Programs

Mission Statement

The goal of Holy Family, Merewether Heights and Mount Hutton OOSH & Vacation care is to provide the highest quality of care for school age children. We strive to provide a happy, safe and relaxed environment for your children, with our friendly and caring staff our centre will be nurturing, home-like feel for children aged 4 to 12 years.

Holy Family, Merewether Heights and Mount Hutton OOSH & Vacation care understands that each child has their own unique talents, learning style and personalities, our highly qualified staff are committed to working within each child's comfort zone to ensure optimal social, emotional, physical and physiological needs are met. The activities that we provide are stimulating, engaging and fun while maintaining the need to children to learn.

Our service is kept to the national standard for teacher/student ratio.

Fast Facts

  • Our centres are open 50 weeks of the year
  • We are closed over the Christmas/New Year period for 2 weeks
  • We provide nutritious snacks to promote healthy eating habits
  • We provide breakfast and afternoon tea
  • We are a sun-smart OOSH and all children must wear a hat during outside activities
  • We have a NO NUTS and NO NUT PRODUCT policy at our OOSH and Vacation Care
  • We provide safe and reliable transportation to and from school
  • Our child care educators are trained in First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis, as well as Child Protection
  • Our fees do not include your Child Care Benefit (CCB) or Child Care Rebate (CCR) deductions

Before School Care

Merewether Heights

7am to 9am Monday to Friday

6.30am available by booking in advance

We provide high quality care for families and children of Merewether and the surrounding suburbs.

Merewether Heights OOSH & Vacation Care provides excellent holiday and vacation child care at a competitive price, with our programs we strive to provide our children with a fun and stimulating day while in our care.

Mount Hutton

7am to 9am Monday to Friday

We have our own transport vehicles that transport all our children between schools.

We provide Before School Care to Mount Hutton Public School, Warners Bay Public School, St Mary's Primary School in Warners Bay, Eleebana Public School, Belmont Christian College and Floraville Public School.

After School Care

Merewether Heights

2.30pm to 6pm

Note: If your child is transported in our OOSH vehicles to and from their school to our OOSH service, there is an additional 50c transport fee built into their fees.

Mount Hutton

2.30pm to 6pm

We provide After School Care To Mount Hutton Public School, Eleebana Public School, Floraville Public School and Warners Bay Public School.

Vacation Care

We provide an affordable Newcastle vacation care service for children in the area.

What To Bring Each Day

  • A bag or back pack large enough hold your child's belongings
  • Wear seasonly approproate clothing to each vacation care
  • Wide brimmed sunhat or sun safe hat.
  • Two spare changes of clothes for accidents and for changes in weather (including socks) for children 6 years and under.
  • One lunch box that your child can easily open for lunch with a healthy morning tea and lunch.
  • One labelled drink bottle of water that your child can easily open.
  • Everybody is welcome to bring scooters, bikes & skateboards with helmets, and electronic devices for use throughout the day. Please note: electronic devices are permitted at certain times of the day only.
  • PLEASE LABEL ALL YOUR BELONGINGS

Summer vacation care program example

Winter vacation care program example

Merewether Heights Public School Off Scenic Drive , Merewether Heights , NSW 2291

Mt Hutton Public School 12 Dunkley Parade , Mt Hutton , NSW 2290

Holy Family Primary School 19 Janet Street , Merewether , NSW 2291

Quality Childcare for
School Age Children

Holy Family, Merewether Heights and Mount Hutton OOSH and Vacation Care offer affordable before and after school care services for school-aged children in Newcastle. We also offer fun, stimulating Vacation Care services which are fully supervised and competitively priced. Our services cater to children aged between 4-12 years of age.

Mt Hutton OOSH

0431 411 758
02 4948 0276
Mt Hutton Public School
12 Dunkley Parade
Mt Hutton NSW 2290
mthutton@ooshnewcastle.com.au

Merewether Heights OOSH

0412 787 605
02 4963 5654
Merewether Heights Public School
Off Scenic Drive
Merewether Heights NSW 2291
mhts@ooshnewcastle.com.au

Glendale East OOSH

0431 860 342
geast@ooshnewcastle.com.au

Holy Family Merewether Beach OOSH

0423 638 232
Holy Family Primary School
19 Janet Street Merewether NSW 2291
holyfamily@ooshnewcastle.com.au