YMCA Children’s Programs is delighted to welcome Trafalgar Primary School.

Last updated: 18 November 2020

YMCA Children's Programs is proud to be partnering with Trafalgar Primary School to deliver a Before and After School Program that supports the school community.

Our programs offer the ideal solution for busy families, providing a fun, friendly and relaxed environment for children to grow and learn beyond the classroom.

The program will commence in January 2021 when children return to school in Term 1.

The Y will will also introduce a YMCA School Holiday Program in April 2021, providing ongoing support to families outside the school term.

Families wishing to use these program can complete the enrolment and booking process via our online system My Family Lounge.

To support you through this process, we have included a summary of key details on this page.

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We look forward to getting to know all the families and staff of Trafalgar Primary School and delivering a high-quality program that your children will want to come back to everyday.

 

 

 

Support sessions

To support families through the enrolment and booking process, we are providing the following support sessions:

 

Zoom Webinar | Tuesday 24 November | 6:30pm

We are hosting an online webinar to provide families an opportunity to meet our management team and ask questions about the program.

Families can access the webinar via Zoom: https://ymcavic.zoom.us/s/91287255836

 

Onsite Enrolment Support | Wednesday 2 December | 2:00pm - 4:00pm

YMCA staff will be at the school to help you through the enrolment process, answer any questions and put a face to the program.

Further details about this session will be released directly to families by the Trafalgar Primary School leadership team.

 

 

 

About the Y

YMCA Children's Programs is an established early childhood education and care provider which operates over 70 services across Victoria.

We are part of YMCA Victoria, a community not-for-profit organisation which passionately believes in the power of inspired young people.

At the Y, our highest priority is the safety and wellbeing of your child. We are an accredited child-safe organisation with safeguarding and quality standards embedded across all our services.

In response to the current COVID-19 situation, the Y has increased health and safety measures across all services.

We are currently working with the Trafalgar Primary School leadership team to develop a COVID safety plan specific to their facilities.

 

 

 

Benefits and activities

Our Before and After School Programs are designed to complement your child’s school learning through activities and socialising. Your child and family can experience the following benefits from being enrolled in our Before and After School Programs:

  • flexibility and support for families
  • enhanced emotional intelligence
  • improved cognitive development through activities.

Our Before and After School Programs offer:

  • arts and crafts;
  • board games and puzzles;
  • cooking;
  • creative and expressive arts such as drama, singing and dancing;
  • gardening and recycling;
  • sports, ball games and team games.

We also provide healthy and delicious snacks, with breakfast being served in the morning, and afternoon tea after school.

 

 

 

Our team

Trafalgar YMCA Before and After School Program will be staffed by a dedicated Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) Coordinator and a team of Educators.

We recruit, train and support our staff and volunteers to care for the children and young people in our programs and services.

We are committed to providing a safe environment for all children and young people. This means all employees and volunteers must;

  • Maintain a valid Working With Children Check
  • Complete a satisfactory police check
  • Complete the Australian Childhood Foundation’s Safeguarding Children and Young People training course

Learn more about the team roles within our Before and After School Programs.

 

 

 

Session times

To accommodate our families, we offer the following care on school days:

  • Before School Care: 6:30am to 8:45am
  • After School Care: 3:25pm to 6:00pm
  • Pupil free days: 6:30am to 6:00pm

 

 

 

Prices and subsidies

To support our families, we offer two types of bookings:

  • permanent bookings
  • casual bookings

Our prices per session are listed below:

Session

Permanent booking

Casual booking

Before school care

$20.00

$22.50

After school care

$25.00

$27.50

Pupil free day

N/A

$65.00

Please note the prices above do not include any subsidies you may be entitled to, which could significantly reduce your out-of-pocket expense.

Our Before and After School Programs qualify for the Federal Government's Child Care Subsidy which helps eligible families access approved and registered child care providers, by partially subsidising the cost of daily fees. 

 

 

 

Enrolment and booking process

Enrolments and bookings for YMCA services are managed through an online system called My Family Lounge.

This systems allows you to:

  • enrol your child in our programs
  • submit a new booking request
  • manage existing bookings
  • update your details

Our website features a step-by-step enrolment and booking guide for families who are new to our Before and After School Programs.

It details the information and actions required to complete this process.

We're committed to developing an environment which is inclusive to the needs of all children and families. 

If your child has any additional needs, you are welcome to share them with us while completing your enrolment.

Families can contact our Enrolment Support Team by submitting the contact form below

A member of our team will review your submission and respond via email or phone call.

 

 

 

Location

Trafalgar Primary YMCA Before and After School Program is located at:

Trafalgar Primary School
70-80 School Road
Trafalgar
VIC 3824

Get directions via Google Maps

 

 

 

Contact us form

When our program commences in January 2021, families can connect with their local Program Coordinator directly via email (trafalgaroshc@ymca.org.au).

If you have any questions about our program, please contact our Enrolment Support Team by submitting the contact form below.

A member of our team will review your submission and respond via email or phone call.

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