Vacation Care

Friday 6 July will be the last day of Term 2 2018. Vacation Care will be operating from Monday 9 July to Monday 23 July. Term 3 begins on TUESDAY 24 July 2018.

ALL LEICHHARDT PS AND ST. FIACRE’S PS FAMILIES ARE ELIGIBLE TO REGISTER FROM TUESDAY 12 JUNE AND ALL OTHER CHILDREN (LIVING OR ATTENDING SCHOOL IN THE INNER WEST LGA) WILL BE ABLE TO REGISTER FROM MONDAY 25 JUNE.

Vacation care is available to children who live or attend school in the Inner West LGA. It operates on the Leichhardt Public School grounds from 7:30am to 6pm during School Holidays & DET Pupil free days. Fresh fruit is available for afternoon tea; Children will need to bring their own snacks, lunch & drinks.

Centre-based programs are offered Tuesday & Thursday each week. While children remain at the centre they are kept busy with a variety of activities and incursions to suit a range of interests & abilities. (Ratios: 1 carer to 15 children)

Excursion days are offered Monday, Wednesday & Friday each week and offer children the opportunity to explore Sydney’s sights, while being supervised at a higher ratio (Ratios: 1 carer to 8 children).

Please ensure you read the July 2018 Vac Care Package thoroughly before completing the July Vac Care Booking Forms. Please ensure the consent form and additional waivers are completed (if you are booking for those days). Confirmation will be emailed to confirm booked days.

Vacation Care Daily Rates
Base rate of $56 plus daily incursion/excursion cost

When Child Care Subsidy (CCS) commences on 2 July 2018, it will:

  • replace the Child Care Benefit (CCB) and Child Care Rebate (CCR) with a single, means-tested subsidy
  • be paid directly to providers to be passed on to families
  • be simpler than the current multi-payment system
  • be better targeted and provide more assistance to low and middle income families. To determine your CCS eligibility and entitlement, please check out this Child Care Subsidy Information