Vacation care

St Andrew’s Early Learning Centre provides a Vacation Care Programme for our ELC children, as well as children in Reception to Year 2. This leisure programme allows children to be supported and cared for in a friendly, familiar and supportive environment during holiday time. Staff are predominantly teachers from the ELC who have built up strong and trusting relationships with the children over one or many years as they move through the School.

Children may arrive from 8.00am and are to be picked up by 6.00pm. There are no prepared meals during Vacation Care and children are asked to bring along a packed lunch and snacks. Water is readily available but drinks may also be brought in.

The programme of activities is published in the School Bell approximately 4 weeks prior to the beginning of Vacation Care. These may include cooking, jumping castles, science days, animals visiting the centre and a range of age appropriate activities.

Bookings and enquiries:

St Andrew’s School Vacation Care – Full Day

Session time: 8.00am – 6.00pm
Session charge: $100.00
Late fee: A late fee of $25 will be charged after 6.00pm for each 10 minutes or part thereof.

When Vacation Care is operating, staff can be contacted on 0437 417 579.


Child Care Subsidy (CCS) helps with the cost of child care for long day care, family day care, occasional care, outside school hours care, vacation care and registered care. CCS replaces the old system of the Child Care Rebate and  Child Care Benefit as of July 2 2018.

Camp Australia OSHC, St Andrew’s Early Learning Centre, ASC and Vacation Care are eligible for CCS. The following information is required:

For all inquiries about CCS payments please contact the Family Assistance Office on 13 61 50.

  • St Andrew’s School is a South Australian independent, co-educational specialist primary school providing excellence in education from playgroup through to early years and on to Year 7. Principal Deb Dalwood – an International Baccalaureate School – UNESCO Associated School.