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Gowrie NSW Kent Road OSHC


Gowrie NSW Orange East
Kent Road Public School | Kent Road, Eastwood NSW 2122 Show On Map
Monday - Friday | School term times: 7:00am – 9:00am and 3:10pm - 6:00pm
Ages Ages 5 - 12 years
Enrolments 02 8571 9700
Currently Enrolled 0456 180 205

About Gowrie Outside School Hours Care

Gowrie NSW will be the new service providers for Kent Road Outside School Hours Care from Term 4, Monday 9th October. We look forward to welcoming you to our service.

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. We place a strong emphasis on creating a safe and inclusive environment, and we offer a diverse range of activities that cater to children's individual interests and developmental needs.


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Gowrie NSW Kent Road Outside School Hours Care is a quality, not for profit before and after school care located on the grounds of Kent Road Public School. We cater for children from 5 years to 12 years (Kindergarten to Year 6).

We encourage children to participate in a play-based learning environment and provide a range of stimulating, fun and creative activities built on positive interactions and enriching experiences in a safe and happy environment.

Our service prides itself on the strong connections we have formed within the community and the strong relationships we have with our families and children.

We are committed to excellence and strive to make a lasting impact on children’s lives.


Children at Kent Road Outside School Hours Care will enjoy a variety of planned and spontaneous experiences supporting intentional play-based learning.

Our daily program includes activities based on children’s interests including:

  • craft and creativity projects
  • science exploration
  • construction using recycled and loose part objects
  • small group games
  • physical skills games
  • homework support
  • use of IT resources in a variety of ways to capture children’s interests in projects
  • quiet, relaxation and mindfulness activities
  • logical and critical thinking experiences
  • collaborative and team building experiences
  • clubs which promote children’s lifelong learning such as cooking, gardening and sustainability, sewing, woodworking, multicultural and social justice programs
  • hands on sensory based activities including different textures and materials.

The Gowrie NSW Kent Road before and after school care program is delivered by a team of professional educators and support staff, dedicated to providing a high quality engaging outside school hours program in a nurturing, stimulating and supportive environment. Our educators;

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

We use Storypark to share updates in real time about what your child is doing. We want you to be as much a part of the experience as your child, we also don’t want you to miss a second of the memories they’re creating with us at Gowrie NSW.

Fee Structure 



Fee before CCS

Before School Care 

6:00am – 9.00am 


After School Care 2 hours 

3.00pm – 6:00pm 


Vacation Care  

6:30am – 6:30pm 


  • 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

For eligible families enrolled in our approved OSHC services, the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) will assist with reducing the out of pocket childcare fees for families.

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  • Complete the Expression of Interest form and the Gowrie NSW Enrolments team will advise if there are vacancies.
  • Gowrie NSW Enrolments team will send through an enrolment pack which families need to complete upon enrolment to the service.
  • 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 Kent Road 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.

"I just wanted to thank you, and the team, for a wonderful term 3. My girls have been really happy attending care with Gowrie NSW this year, and it really comes down to the passion, creativity and interaction each of you are sharing with them."

Meet our Program Manager

Stella Lee

Hi, I’m Stella. I have been in the Education industry for about 10 years.  I have started my journey with children in their younger years and moved onto school aged children 3 years ago. During my 3 years OSHC experience, I was fortunate to work at multiple sites within Gowrie which provided me with good experience. Engaging with different educators including senior education gave me an opportunity to learn and develop my skills in the OSHC setting. Currently I am the program manager at Kent road OSHC. Providing a safe and fun environment for children is my passion, and I strongly believe that Educators are the best resource for children to encourage them and make their little dreams come true each day. I am proud of my decision to work with children and this passion is ongoing.

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