After school programme

After school programme


Oscar @ Glendowie Centre

For St Heliers School.
Oscar Angels After School Care
Oscar Upgrades  After school Care

Address: Glendowie Centre, 83 Crossfield Road, Glendowie.  Ph 575 8442

A van is available to take all of the younger children to the Glendowie Centre.

*In order for your child to be driven down by van please fill in the OSCAR TRANSPORT PERMISSION SLIP by clicking on the button at the bottom. Please return by email to or hard copy to OSCAR ST HELIERS CENTRE 100 St Heliers Bay Road St Heliers
Oscar Angels After School Care 5 to 8 years  3-6pm 
Angels operate from Glendowie Community Centre. Children are collected from St Heliers Primary by a walking school bus at 3pm. Children have full use of a hall within Glendowie Centre that has direct access to a secure outdoor play area. The afternoon is planned around organised craft sessions, outdoor play and games time. A quiet area is provided where children are encouraged to complete homework and reading. On Fridays and rainy days, a movie (DVD) is planned.
Oscar Upgrades After school Care 8+ years 3-6pm 
Upgrades operates from the larger hall within Glendowie Centre. Children are collected along with Angels from the school at 3pm and walked down to the centre via a walking school bus. Upgrades are encouraged to get involved in the planning and operation of the Oscar session. Suggestions can be made to Oscar leaders as to activities they would like to try each week. Typical activities would include cooking sessions for yummy afternoon teas, craft, pop quizzes, movie Friday (and also rainy days) and games session. The use of play stations and movies is limited to treat days and the content of such is controlled.
A quiet room is provided for homework and reading. Upgrades children often assist with the organisation and leadership of such events

Pick up from St Heliers School:

On the first day of school, if you wish your child to be picked up please make your child’s teacher aware and teacher will direct child to Oscar pick up point.
Angels: Trees and seats area in between the junior netball court and junior playground. Rainy days the pick up is underneath the shelter next to the junior net ball court and back of school hall.

Upgraders: Courtyard where rooms 10, 11, 12, 13 are.

Alternatively, if you know the room number your child will be in, kindly let us know ph 575 8442 or and a member of staff will pick your child up.

Oscar Co-Ordinator/Administrator/Supervisor: Julie de Jong
Oscar Caterer/Supervisor:  Jacqui Dunningham

Oscar Supervisor: Ming Xie

Oscar St Heliers Brochure: Oscar brochure Final 2019

Meet the staff @ Oscars

Oscar Angels & Upgrades Staff at Glendowie Centre

glendowie staff

Julie de Jong – Oscar Co-ordinator/Supervisor

Jacqui Dunningham – Caterer

Jocelyn Leef – Head Teacher Angels

Julia (Julz) Davis – Oscar Assistant Angels

Sam Bower – Oscar Assistant Upgrades

Ming Xie – Supervisor/Oscar Assistant – Upgrades


Oscar Churchill Park School


Luz Galaverna – Churchill Park Supervisor (Centre)

Simona de La Macorra – Oscar Assistant (from Right)

Lizz Sampayo – Oscar Assistant

Leo Reyes – Oscar Assistant

Dilan Kokcu – Oscar Assistant

Grace Jolly – Oscar Assistant

Lupe Galaverna – Oscar Assistant


Oscar @ Churchill Park School

For Churchill Park School
Churchill Park School Hall
Address: Kinsale Ave, Glendowie, Auckland
Ph 575 8442, 027 358 3166 or school office: 575 8156 ex. 251,  
Oscar Churchill Park After school Care 5+ years 3-6pm
Oscar at Churchill Park started in 2009 due to increasing demand for spaces within the Community Centre. Children who used to be transported to Oscar at St Heliers now  attend their own programme operating within the school hall. On Fridays and rainy days a movie (dvd) is planned. The afternoon is planned around organised craft sessions, outdoor play and games time.
Oscar at Churchill Park is incredibly lucky to have use of the amazing play areas within Churchill Park School which allows for lots of sports and games especially in the summer months.
Pick up on first day of Oscar Churchill Park School for littlies
On the first day of school kindly let us know please the room number your child will be in and a member of staff will pick your child up and take them to the school hall.
Oscar Supervisor:  Luz Galaverna

Oscar Churchill Park Brochure: Oscar brochure Final 2019 for chcp

Collecting children from Oscar

Oscar closes at 6pm sharp. A charge of $1 per minute after 6pm will be made. Please make sure the time is written when signing your children out. PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU SIGN YOUR CHILDREN OUT ON COLLECTION


After School Care
Charge per session  (regular basis) $20.13 incl GST
Casual basis $30
Walk down only to Glendowie $10 including afternoon tea

Invoices will be sent via email 5 weeks in arrears.
To pay via internet banking  Acc: 01 0262 0120272 01 (Please reference Oscar and your child’s name)
WINZ subsidies are available.




Glendowie Centre:                                      575 8442
Admin staff are on site 9am – 2pm

For absences:     575 8442 or 027 575 4827 – use mobile for late absent notification St Heliers Only
Please use landline to leave a message or email: prior to 10am on the day if your child will not be attending either St Heliers or Churchill Park after school programmes
Oscar Churchill Park and Breakfast Churchill Park:  575 8156 ex. 251 (7am to 8.30am) and (2.00pm-6.00pm) Staff onsite 7am to 8.30am –  2pm to 6pm

Oscar Churchill Park Breakfast Club/After School Care Mobile:         027 358 3166 – use mobile for late absent notification

Breakfast Club (St Heliers) Mobile:                  021 029 85624, between 7am to 9am Monday to Friday –use mobile for late absent notification

For all enquiries and cancellations

Emergency Contacts:

Oscar Glendowie Centre Mobile:                                        027 575 4827

Oscar Churchill Park Mobile:                                              027 358 3166

St Heliers Centre:                                                                       575 6098
9am-5pm Monday to Friday
Please use this if you would like general information on our Oscar programmes or would like to speak to a staff member outside Oscar hours.

Contact Julie if you want more details.

Julie de Jong

Ph: 09 575 8442/021 05 33365

How to pay.

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