed , free drawing and to partake in long-term back-wall projects where they can contribute to development of the display.


  Permanent Casual Weekly
Before SchoolCare $11.00 $13.00 Not available
After SchoolCare $16.00 $18.00 Not available
Before AND AfterSchool Care $25.00 $28.00 $100.00

Late Pick-up Fees (ASC). $2.00 per minute for every minute after 6.00pm.

Fees are to be paid two weeks in advanced, on a fortnightly basis.


The centre accepts payments by-
· Direct debit: When making payments over the internet please make sure your child’s name is used as the reference so we know which family made the payment.

Bank- WESTPAC- Coogee
Name of Account- Coogee South Children’s services

BSB- 032-152
Account Number- 118 741


South Coogee OOSH Care is a Government-registered service, and Child Care Benefit is available through the Family Assistance Office to all families using the centre.
Please note that to qualify for CCB you have to be registered with Centrelink. When applying for childcare benefit please quote the following service provider codes if required:

Before School Care: 1-631-4231
After School Care: 1-631-4230

Vacation Care: 1-631-5680


South Coogee OOSH Care.
1 Tucabia Street,
South Coogee
NSW, 2034.
Phone: 9344 8463
Fax: 9315 5983
Email: sc-oosh@iinet.net.au


The following are available on the website:
Monthly Newsletter
Enrolment Form

Booking form

Vacation Care Programs.

For further information on any of our services, please feel free to contact Michelle Hilton on 02 3949 4070 or email southcoogeechildrensservices@iinet.net.au

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