Rockingham Beach Primary Campus has partnered with Helping Hands Rockingham Beach to offer safe and productive activities for your child outside school hours right here on campus. We receive loads of positive feedback for their high-quality programs.
Helping Hands Rockingham Beach delivers before school, after school, pup
il-free day and holiday programs for students attending Kindergarten to Year 6. Their programs are tailored to provide much more than child minding. Their work complements everything we’re doing, ensuring the program also contributes towards your child’s development.
The staff at Helping Hands Rockingham Beach are experienced coordinators who hold qualifications such as Diploma of Community Services (Children’s services), Certificate III Childcare, Bachelor of Education, Diploma Out of School Hours Care, and Diploma Children’s Services. These are in addition to relevant industry experience. They also have Working with Children Checks, are trained in First Aid and can assist in cases of asthma and anaphylaxis.
Hours of care
Helping Hands Rockingham Beach is open 5 days a week as follows:
Before School Care: 6.30am to 8.30am
After School Care: 2.30pm to 6.00pm
Vacation Care and Pupil-Free Days: 6.30am to 6pm
Before School Care: Breakfast
After School Care: Afternoon tea
Vacation Care and Pupil-Free Days: Breakfast, morning tea and afternoon tea
Your child must bring a packed lunch when attending Vacation Care and Pupil-Free Days.
Costs to parents
The government rebates vary depending on your entitlements. The rates below are estimates only and are based on one child attending Helping Hands Rockingham Beach.
Before School Care: $4.90 to $17.00
After School Care: $7.19 to 27.00
Vacation Care and Pupil-Free Days: $5.78 to $27.00
Casual charges: $2.00
Rates are subject to change each financial year. Other fees, such as no-show fees, may apply.
The minimum fees include the 50% rebate on out-of-pocket care expenditure through Child Care Rebate and is based on one child at 100%.
We encourage you to register with Helping Hands Rockingham Beach even if you don’t plan on being a regular user. It will cover you in the event of an emergency.
Call Helping Hands Rockingham Beach on 0484 131 564.
For quotes, call the Helping Hands Central Office on 1300 612 462.
Apply now at www.helpinghandsnetwork.com.au/schools-families
The Department of Human Services provides your family with the following types of financial assistance to help you cover child care costs:
Child Care Benefit: determined by the number of children you’re enrolling into Helping Hands Rockingham Beach, and your household income.
Child Care Rebate: not means tested, covers up to 50% of your out-of-pocket costs, up to $7,500 per child, per year.
To find out how to apply for financial assistance, visit the Department of Human Services online.