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Preschool Class

Long Day Care

0-6 years

7am - 6pm, Monday - Friday

Hawkesbury River Child Care has 16 long day care places available Monday through Friday. Please feel welcome to phone us any time to enquire about vacancies.

Fees

0-3 years $137.50 per day
(7.00 am- 6.00pm)

3-5 years $132.00 per day
(7.00 am- 6.00pm)

Hawkesbury River Child Care is approved for government rebates.

Refer to the Rebates section below.

What to Bring
0-2 years

  • Two complete changes of clothes (labelled)

  • A hat (even in winter)

  • Any comforters (if required)

  • Bottles and food (clearly marked)

  • 5 x nappies withi the child's name written on each one

  • Medication if required

What to Bring
3-6 years

  • A complete change of clothes (labelled)

  • A hat (even in winter)

  • A piece of fruit for morning tea (to be added to the communal fruit plate)

  • Healthy lunch (in labelled container)

  • Afternoon tea in a paper bag with your child's name written on it

  • A water bottle

  • Sheets for nap time  

  • Medication if required

Please dress children in comfortable, old clothes – so they don’t need to worry about getting messy! Clothes should be easily removed by the child – especially for toileting. Please also ensure that all clothes are clearly labelled with your child’s name. Shoes should be suitable for climbing (no thongs or gumboots) and due to our Sun Protection Policy children’s clothing must cover shoulders. Hats must have a brim that cover ears, neck and shades the face. Sunscreen is provided by the centre. In summer, please apply the sunscreen to your child upon arrival and stamp your child with the stamp placed near the sign-in tablet.

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Ocassional Care

0-6 years

Full day: 9am - 3pm  

Half day (morning): 9am - 12pm

Half day (afternoon): 12pm - 3pm

(longer occasional care hours may be available depending on long day care vacancies)

Occasional care is a great way to introduce your child to our centre! Please feel welcome to phone us and we can arrange an orientation session for you and your child and book your occasional care session.

Fees

​9am – 3pm, 9am – 12pm or 12pm to 3pm

 

Please contact us for availability and current pricing

What to Bring
0-2 years

  • Two complete changes of clothes (labelled)

  • A hat (even in winter)

  • Any comforters (if required)

  • Bottles and food (clearly marked)

  • 5 x nappies withi the child's name written on each one

  • Medication if required

What to Bring
3-6 years

  • A complete change of clothes (labelled)

  • A hat (even in winter)

  • A piece of fruit for morning tea (to be added to the communal fruit plate)

  • Healthy lunch (in labelled container)

  • Afternoon tea in a paper bag with your child's name written on it

  • A water bottle

  • Sheets for nap time  

  • Medication if required

Bookings are essential!

Children's Race

Before & After
School Care
(Kids Club)

5-12 years

Before school care: 7am - 9am

After school care: 3pm - 6pm

Brooklyn Kids Club offers Before and After School Care throughout the school term and Vacation Care during the school holidays.  

 

We are open for Before School Care Monday-Friday on school days 7am-9am, After School Care Monday-Friday on school days 3pm-6pm. 

Fees

Before School Care (7am - 9am):
Permanent  $27.00   |   Casual  $29.00

      

After School Care (3pm - 6pm):

Permanent  $33.50   |   Casual  $35.75

What to Bring

Before School Care (BSC)

Children don’t need anything specific for before school care, but are welcome to bring their breakfast with them to eat at the centre. Alternatively we provide breakfast in BSC. Breakfast items that are available are cereal or toast and milk.

After School Care (ASC)

We DO NOT provide food in ASC but children are welcome to bring their afternoon tea to eat at ASC.  A suggestion is to pack this separate to their school lunch so they know that it is for afternoon tea (especially for the little ones

Rebates

Hawkesbury River Child Care is approved by the Australian Government for both Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate for all permanent long day care places.

Our occasional care service is a registered care service. Different criteria apply for obtaining rebates from the government for registered care services.

To learn what rebates your family is entitled to, go to www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/raising-kids or visit the Family Assistance Office at any Medicare or Centrelink Office.

Our office manager is also available to assist you with understanding rebates.

Contact Us

106 Brooklyn Road, Brooklyn NSW 2083
(in the grounds of Brooklyn Public School)

02 9985 7362

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