Amberley O.S.H.C.

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2 – Children

2.14 Bookings and Cancellations

Amberley OSHC management seeks to implement processes to ensure that the OSHC service operates efficiently and effectively and that future planning considerations for Amberley OSHC are met through maintaining appropriate records and procedures for children’s bookings and cancellations.  This will ensure future needs of Amberley OSHC can be assessed through the maintenance of appropriate waiting […]

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2.5 Reporting of Child Abuse

Amberley OSHC abides by the guiding principles of the Child Protection Act 1999 that the safety, wellbeing and best interests of a child are paramount, and that a child has a right to be protected from harm or risk of harm. The Child Protection Act 1999 requires certain professionals, referred to as ‘Mandatory Reporters’, to […]

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2.6 Behaviour Support and Management

Amberley OSHC recognises the wide range of age groups that access School Age Care, as well as the differing developmental needs of individual children and the variety of diverse backgrounds.  Behaviour support and management strategies play a vital role in providing a safe and happy environment and are approached by: Applying appropriate measures (in keeping […]

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2.3 Educator to Child Ratios

Educator/child ratios will be in keeping with, or better than, those set out in the Education and Care Services National Regulations 2011.  In setting educator ratios, consideration will be given to the activities undertaken, ages and abilities of the children and any special needs that the children may have. Relevant Laws and other Provisions The […]

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2.17 Supervision Of Children

We recognise that the welfare and best interest of the individual child will always be our primary consideration and that effective, professional supervision shall be our primary focus as a service. Relevant Laws and other Provisions The laws and other provisions affecting this policy include: Education and Care Services National Law Act, 2010 and Regulations […]

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2.9 Inclusion Anti-Bias

Amberley O.S.H.C. supports the principles of equity through implementing inclusive and anti-bias practices.  At our service, the common aim in equal opportunities is to achieve equal relations between nationalities, races, religions, genders and special needs. To cultivate each child’s ability to stand up for themselves and for others and act to promote equity and justice. […]

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2.4.1 OSHC Arrival and Accountability Procedure

Added 2 May 2017

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2.7 Exclusion for Behavioural Reasons

Amberley OSHC has a Duty of Care to all children who attend and staff who work within, Amberley OSHC.  If: A child exhibits inappropriate behaviour, or behaviour which threatens the safety or wellbeing of any child or other person in Amberley OSHC; In the Nominated/Certified Supervisor’s reasonable opinion, the behaviour amounts, or may amount, to […]

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2.23 Children’s Transition to OSHC

The service recognizes and acknowledges the importance of ensuring children have a smooth transition into the school age care setting.  Through this policy, the service aims to identify and address the support structures and activities required to assist families and children of all ages in making this transition. Relevant Laws and other Provisions The laws […]

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2.4 Arrivals and Departures of Children

Amberley OSHC’s responsibility for the child begins when she/he enters the premises and ends when the child leaves the premises in keeping with the Policies and Procedures set out below.  For the safety and protection of children, and in keeping with Duty of Care considerations, Amberley OSHC has strict procedures regarding the arrival and departure […]

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