Sessions of Care

Before School Care

Session Times: 6:00am to 8:30amCoolum SS After School Care 2019 (29)

Full Fee: $27.00

Children are able to participate in many self-selected activities, including:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Lego, Mobilo, other construction toys
  • Cooking
  • Group games
  • Playground.

Breakfast is provided daily (eg: cereals, toast, muffins, crumpets, fruit and milk).

Prep and Year 1 children are walked to their classroom by an Educator before the bell rings.

After School Care

Session Times: 2:40pm to 6:00pmCoolum SS After School Care 2019 (7)

Full Fee: $32.00

Prep and Year 1 children are picked up from their classrooms by an Educator.

Afternoon tea is provided daily (eg: fresh fruit and vegetables, yoghurt, sandwiches, dried fruits, pasta, crackers and cheese).

Children are then able to participate in any number of planned or self-selected activities. The Educators always endeavour to provide the children with the resources or equipment they need.

Activities include:

  • Playground and ropes playground
  • Sandpit
  • Access to the tennis court and oval area
  • Arts and crafts
  • Musical instruments and gamesCoolum SS After School Care 2019 (6)
  • A variety of games and puzzles.


Evening Care

Session Times: 2:40pm to 10:00pm

Full Fee: $62.00

We offer Evening Care during school term time until 10:00pm for working parents. The program includes planned and spontaneous activities designed to engage children in appropriate evening fun and games. Children sit down together with Educators at 6:30pm to have dinner and discuss the events of the day.

Educators will offer assistance to children who need help to complete any homework.

The session also includes all sleeping items (beds, sheets, pillows). Sleeping arrangements are decided with families.


Vacation Care

Operating Hours: 6:00am to 6:00pmCoolum SS After School Care 2019 (47)


Full Day

6:00am-6:00pm (12hrs)

Home Day – $70.00

Excursion/Incursion – $90.00


Work Day

7:30am-5:30pm (10hrs)

Home Day – $62.00

Excursion/Incursion – $82.00


 Half Day

7:30am-1:30pm (6hrs)

Home Day – $50.00


The service runs a very popular Vacation Care program during the school holidays. Children from other schools are welcome to attend.

Our program includes weekly excursions and is designed to include all age groups and the varied interests of the children attending.

Popular activities on home days include:Coolum SS After School Care 2019 (38)

  • Jumping castles
  • Science days
  • Animal and reptile visitors
  • Obstacle Courses
  • Arts and crafts days
  • Sports coaches – Karate, Soccer, Tennis

Excursions have included:

  • Dreamworld, Movie World and Sea World
  • Laser Zone & Ten Pin Bowling
  • National parks and playgrounds
  • Swimming pools
  • Rock climbing
  • Cinemas
  • Arts Events: Lion King Musical, Cirque Du Soleil, Disney on Ice
  • Age specific Excursions (eg Yr 4+ only, Prep-Yr 3 only)

We provide breakfast and afternoon tea. Families are asked to provide morning tea and lunch.