Hawthorndene OSHC


At Hawthorndene Primary School OSHC we aim to provide a high-quality, play-based program which meets the needs of every child. We welcome and celebrate families from all backgrounds and strive to provide equal access and opportunity to all children.

We pride ourselves on the relationships we build and nurture with children and their families. Leaders, Educators, and families work collaboratively to continuously improve our service, the program, and its practices. Our physical environment and natural setting are highly valued by children and adults alike. They are an integral part of play and programming. Educators include a range of sport, activities, and routines in their programming which encourage and teach children about healthy lifestyle and balanced nutrition.

A wide range of Educator and child led play experiences are offered to support children’s development. Our staff team is responsive to individual needs and interests. This, in turn, supports overall wellbeing and assists children on their childhood journey of learning, social development and discovery. Our service aspires to encourage and enable children to work collaboratively, problem solve, and build strong friendships. We strive to foster your child’s sense of agency and resilience in a supportive and safe environment where they feel a sense of security, belonging and community.

Location The OSHC building is located at the far South-west corner of the school grounds. Best access is via Cunard Drive (see our big blue OSHC sign) with a path leading to our front door.


Opening Hours

  • Before School Care – 7:00 am to 8:30 am
  • After School Care – 3:10 pm to 6:15 pm
  • Pupil Free Day Care – 7am to 6:15 pm
  • School Closure Days – 7 am to 6:15 pm
  • Early Finish (end of term) – 2:10 pm to 6:15 pm
  • Vacation Care –  7am to 6:15 pm

2023 OSHC Information Booklet

PH: (08) 8278 1323


OSHC Director
Samantha Peake – OSHC Director Mon, Tues, Thurs
Lauren Cook  – OSHC Assistant Director Mon – Director Wed & Fri


Vacation Care Director/OSHC Assistant Director
Bonnie Csongei – Tues, Wed, Thurs