Yarra Out of School Hours Care (YOSH)

The Yarra Out of School Hours (YOSH) program is run by the School Council of YPS to provide quality care for primary school students. YOSH is registered with the Commonwealth Government, and families using the service are eligible for childcare assistance.

Bookings for the new year can be made at the end of November.

YOSH Vacation Care programs are open to all regular and permanent families 2 weeks prior to the end of each term and 1 week prior to the end of term for all new and casual families.

YOSH Contact Details

Phone: (03) 9425 9217  
Fax: (03) 9427 8040
Email: yarra_osh@yarraps.vic.edu.au

YOSH Co-ordinator: Marta Babayan

Our Coordinator is a qualified Teacher and Assistants are highly-experienced childcare workers with many years of out of school hours care experience as well as training in special needs and arts.

Before & After School Care

Before School Care: 7:00am - 8:45am
After School Care: 3:30pm - 6:00pm

We offer:

  • activity programs catering for 5 to 11-year-old children including arts and crafts, cooking, sport, indoor and outdoor games;
  • comfortable, safe and secure environment with its own external courtyard, undercover areas and use of school facilities including a large multi-purpose room, large grass area, full basketball court – lots of space;
  • a range of nourishing breakfasts and after school snacks;
  • special area set aside for homework with assistance available;
  • comfortable area for resting, reading and relaxing.

Holiday & Curriculum Day Programs

7:00am - 6:00pm

With a range of exciting activities suitable for all primary aged children. Past programs have included:

  • sports clinics, table tennis tournaments, bowling, roller skating, kites;
  • movies, Imax, museums;
  • murals, Chinese calligraphy;
  • Yum Cha, cooking classes;
  • country and city excursions;
  • Theme parties.

Fees for 2016*

Fees per child:
Before School Care: $15.00 per session
After School Care: $20.00 per session
Holiday Program: $50.00 per day full fee plus $10.00 for excursions (Incursion Day total: $60, Excursion Day total: $70)
Curriculum Day Program: $50.00 (subject to numbers)
* Prices are indicative only are are subject to change. Please refer to YOSH for the most up-to-date pricing schedule.

Childcare Assistance

Families who have registered for the Child Care Benefit with the Family Assistance Office may pay a reduced fee. Please contact The Family Assistance Office on 13 61 50 for more information.

CRN Numbers for YOSH

Before Care 555 011 737V • After Care 555 010 339V • Holiday Program 555 011 346L