Outside school hours care

The City of Stirling provides a range of quality outside school hours care services for children across three locations in Balga, Hamersley and Inglewood.

Each centre provides a variety of fun and engaging activities in a safe and caring environment.

Before school care: kindergarten to year 6

Available locations

Balga, Hamersley and Inglewood

Operating hours

7.00am – 9.00am during school term

Please note, transport is provided to various schools in the area from the Hamersley centre. The Inglewood centre walks the children to school and provides transport in bad weather. Activities include breakfast and crafts.

After school care: kindergarten to year 6

Available locations

Balga, Hamersley and Inglewood

Operating hours

3.00pm – 6.00pm during school term

Please note, transport is provided from various schools within the area. Early school closings are catered for and when numbers permit, the centre is open on student free days. Activities include crafts, sports, games and cooking as well as excursions.

Vacation care: kindergarten to year 6

Available locations

Balga, Hamersley and Inglewood

Operating hours

7.00am – 6.00pm during school holidays (excluding public holidays)

Programs include day excursions, crafts and leisure activities.

Location programs

Booking forms

On the Bus program: 11 - 15½ year-olds

Our On the Bus program provides an award-winning mobile service that operates between Balga, Hamersley and Scarborough. The program offers exciting activities and excursions for older children.

Operating hours:

8.30am – 5.30pm during school holidays

Document nameDownloadable files
On the bus booking form - Sept/Oct 2018183.8KB (PDF)
On The Bus Program - October399.1KB (PDF)

Did you know?

If you’re a grandparent looking after a grandchild, you may be eligible for the additional child care subsidy (ACCS). For more information, please phone the Family Assistance Office on 13 61 50.

Locations and contact details

BalgaHamersleyInglewoodOn the Bus program

North Balga Primary School, Maitland Road, Balga

Phone: (08) 9205 7360

Hamersley Community Centre, Belvedere Road, Hamersley

Phone: (08) 9205 7630

Inglewood Civic Centre, Cnr Ninth Avenue and Beaufort Street, Inglewood

Phone: (08) 9205 7760

Phone: (08) 9205 8569 or (08) 9205 8567

Fees

Please note fees are dependent on the amount of child care subsidy (CCS) you are eligible to receive. To determine your eligibility, please phone the Family Assistance Office (Centrelink) on 13 61 50.

Registering for outside school hours care

To register your child for our childcare services, please print off and fill in the appropriate enrolment form and return it via email to children@stirling.wa.gov.au.

Please note, if a child has been referred from an external agency please complete the following form:

Agency Approval Form

Children with allergies

If your child has an allergy, please fill out the relevant form and submit it along with your child’s enrolment application form.

Document nameDownloadable files
Action plan - anapen494.9KB (PDF)
Action Plan - Anaphylaxis494.9KB (PDF)
Action Plan - Anaphylaxis EpiPen697.6KB (PDF)
Allergies Action Plan494.2KB (PDF)
Asthma Action Plan323.6KB (PDF)

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More information and contact

For more information, please phone our children’s services team on (08) 9205 8563.