Centre Information

About West Ryde BASC

We are a non for profit, community based centre that provides before and after school care for the children of West Ryde Public School. Our centre is managed and run by a voluntary parent committee. We are an approved centre, which gives parents the ability to access CCS as a fee reduction.

We have a flexible weekly program that provides children with variety and choice. We believe that children learn and explore their world through play-based experiences, and therefore provide many opportunities for both structured and free play.

We constantly strive to provide the best quality of care for the children who attend our centre by providing a fun and interactive weekly program in a caring and nurturing environment. Our program aims to ensure children are developing all areas and is guided by the OOSH learning framework, My Time, Our Place. Our program encourages children to questions, explore and challenge themselves and their world.

We also have skilled members from the wider community run workshops and skill development over a term. We have run many sport skill courses including soccer, netball, gymnastics, hockey and basketball. We have also enjoyed cartooning, art and drama workshops!

If you or your child have any suggestions, skills or interests please contact staff, or contact us as we would love to incorporate these into our program.

Our centre achieved a Meeting Expectations rating in our 2019 Assessment and Rating visit. We have a team of dedicated staff who are both experienced and passionate about working with children.

West Ryde BASC  Framework (NQF)

National Quality Framework

West Ryde BASC is participating in the National Quality Framework (NQF). The NQF is a national legislative framework that consists of the Education and Care Services National Law and Education and Care Services National Regulations.

The NQF aims to give all Australian children, regardless of their location, the best possible start in life through high quality early childhood education and care and school age care services. The Framework aims to help providers, like West Ryde BASC, improve their services in the areas that impact on a child’s development and empower families to make informed choices about which service is best for their child.

View our Service approval.

Before & After School Care

Our Before & After School Care operates Monday – Friday on school days, between the following hours:
Mornings: 7:00am-8:45am
Afternoons: 3:00pm-6:00pm

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Vacation Care

During the school holidays we provide Vacation Care which caters for the children of West Ryde Public School and the wider community. Our Vacation Care programs are packed with a wide range of exciting activities, taking place both in and outside of the centre. The aim of this program is to keep your children entertained during the holidays with fresh ideas and different activities each school holiday period.
Vacation Care Opening Hours: 7:00am – 6:00pm

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Dietary Requirements:

WRBASC ensures that all children with any dietary requirements respected, considered and catered for during the production and serving of all meals.

Children with Additional Needs:

WRBASC supports children with additional needs and may able to access Inclusion Support on a case by case basis.

Extra-Curricular Activities:

If you have booked you child in to an extra-curricular activity during hours they would normally attend Before or After School Care, please complete our permission form below to ensure staff take your child to, and pick your child up from their activity.