OSHC - After School and Vacation Care program

Welcome to McLaren Vale Primary School Outside School Hours Care.

The McLaren Vale OSHC staff would like to welcome all families & children to our service, which operates from our Activity Room, situated between the Junior Primary Building and the Madge Sexton Kindergarten.

The service is committed to providing a safe nurturing environment; where children have rich learning opportunities to learn through play, develop life skills and friendships and have fun!

Our OSHC space underwent a transformation during 2106 with a “natural theme”, and a range of new spaces for the children to utilise and explore.

Whilst attending OSHC the children have access to the computer room, library, gym, outside play either on the oval, asphalt, Adventure Playground as well as the new Nature Play space.

Homework/quiet time happens at 5:00pm and this has proven to be popular with parents.

Our afternoon tea menu fits with the Australian dietary guidelines and also Element 2.2.1 of the Framework which states, Healthy eating is promoted and food and drinks provided by the service are nutritious and appropriate for each child. We have a strict NO NUTS policy in OSHC.

Costs are:  

  • (Permanent Bookings) Before School - $14 session & After School - $24 session. This is the maximum fee as many families will receive a rebate through the Child Care Benefits Scheme.

  • (Casual Bookings) After School Care - $29.00

  • Vacation Care - $50.00 (Early Booking) & $55.00 (Late Booking)

  • Excursions - $15.00

  • Student Free Day - $55.00

  • A late fee will apply if children are collected after closing time - $1.00 per minute.

  • Some afternoons are at capacity. Please contact staff on (08) 8323 9217 for further information.


  • Before School Care: 7:10am - 8:30am

  • After School Care: 3:05pm 6:30pm

  • Vacation Care: 7:10am - 6:30pm

  • Early Finish: 2:05pm - 6:30pm

  • Student Free Day: 7:10am - 6:30pm


Natalie Wells (Director)

Aaron Overstreet (Assistant Director)

Phone: (08) 8323 9217             Email: dl.0251.oshc@schools.sa.edu.au