Outside of School Hours Care


Alexandra Hills State School has partnered with Jabiru Kids to offer outside school hours care at our school. Jabiru is a not-for-profit organisation offering high quality care for children at 23 schools in Queensland.

Service location

The service is based in the Jabiru cottage at the front of the school near Princeton Avenue.

Service hours

Before school care:         6.30am to 8.30am
After school care:            2.30pm to 6pm
Vacation care:                 Alexandra Hills children are welcomed at Jabiru’s programs at Hilliard and Coolnwynpin State Schools

Enrolments and bookings

To enrol or make a booking, go to the Jabiru Kids website: www.jabiru.org.au/kids or drop in at the service to pick up the relevant forms.

Fees

Before school care:         from $3.98* per day (discounts for two children or more)
After school care:            from $4.74* per day
Vacation care:                 from $0* (with occasional extra costs for excursions or special guests)
*with full Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate. The government offers assistance to reduce the cost of care for families. To find out whether you are eligible for Child Care Benefit, the Child Care Rebate or other forms of support, contact the government’s Department of Human Services on 136 150 or visit their website.
Alternatively, call Jabiru on 3269 0044 for a quote to find out how much you will pay after all government benefits.

What to expect

Before school care: We serve breakfast from until 8am. Mornings are fairly relaxed, with a range of activities to choose from.
After school care: Children enjoy afternoon tea from our weekly menu. They choose from a program of activities or use a wide range of toys, games, craft materials or sports equipment.  Around 5pmJabiru serves a late snack to tide children over until dinner.
Vacation care: Jabiru holidays are heaps of fun. Jabiru publishes the holiday program before each holidays so parents can avoid the vacation juggle and know their children will be well cared for. Alexandra Hills children are welcome at our services at Coolnwynpin, Hilliard, Cleveland and Birkdale South State Schools.
Prep children: Prep children can start with Jabiru from the January of the year they are starting school. Once school starts, Jabiru walks preppies to their classrooms before school and pick them up after school to help ease them in to school life.

Staff

All Jabiru staff meet qualification and training requirements set out in the National Quality Framework and all have Positive Notice Blue Cards.

Food

Jabiru is known for the quality and variety of food offered to children. Jabiru works within nutrition guidelines including Education Queensland’s Smart Choices.

Programs

Jabiru’s activity programs are designed based on many years of experience, national guidelines and Jabiru’s unique ‘Communities for Kids’ practice guidelines. There will always be a mixture of physical activity, arts and crafts, science, imaginary play, games and learning activities on offer.

Contact Jabiru

Jabiru Kids Alexandra Hills:         
Phone:                (07) 3824 8531 or 0407 179 869
Email:                 alexandrahills@jabiru.org.au
Fax:                     (07) 3824 8531
Jabiru administration:   
Phone:                (07) 3269 0044
Email:                 office@jabiru.org.au
Fax:                     1300 238 861
Website:            www.jabiru.org.au/kids

 

 

 

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