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A little bit about Arabanoo


Arabanoo Inc. is a licensed “not for profit”, parent managed, incorporated childcare centre for school aged children, where membership is compulsory for users. As members of the association you are entitled to attend monthly meetings and the Annual General Meeting.

Arabanoo BASC offers before and after school care and vacation care within the grounds of Balgowlah Heights Public School.  The Centre’s operations are governed by a Director (the Nominated Supervisor), Assistant Director and a dedicated team of child educators that work to make your child’s experience at Arabanoo safe, fun and stimulating.

The Centre, established in 1994 provides a reliable and efficient service which is overseen by a Parent Management Committee consisting of parent volunteers whose children attend the service. 




Arabanoo operates from the Western Campus at Balgowlah Heights Public School. The centre utilises the playground, covered learning areas, netball courts and the play equipment. We are licensed for 145 places but this varies depending on staff availability. 

Arabanoo aims to provide a safe and fun environment, where all participants become part of an extended family. Our program is based on ‘My Time, Our Place: Framework for School Age Care in Australia’.

Arabanoo provides a variety of age appropriate activities including arts and crafts, after school sports such as soccer, cricket, gymnastics & basketball. Additionally we run a supervised Homework, Drama & Music clubs.

The program can be viewed weekly from the parent information board on the right as you enter the centre.


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