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Balgowlah Heights Public School

Balgowlah Heights Public School

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Telephone02 9948 2225

Before and after school care


Arabanoo is located on the school's Western Campus. It provides quality before and after school permanent and casual care. Vacation care programs are available in the school holidays and on pupil free days.

Arabanoo provides a safe, supervised environment for children. Offering a balance of structured and unstructured activities, including games, craft, cooking and art, as well as the opportunity to complete homework and socialise. Arabanoo is a non-profit service run by a director and parent management committee and operating by experienced full time and part time child care educators.

For more information, please contact us at:

Phone: 02 9948 6722
Mobile: 0421 014 308

Postal Address: PO Box 135, Balgowlah Heights NSW 2093
Address: Balgowlah Heights Public School, 9b Lewis Street, Balgowlah Heights NSW 2093

Hours of operation

Monday - Friday (Public Holidays excepted)

Before school care 7:30am - 9am
After school care 3:05pm - 6:30pm


Please visit to enrol.


Permanent - Full term bookings

Morning: $17.50
Afternoon: $27.50

Casual: One off attendance

Morning $19.50
Afternoon $31.50

Vacation care

Monday - Friday 7:30am - 6.00pm public holidays excepted.

Arabanoo provides a school holiday program during vacation breaks and on pupil free days. The program includes a variety of activities at the Centre along with excursions.

Vacation Care fees* vary depending on the activities offered with excursions being more expensive than in-centre days.

*The childcare rebate (CCR) applies to all vacation care activities.

Parent Management Committee

Arabanoo is a non-profit service run by a voluntary parent management committee. The committee meets once a term at the centre at 7pm. Dates are on the notice board in the centre. Parents/carers are encouraged to attend these meetings and to stand for positions on the Committee. Minutes of the most recent committee meeting are also displayed on the centre notice board.

A full list of up to date office bearers is displayed on the centre notice board.