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Bagdad Uniting After School Care

Bagdad Uniting After School and Vacation Care

46 School Road, Bagdad TAS

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Early Learning Centre

Uniting Bagdad Primary School Childcare Services.

Our Bagdad after school and vacation care programs provide learning and leisure activities for local children, taking the pressure off busy families who need additional school-based care.

Located at Bagdad Primary School 46 School Road, Bagdad, our rural service gives your child more time with their peers when school finishes and during the school holidays.

We provide experiences to help your child get in touch with the outdoors and nurture an understanding and love for the environment.

We provide a culturally safe and inclusive environment and provide translation and other support services where needed.

Program hours and fees
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Uniting After School Care

After School Care is a childcare service designed to support primary school-aged children outside regular school hours. It provides a safe and supervised environment where children can participate in various activities, homework assistance, and social interactions, offering parents peace of mind and flexibility in their schedules.

Our after school care program for students enrolled in Bagdad Primary School operates from 2:45 pm – 6:00 pm Monday to Friday, with a daily fee of $45. Before school care is not currently offered at this location.

Uniting Vacation Care in Bagdad

Vacation Care provides a comprehensive childcare service with flexible care options tailored for children aged 5-12 during school holidays. It offers the convenience and reassurance to plan ahead, ensuring your child is nurtured in a secure and stimulating environment. Our dedicated educators curate a range of indoor and outdoor activities for primary school-aged children, including exciting excursions and events.

Our vacation care program is open to all children living in Bagdad and the Southern Midlands Council region. You do not need to be enrolled at Bagdad Primary School. We operate from 8:00am – 6:00pm during school holiday periods, with a daily fee of $85 inclusive of excursions and activities.

Please fill out our expression of interest form, to learn more about our upcoming vacation care programs.

The parents say
“The smiles on the kids' faces after a busy day of learning and fun is such a joy to see.”

- Danica, Early learning parent.

Learning experiences

Your child will enjoy hands-on, nature-based activities that encourage them to build on their strengths, interests and abilities.

Caring for the environment

We offer sustainability activities to foster a lifelong connection to the environment, including:

Excursions

Excursions are important to satisfy your child’s inquisitive mind. Some of our excursion locations include:

Incursions

Other experiences your child will partake in are:

Family and community connections

We understand the importance of community in developing you child’s sense of belonging and connection. We encourage family participation and regularly engage with local people, groups and services to create strong community connections, including:

We partner with the local:
Program hours and fees
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Lead Educators

Leeza and Adam

Hi, we’re Adam and Leeza and we’re the Lead Educators at Bagdad Uniting Outside School Hours Care. We’re both longterm team members at Bagdad Primary School.

We both hold qualifications in Education Support and have additional specialisations in first aid (Adam) and disability and learning needs (Leeza).

We’re both very passionate about ensuring children have a safe and nurturing environment where they can achieve their goals and enjoy imaginative play, sports, arts and unwinding after a busy day at school.

We’re strong believers in being creative and taking an approach with children that is individualised to them. We encourage them to explore, problem solve and develop their individual interests, strengths, and abilities, in a fun and inclusive way.

We enjoy seeing children grow to be the best they can be.

Health and wellbeing

Mental Health

We work closely with Uniting staff trained in children’s trauma. We also work with Kindergarten Inclusion Support and Safe Child Support services. We also offer mental health support for families if you find yourself in need of assistance. Educators provide both environments and programs that support children’s positive mental health and self-care.

Nutrition

We provide nutritious food, full of flavour and made from fresh ingredients. We accommodate all dietary requirements. To encourage healthy bodies and minds, we:

Safe Environment

As a child safe organisation, our educators undergo regular working with children’s and police checks. We are focused on delivering learning and development in a safe and supportive environment, so you can trust that your child is in good hands.

FAQs

Enrolling your child in after school or vacation care is easy. Simply fill out our expression of interest form, contact our administration team on 1800 183 103, or email [email protected] to learn more about eligibility criteria, enrollment cutoff dates, required documentation, and the enrollment process.

Our after school care service has a daily fee of $45.

Our vacation care program has a daily fee of $85 inclusive of excursions and activities.

When bringing your child to vacation care, please pack essentials such as a labelled drink bottle, your morning tea and lunch (we provide afternoon tea), and any comfort items your child may need. It is recommended that children wear clothing that can get messy, closed in shoes and a broad brimmed hat.

Some days will require specific attire such as bike helmets, swimwear, etc. This will be noted in the program.

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