Out of School Hours Care (OSHC)

Our Philosophy

At St Mary's College OSHC we provide a quality program that nurtures the wellbeing and learning of each student whilst supporting the families within our community.

St Mary's OSHC service offers occasional, regular and every day attendance options. At St Mary's OSHC we aim to provide:

  • A place that is reflective of our Catholic Dominican ethos
  • A home-like atmosphere
  • Flexibility in the service to meet the needs of families
  • A variety of learning opportunities appropriate to the students' interests and ages including cooking, gardening, arts and craft, homework support, reading support, dance parties and movie afternoons
  • A safe and inclusive environment where students feel welcome and can develop new friendships through play and socialisation
  • A focus on healthy eating that is varied and nutritional
  • Opportunities for children and families to be involved in practical decision making
  • Appropriate supervision and duty of care for all children
  • Qualified and supportive staff who hold current National Police Clearance, First Aid training and Reporting Abuse and Neglect training (RAN)
  • An affordable, accessible and financially sustainable service

Following the Framework for School Age Care in Australia, My Time, Our Place:

"We share the vision that all children have the best start in life to create a better future for themselves and for the nation."

We are committed to continual improvement in the seven quality areas as outlined in the National Quality Standard:

  • QA1 Educational program and practice
  • QA2 Children's health and safety
  • QA3 Physical environment
  • QA4 Staffing arrangements
  • QA5 Relationships with children
  • QA6 Collaborative partnerships with families and communities
  • QA7 Governance and leadership


Schedule of Fees and Hours of Operation

Before School

6:45 am to 8:30 am$16 per child

After School

3:15 pm to 6:00 pm$25 per child
(Sibling discount $23)

Part Stay

3:15 pm to 4.15 pm$16 per child

Half Day

1:05pm dismissal up to 6:00pm$30 per child


During the school term$15 per booking

Late Fee

After closure at 6:00 pm$25

Extended OSHC Days/Vacation Care

Per day

$65 per child
(Sibling discount $60)


Extended OSHC days$60

The OSHC program will operate from the earlier dismissal time when School finishes earlier than the standard dismissal time due to 1/2 day school closures, staff meetings, or other school events. On pupil free days, we offer extended care, with the exception being our Staff Retreat Day.

OSHC Contact

Contact our OSHC Director between 1:30pm - 6:00pm on 8216 5743 or email via oshc@stmarys.sa.edu.au

We acknowledge that we live, learn and work on the traditional land of the Kaurna people.

We recognise and respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land.

We acknowledge that they are of continuing importance to the Kaurna people living today.


St Mary's College Ltd
253 Franklin Street Adelaide,
SA 5000

PHONE+61 8 8216 5700