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Gowrie NSW Bathurst West OSHC


Bathurst West OSHC & Vacation Care
Bathurst West Public School Suttor St, Bathurst NSW 2795 Show On Map
Mon-Fri | 7am - 9am and 3pm - 6pm
Ages Ages 5-12 years
Enrolments 0438 247 606
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About Gowrie OSHC

Gowrie NSW OSHC (Before and After School Care) is a nurturing and engaging program designed to provide children with enriching experiences beyond the school day. With a strong emphasis on creating a safe and inclusive environment, we offer a diverse range of activities that cater to children's individual interests and developmental needs. From creative arts and crafts to outdoor explorations and educational games, every aspect of the program is thoughtfully crafted to foster children's growth, social interactions, and well-being.

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"Gowrie NSW Bathurst West OSHC has a fantastic team of educators who facilitate a program that is child-focused, safe and a lot of fun. Sustainable practices are a high priority, strong connections to the community are developed and maintained and I particularly loved the relationships between children and families".



Teachers, educators and staff at Gowrie NSW Bathurst West Outside School Hours Care, encourage children to become active learners through thinking exploring, investigating, and problem solving. The Gowrie NSW program is built on positive interactions, enriching experiences and providing a safe, happy and empowering environment.

  • Sporting activities in a spacious outdoor environment.
  • A diverse range of activities such as arts, crafts, science, drama and sport.
  • Daily programs that include activities based on children’s interests - craft and creativity projects, science exploration, construction using recycled and loose part objects, small group games and physical skills games.
  • Specialty programs include an Artist in Residence, sports clinics, drama and performance exploration.

  • Encourage children’s curiosity, exploration and problem solving
  • Respect and value children’s ideas, questions and perspectives
  • Support children to build positive relationships with others
  • Respect the individuality of all children

  • Spacious outdoor area and sports equipment
  • Nutritional Menu designed and prepared on site
  • Plenty of equipment and resources for sports, games, arts and crafts to encourage creativity and curiosity

  1. Complete the Expression of Interest form and the Gowrie NSW Enrolments team will advise if there are vacancies.
  2. Gowrie NSW Enrolments team will send through an enrolment pack which families need to complete upon enrolment to the service.
  3. Once the enrolment pack is completed (with all required documents provided), processed, and confirmed, families, will be provided with information on the program, policies, and procedures.

Gowrie NSW Bathurst West Vacation Care offers an action-packed program of hands-on creativity, exploration, investigation, and fun! From art & drama to science & sports, there’s something to engage the imagination of every child, and their friends. Plus, we provide a healthy afternoon tea at no extra cost.

 Register for Vacation Care 

Before School Care - $19.26 per session

After School Care - $31.00 per session

Out of Pocket? The Child Care Subsidy assists families with the cost of approved or registered childcare. Learn more about the ChildCare Subsidy here, and what you may be entitled to. Refer to the Gowrie NSW Fee Policy for more details.

Meet our Program Manager

Natascha Hicks

Hi, I'm Natascha. I have over 10 years of experience working in the field of children’s services and regard it as an extremely rewarding career. Currently I am the Program manager for Bathurst West OSHC. Previous to this role I spent 8 years working directly within the Early Childhood sector. My biggest advocacies for children are inclusion, access to safe care and education and building strong confident identities through the implementation of rich learning experiences.

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