Our goals are to encourage children to:
Have a strong sense of identity
Be connected with and contribute to the world
Have a strong sense of wellbeing
Be confident and involved learners
Be effective communicators
From our family to yours
The Out of School Hours Care (OOSHC) service offers centre based care for children aged 5 – 12 years for before and after school during the term, (all day during school holidays).
Its purpose is to create a safe and caring environment where children can freely choose amongst the program of activities.
Mission & Vision
Provide a safe space, and empower our community to thrive.
To provide an inclusive and high quality service to our community. Recognise the individual. Listen to people and allow them time to open up. Recognise that families need time to open up. Give skills for independence. Empowerment.
Respect, trust community focused, inclusion confidentiality
Acknowledgement of Country
Tuggerah Out Of School Hours Care acknowledges that we are on Darkinjung Country and pay our respects to the elders, past and present and emerging, for they hold the memories, the traditions, the culture and the hopes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across the state.
A better understanding and respect for Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander cultures develops an enriched appreciation of Australia’s cultural heritage and can lead to reconciliation. This is essential to the maturity of Australia as a nation and fundamental to the development of an Australian identity.
” We believe that all children in our care should be encouraged to appreciate and care for each other and develop responsibility for themselves, each other and their belongings.
The children will be provided with opportunities to extend on their abilities and encouraged to develop independence, self-direction and self-discipline through positive and meaningful interactions. “
– Tuggerah OOSHC
Events & Activities
Upcoming school holidays. Fun and inclusive activities for children aged 5 – 12.
2 weeks of fun filled activities, from gardening to zoo visits. Visit our Vacation Care page for details.
Salt Bush at the Art House
This show is on at the Art House on the 21st of September. It is a fun, interactive and sensory experience for all ages.
Relay for Life
Tuggerah OOSH is participating in the Relay for Life again in 2022. Please help us reach our fundraising goal!
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Tuggerah OOSH is participating in the Relay for life again in 2022. This is a cause that is held so closely to many of our hearts, unfortunately too many of us have been affected by knowing someone to have had cancer, so this is a charity we love to get behind. Please...
Did you know that Westfield Tuggerah has Quiet Time every Tuesday between 10.30 am – 11.30 am? During Quiet Time, the lights are dimmed, and the music volume is adjusted alongside limiting some day-to-day activities. Many of our retailers participate by dimming...
Good morning! As you all may remember, last year we introduced the “Curby soft plastic recycling” program into our centre. The children are doing so incredibly well with it, and recently Curby have brought in that coles reusable bags will take over the yellow Curby...