Parents

 

Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) – Youth Leadership Victoria

Youth Leadership Victoria, operates a before and after school care and school holiday program for the Amsleigh Park PS community. They provide a safe, friendly and cooperative environment for primary school-aged children where a broad range of their needs: social, emotional, recreational, physical, intellectual and creative can be met.

 

Who are YLV?

Youth Leadership Victoria (YLV) is one of Australia’s only non-profit childcare providers. Established in 2000, YLV operate in 24 schools across Victoria and run 13 holiday programs. They are dedicated to providing exceptional on-campus, outside school-hours care focused on the children’s well-being and development.

 

Program Details

At Amsleigh Park PS our Out of School Hours Care (OSCH) programs operate from 7.00am – 8.45am and 3.45pm – 6.30pm on school days, and from 7:00am – 6:00pm during school holidays. All sessions are run in our ‘After School Care’ building located on State Street at the front of Amsleigh Park Primary School.

Youth Leadership Victoria offer an engaging program, which includes both inside and outside activities that cater to a broad range of student interests and preferences.

Food is provided at both before and after school sessions from the on-site kitchen, which is registered with the Monash City Council.

Before School Care – Programs with a registered kitchen will provide a healthy varied breakfast each morning as a part of our service.

After School Care – healthy snacks and fruit are provided for all children and are available at all times. We have a ‘Dietary Concerns’ and a ‘No Nuts’ policy, to ensure the health and inclusion of all children, though we do indulge in and encourage nutty behaviour on occasions.

As an accredited Children’s Service our families are eligible for CCB and CCR (not income tested) rebates.

Both permanent and casual places are available.

https://ylv.com.au/oshc-bookings-options/

Please visit our website www.ylv.com.au for more information. Booking forms and enrolment forms available online.

Uniforms

Uniforms may be purchased from the Uniform Shop (located under the stairwell opposite the Library – Level 1 Main Building) on:

  • Monday afternoons between 3:30pm and 4:00pm
  • Wednesday mornings between 8:45 and 9:30am
  • Friday mornings between 8:45am and 9:30am

Second hand items are only available during these times.

Alternatively you can download and print the order form below and follow the Order Form Instructions.

Order Form Instructions:

  • Indicate quantity of items required and total cost.
  • Deposit form and payment in the Payment Box at the office.
  • Your order will be completed within one week (excepting unavoidable delays).
  • Items purchased and receipt will be sent home with your child.

Please note: Prices are subject to change.

 

Canteen

Amsleigh Park Primary School has a canteen that provides lunch orders and snacks during break times.

The canteen is open every school day except Tuesdays.

 

Canteen Ordering Instructions

Clearly write the childs full name, grade and class room number on the top of an envelope.

Beneath this information then write the canteen order stating the unit prices and then the total price.

Place the total money within the envelope and seal it.
Please have correct money if possible.

Children are to place their lunch orders in the baskets provided in their class rooms.

Download the canteen menu below:

Playgroup

Amsleigh Park Play Group meet every Tuesday and Friday in the Multipurpose Room from 9am to 11am.
This play group is open to all members of the community with pre school children, regardless of whether you have children at the school or not. Interesting activities are available as well as an excellent selection of equipment.

We also have a fully registered kitchen which is able to be used by the Play Group parents (children are not allowed in the kitchen area).

Play Group is an excellent way for children to learn to be with, and play nicely with, other children. It is also an excellent opportunity for parents to meet other families in the area.

If you are interested in the Amsleigh Park Play Group and would like further information, please contact us on :

  • Coordinator, Lucinda Murray – lucinda_murray540@hotmail.com

Talking with your children about the web (refer scholastic ‘Kids Rules”)
FROM http://www.scholastic.com.au/common/legal/kids.asp

Staying Safe in a Cyber World

Parenting educator, Michael Grose has developed the following cyber-safety tips to help children and teenagers to be safer in the online world. Please ask your parent or guardian to read these tips with you and to explain anything that you do not understand.

  1. Respect Others: What you send can offend others so always be careful to make sure your messages will not cause harm or offence.
  2. Think before you send: Cyberspace is a very public and permanent forum and once a message goes out it cannot be erased in most cases. A message can also be forwarded on easily to an unlimited amount of other children and this can lead to embarrassment or disagreements.
  3. Treat online passwords like your house key: Passwords should never be shared, even with your most trusted friends. Of course sharing with your parents is OK, but you should always treat passwords carefully.
  4. Block bullies: If children receive bullying messages they should try and block them. These can often be filtered using the software or online sites with privacy settings.
  5. Don’t reply to harassment: Any response you make can be shared or manipulated, so it’s best to ignore any harassment. Responding often makes the situation worse.
  6. Save the evidence: If a child is bullied or harassed then keeping copies or screen shots or offensive messages can be used in dealing with bullies and bringing them to justice.
  7. Tell someone: Often bullying can be a covert behaviour and kids on the receiving end don’t seek help. Children should be encouraged to tell a trusted adult when they believe their safety or rights have been violated.

Remember to be smart and safe online. Always ask your parent or guardian for permission before you give out any personal information. This could include your full name, email address, home address, telephone number, where you go to school or any other information about yourself that would enable someone to contact you either online or offline.

It is important to look after your computer at home. Before you download anything to your computer, make sure that your parent or guardian is happy for you to do so.

As we live in an ever changing world, always be vigilant of your own personal safety, let your Parents know of anything around you that doesn’t seem right.

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