“Biz – E – Kidz” is the outside school hours care service at North Melbourne Primary School. We offer Before School Care and After School Care during school terms, Pupil Free Day Care on the Schools Pupil Free Days and Vacation Care during school holiday.

Biz – E – Kidz provides a fun, safe and comfortable environment for children to join in a range of activities including art and craft, cooking, games, sports, science and more.  Children can choose between program activities, create their own using a broad range of equipment or play with friends.

Biz – E – Kidz Philosophy

At Biz – E – Kidz we see our commitments, values and beliefs as embedded in the concepts of wellbeing, empowerment, and belonging.

Wellbeing is supported by:

● Prioritising safety, health, hygiene, and happiness

● Our commitment to providing a child-safe environment and zero tolerance of child abuse

● Providing a professional, flexible and dependable service to children and families

● Building dependable and safe relationships with children and families

● Practicing mindful, attentive and observant supervision of children

● Accountability and duty of care

● Positive role modelling healthy of lifestyle choices and providing trustworthy information and resources

● Supporting children to achieve the best outcomes through collaboration, inclusion and the learning framework ‘My Time, Our Place’

Empowerment is supported by:

● Providing fun and engaging opportunities for learning and development

● Encouraging children’s agency and expression

● Challenging bias, positive role modeling and advocating for inclusion

● Nurturing, supporting, and respecting children’s individual identities

Belonging is supported by:

● Ensuring an equitable, inclusive, respectful, reliable and welcoming care environment

● Fostering connections built on trust, communication and respect with each other and our community

● Encouraging and role modelling responsibility and cultural awareness

“Once a Biz – E – Kid, Always a Biz – E – Kid!”