PCYC Gold Coast – Burleigh Heads School Hours Care aims to provide a quality childcare service for the
students of Burleigh Heads State School and their families.
Our staff will encourage
different kinds of play enabling children to acquire a range of skills needed
for learning, healthy growth and social development. Our service will encourage
the principles of good citizenship.
We believe that:
- the primary focus of SAC
must be the individual child in their middle childhood years
- parents are the most
important people in a child’s life
- children learn through play
- children need to feel safe
and secure in the child care environment
- the effective childcare
worker focuses on thinking, processes, and has understanding of the children’s
At PCYC Gold Coast-Burleigh Heads SAC we will
environment for the children to enhance their creative and social skills by
socializing with their peers.
- A safe
and developmentally appropriate program for school age children
- At Before School Care a nutritional
breakfast, ½ hour of physical activity and planned craft activities.
- At After School Care a nutritional
afternoon tea, a minimum of 1 hour of physical activity, planned sporting and
art and craft activities.
- A Vacation Care Program which contains
physical games planned sporting activities, art and craft activities,
interesting incursions and excursions and a snack at afternoon tea.
whose main focus is to treat children as an individual with individual needs
child will have freedom of choice in their play.
vigorous play that will enhance the child’s motor skills
for children to pursue quiet activities.
Parents will be sent a weekly invoice via email and
the parent’s payment will be processed through Idebit weekly. Payment plans can be arranged if necessary.
Failure to comply with this policy may result in your
child/children being removed from our rolls.
Parent’s payment is the Gap Fee after the Child
Care Benefit has been applied by our software program. To further reduce your
fees please see staff regarding applying your CCS payment to your childcare
fees. When parents receive their invoice it is advisable to check that your
bookings and all other information are correct. Please read our Fee policy
which can be found in our Enrolment Pack.
Our service closure time is
6.00pm, collection after this time will incur a late collection fee of $5.00
for the first 5 minutes; then $1.00 for every minute after. Accounts will be
debited this fee and prompt payment is appreciated.
and changes in bookings
cancellations will be credited if made within 48 hours of the booking: all
services are equipped with answering machines and mobile phone to assist
parents to notify the service regarding cancellations even on the weekends.
Conditions of attendance
All children are to be signed in and out by an
authorized person with the time in or out.
All children are required
wear enclosed shoes.
Prep children will be
collected from their classrooms by educators while other students walk to the School
Age Care facility directly after the finish of school.
Parents must notify our
staff if children are not attending the service after a booking has been made. This is a safety measure.
records relating to families using our services are secured in a safe location
where unauthorized persons will not have access to this information. Educators
must adhere to PCYC Code of Confidentiality. A copy of PCYC Privacy is
displayed at the service.
Your feedback is welcome
At Gold Coast PCYC-Burleigh Heads SAC we are
endeavour to improve our service and welcome any Feedback on our program and
encourage any parent or guardians participation in our program, so if you have
anything interesting about your work or hidden talent that you would like to
share please contact our coordinator.
Please see the co-ordinator at the service to register