The Knox School WANTIRNA SOUTH, VIC
The Camp Australia Outside School Hours Care program is an extension of The Knox School, providing children with a safe environment in which they can explore and play.
About the program
The Outside School Hours Care program at The Knox School provides time for homework, time to relax, educational activities and a healthy snack. Best of all, our program makes time for kids to be kids - to play and explore, share with friends and enjoy these precious school years.Address:
The Knox School
220 Burwood Highway
VIC, 3152 Contact Details:
Phone: 1300 105 343
As a licensed Child Care provider, we need all parents to complete the mandatory registration for a child to attend our care. This registration is a legal requirement for us to accept children into our care and gives us all the necessary information so we can provide the best care for each child.
Once the mandatory registration is completed you will be sent an account log in to access our booking Parent Portal. You will be asked to choose an account level; choose Silver or Gold on the Parent Portal, or call Customer Care on 1300 105 343 to downgrade to Blue. This determines the Permanent Fee that you have access to if booking multiple bookings: Blue, Silver, or Gold. The differences are listed below.
All Camp Australia parents can also make casual bookings when not needing an ongoing Permanent Schedule.
For your child to attend our care, you must agree to our terms and conditions. Please read them below.
Fees and Times
|Before Care||07:00AM - 08:30AM (Mon - Fri)|
|Before Care ELC||07:00AM - 08:30AM (Mon - Fri)|
|After Care||02:55PM - 06:00PM * (Mon - Fri)|
|After Care ELC||02:55PM - 06:00PM * (Mon - Fri)|
Our $25.00 Enrolment Fee is charged once a year on the second usage of our service. The enrolment fee is pro rata based on Term. This is a Camp Australia maintenance fee that allows us to acquire and maintain yours and your child’s records, including but not limited to medical management plans, medical authorisation forms and Child Enrolment Information Sheet. The Child Enrolment Information Sheet is updated annually and reviewed on a minimum termly basis. This fee also covers maintaining your enrolments with Centrelink in order to claim the Child Care Subsidy should you be eligible.
Camp Australia is the only Out of School Hours Care provider that gives parents options to best suit your needs. You can select which schedule you would like depending on personal circumstances.
Parents can review the minimum booking and cancellation times for each schedule below to see what account best suits your personal circumstances.
No matter the cancellation rules below we operate a standing policy that there is no charge for a sick child. Simply let us know when cancelling a booking outside the cancellation window and provide a doctor’s certificate and there will be no fee charged for any account level.
For irregular schedules that can take advantage of a 2-hour cancellation window.
- Cancellations: +2 hour(s) before session
- Minimum 2 booking(s) per year**
For occasional changes to your scheduled care.
- Cancellations: +7 day(s) before session (To avoid session fee)
- Minimum 2 booking(s) per year*
For fixed routines to access savings.
- Cancellations will incur session fee
- Minimum 40 booking(s) per year*
*, ** The minimum number of bookings must be met for each child and each care type (Before School Care and After School Care) that are being used. If the child attends
more than one School, the minimum number of bookings must be met per School as well. Minimum bookings are based on the number of weeks left in the school year.
For parents who need care every so often and do not meet the minimums above, the casual rate will apply.
|Care Type||Full Fee||Fee After Max CCS★|
Casual rates apply when permanent booking minimum is not met
Cancellations: +7 days before session
|Care Type||Full Fee||Fee After Max CCS★|
Additional fees will apply for incursions and excursions depending on the type, check the Parent Portal for specific times and activities once the Vacation Care booking windows are opened. This is usually 6 weeks in advance of Holiday Time depending on State.
Bookings: +7 days in advance.
If a booking is made with less than 7 days' notice, the full fee will be charged plus a late booking fee of $10.00 (incl GST) per booking will be charged.
This fee is to cover additional administration and cost related to the last minute movement of children and the costs involved in managing the impact on all 3rd party suppliers and resources.
Cancellations: +7 days before session.
Late Pick-up Fee: When a child is collected after the closing time of the service, a parent will be charged $15 per 15 minutes or part thereof, per child. Please note this is a set price that covers the out of office hours our staff spend making sure your child gets picked up safely.
Are you eligible for the Child Care Subsidy?
We strongly recommend you apply for the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) to determine whether you’re eligible.
Your eligibility for the subsidy is determined by:
To find out if you are eligible, simply log into MyGov and complete your Child Care Subsidy Assessment. You will receive a notification from Centrelink if your claim has been assessed or approved.
From there ensure that:
Your children’s details are correct in our systems (particularly their date of birth and individual CRNs) We have the details of the contact or parent claiming the subsidy Then simply review and confirm your enrolments via MyGov.
Call our customer care team if you need more information: 1300 105 343
Calling from outside Australia? Dial: +61 3 8851 4100
★ Please note this is an indication only of the maximum Child Care Subsidy (CCS) a family can be entitled to. The amount of CCS you can get depends on your circumstances. To find out if you are eligible, simply log into MyGov and complete your CCS Assessment.