Primary school holiday program

Children on playgroundCouncil operates a school holiday program for primary school children aged between 5 and 12 years old whose parents live, work or study in Moreland.

The program offers a variety of in-house activities, including games, crafts and sports, as well as excursions.

Council's primary school holiday program operates under the Commonwealth Government's Child Care Benefit Scheme.

It follows the staffing qualifications, ratios, and building requirements of the National Quality Framework for Outside School Hours Services and My Time Our Place.

Primary School Holiday Program April 2017

The April 2017 primary school holiday program will operate from our three venues from Monday 3 April to Thursday 13 April 2017.

Our three venues are:

  • Brunswick South West Primary School
  • Coburg North Primary School, and
  • Brunswick East Primary School

Children with additional needs

If your child has additional needs, phone the Team Leader - School Holiday Program on 9240 1227 at least 6 weeks before the program starts to discuss your child's needs and your care requirements.

When and how to enrol

Enrolments  for the April 2017 School Holiday Program will open Monday 20 February and close 5 pm Friday 3 March 2017.

Existing families 

Please do not create a new account as multiple accounts may affect your account balance. If you have used the School Holiday Program before go to QK Enrol . If you have forgotten your password, go to QK Enrol  and use your listed email address, choose forgotten password this will send you a new one. Please ensure your enrolment form has been completed and/or has all current information before you choose your casual dates.

New families

You need to register first before you can use the primary school holiday program online booking system.

Once you are registered, sign in to provide enrolment details and submit your booking request.

We have developed step-by-step instructions for online bookings (DOC 1024Kb) to help you through the enrolment and booking process.

Please note: until you receive a booking confirmation from Council, your booking request is tentative.

Enquiries email Primary School Holiday Program enrolments or phone 9240 2427 or 9240 2360.

Alternatively you can download and complete the Primary School Holiday Program April 2017 brochure and enrolment form (DOC 4Mb).

Copies of the brochure and enrolment form are also available at local primary schools and at a Council Customer Service Centre.

The enrolment form includes a parent/guardian information form that needs to be completed every January by all families, if you are enrolling for the first time, if your circumstances have changed, or if you have not used the program during the last 12 months.

If your child has any medical conditions, allergies (PDF 260Kb), anaphylaxis (PDF 294Kb) or asthma (PDF 150Kb), an action plan must be completed and submitted with your enrolment form. 

Submit your completed enrolment form:

Processing and confirmation of enrolment

Enrolment forms received between Monday 20 February and Friday 3 March 2017 will be processed in accordance with the Australian Department of Education Priority of Access guidelines.

Your requested booking dates are not guaranteed as there are limited places at each session and venue.

Families using the program for the first time

If your child is absent on your first booked day, you are not eligible for CCB and full fees will apply on all absences until the first day of the child's attendance.

Families using the program for the last time and not returning

CCB will apply up to the last day of attendance. If your child is absent up to and including the last day of your booking, you are not eligible for CCB and full fees will apply for these absences.

An invoice confirming your enrolment in the primary school program will be posted/emailed on Thursday 9 March 2017.

We try to notify all families placing an enrolment. 

If you do not receive notification by Wednesday 15 March 2017 please call the School Holiday Program Officer on 9240 2427 or 9240 2360 or email Primary School Holiday Program enrolments. Otherwise you will be liable for all days booked. 

Payment

Payment of your invoice is due by Friday 17 March 2017.

How to pay

  • Pay online through Council's website
  • Use BPAY with the biller code 938944
  • Make a cheque or money order payable to Moreland City Council and post to Primary School Holiday Program, Moreland City Council, Locked Bag 10, Moreland 3058, or
  • Pay in person at a Council Customer Service Centre.

Cancellations

Cancellations in writing are due by Friday 17 March 2017

Cancellations received after Friday 17 March 2017 will require full payment of fees whether your child attends or not.

Late enrolments

Late enrolments will be considered and places allocated where vacancies exist.

A waiting list also applies and applicants will be notified when and if a vacancy becomes available.

Further information

For more information please read the School Holiday Program Policy and Procedure Manual (DOC 1018Kb) or to provide feedback, contact 9240 1227 or email Primary School Holiday Program enquiries.