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The next School Holiday Programme runs from 20th to 31st January 2020.

The School Holiday Programme activities vary each term and are suitable for 5 to 13 years. Check out our exciting timetable below!

Hours & Prices

Day Programme: 9am-3pm – $30

Before care available 8.30 to 9am – $3/day

After care available 3pm to 3.30pm – $3/day

The organisers of this programme have adopted the Auckland City Holiday Programme “Standards & Guidelines for Holiday Programmes” and all care will be taken to provide Supervision of children in accordance with those Standards & Guidelines.

Enrolment for School Holiday Programme

Pre-enrolment for holiday programmes is essential. You can call in to the Centre to collect an enrolment form or enrol online.  You will need to register your child on the booking system first if you are booking on this system for the first time.  After that, you simply login to book next time.

Feedback of the School Holiday Programme

If you have attending a School Holiday programme at Blockhouse Bay Community Centre we would appreciate your feedback via the feeback form.

Mon

20

Jan

Movies in New Market

Choose between Dolittle or Playing with Fire. Bring $6.50 for popcorn and drink.

Tue

21

Jan

Maritime Museum

Enjoy a day out on the boat & explore the latest exhibits at the Maritime Museum.

Wed

22

Jan

BHB Beach Trip

Sand castles, nature walks, playground, sausage sizzle & iceblocks. Bring sunblock & hat!

Thur

23

Jan

Summer Picnic Fun

Games, swimming & fun. Bring a plate of food to share instead of a packed lunch. Bring snacks, water, togs & towel.

Fri

24

Jan

Brick Madness

The "All Blocks LEGO User Group" will be running some awesome LEGO building sessions using their giant LEGO pit. Cool prizes to be won!

Mon

27

Jan

Auckland Anniversary day

Public holiday. No programme running today.

Tue

28

Jan

Light up your life

Just crafting are back to run a candle making workshop - take your handmade candle home with you.

Wed

29

Jan

Kelly Tarltons

Spend a day on an underwater adventure.

Thu

30

Jan

Fab Frozen Treats

Make your own delicious and healthy frozen treat to enjoy in the sun. Sponsored by BHB Countdown.

Fri

31

Jan

Sock Puppets

Create your own quirky sock puppet and work together with friends to put on a sock puppet show! Prizes to be won.

Information for Parents and Caregivers

We hope your children will enjoy the programme of activities we have planned. Please take careful note of the following to ensure their safety while they are in our care. Please provide lunch, drink and snacks for your child.

 

  • No sick child will be admitted to the programme, if a child becomes ill they will be made comfortable and parents notified to collect child.

  • If your child becomes sick and cannot attend the programme please notify the office.

  • Make sure you have signed a permission slip for the excursions.

  • Any changes to booking or absences must be notified to the office. After the programme starts there will be no refund for absence.

  • Daybook - Any information we need to know about your child can be written in our daybook. (On table in foyer) This includes -
    a) Specific written consent for children walking home.
    b) Any medical condition and medication taken.
    c) Person collecting your child if different to enrolment form.
    d) Any custody arrangement.

  • There is a written policy covering supervision, safety, behaviour management etc. Ask office staff for a copy if you wish to read it. The staff/child ratios are 1 : 8 or in some circumstances 1 : 7. or 1 : 6.

  • The programme will try to look after children’s property but will accept no responsibility for lost or damaged possessions.

  • In summer – Sun Safety policy - please provide a hat each day, the children are required to wear a hat when outside. Make sure your child is wearing shoes and appropriate sun-coverage clothing. We aim to minimize time spent in the sun during burn-time periods.

  • In the event of an accident or emergency, staff will perform appropriate first aid and if necessary call an ambulance. We do have a Medical Centre across the road. Parents will be contacted immediately. Unless there is a serious emergency children will not be transported in private vehicles.

  •  In accordance with process outlined in the behaviour management policy, the supervisor reserves the right to exclude from the programme any child who is constantly disruptive, unable to follow the programme rules, or a threat to the safety of themselves or others.

COLLECTING YOUR CHILD
Please collect your child at 3 pm.
If a person arrives to collect your child whose name is not on your enrolment form, then we are obliged (for your child’s safety) to keep your child in our care until you have been located for consent. Prior notification is required by writing information in the daybook (on table in foyer)


SIGNING YOUR CHILD IN AND OUT
Each day when you collect your child, it is essential that you sign your child out in the daily roll book. (on table in foyer). We need to know that your child has gone home safely. You will also have to sign your child in.


CHILD SAFETY
The programme has a detailed child protection policy, which includes the reporting of any suspected child abuse to the Dept. of Child, Youth and Family Services.


COMPLAINTS
The programme has a complaints procedure. If you have any problems please approach the Main Supervisor, or if necessary the Manager or member of the Management Committee and they will be happy to help you with your concerns.


LOST PROPERTY
Please check at the office, we have a lost property box.

Blockhouse Bay Community Centre

524 Blockhouse Bay Road

Blockhouse Bay

Auckland

Office Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Friday 9am to 3.30pm

Wednesday, Thursday 9am to 6pm

Telephone: 09-626 4980

Email: info@bhbaycommunitycentre.co.nz

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