Childcare Subsidy
Did you know our Holiday Program including excursions and incursions are eligible for a government subsidy? Visit our CCS page for more info.

Holiday HQ

Coming back soon in Autumn 2024!

We've got fun down to a fine art.

Stuck with ideas on how to entertain your children these School Holidays?

Our school holiday programs are unique to each school and offer a range of club-based days, incursions and excursions, so check out your nearest location for the options available.
Your children do not have to attend the school where the Holiday Program is based in order to come along and join in the fun.

*Please check with your OSHC service for more information regarding age.

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    Running every school holiday

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    A wide and inclusive range of activities for children aged 4–12 years*

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    Seasonal special events, incursions and excursions

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    Expert educators with skills in sports education, STEM, and the arts

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    Introduction to new and exciting experiences each day

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    The perfect, safe environment to build social skills and make new friends

Theme-based

Theme-based days are seasonal and change from term to term. Educators provide an array of themed activities within the service.


These range from physical and craft activities to science experiments and cooking experiences.

Incursions

Incursion days are also within the service, but special guests join the service and provide an immersive experience for the kids to enjoy.

Some favourite incursions have included Coles Healthy Kicks, Silent Disco Parties, Cultural and Dance Workshops, and Circus Skills among many others.

Excursions

For our Excursion days, kids and Educators venture out of the school and to a variety of different venues. Kids love these exciting journeys and excursions offer epic activities like:

rock climbing

cinema sessions

fishing adventures

gymnastics centres

science and ninja parks

zoos

and many other places!

How to Enrol

Find out more about how to enrol your child at our Outside School Hours Care morning and afternoon programs. Enrolment is easy and free.

Creating Environments Where Playfulness Can Thrive

At Helping Hands Network, we focus on Creating Environments Where Playfulness Can Thrive with parents and school communities by supporting children to learn through play in fun, learning environments.We focus on fostering safe, caring and stimulating environments that allow children to relax, grow and thrive. Helping Hands Network provides fun, engaging and high-quality Outside School Hours Care Programs to thousands of happy children every day and Holiday Programs available at many of our services during the school holidays.

Outside School Hours Care FAQs

  • Helping Hands Network team members are qualified as per National Quality Framework and Legislated Regulations and have demonstrated experience in working at OSHC services.

    These qualifications are commonly:

    • Diploma of Children Services (OSHC)

    • Certificate III or IV in Children Services

    • Diploma or bachelor’s degree in Teaching for Primary School Aged children

    • And so many more.

    All team members employed by Helping Hands Network must provide the appropriate security checks before they are accepted.

    On employment, all team members must provide a copy of a valid Working with Children Check (WWCC), which we verify through the Department of Justice website.

    Educators must also complete their qualifications in First Aid, Anaphylaxis, Asthma, CPR and Child Protection Training before working within our services.

    We also provide opportunities for our team to improve on their skills and progress within the company with an internal LMS and external training based off the requirements of the community.

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