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Welcome to Happy Haven OSHC

Gawler and District 

Timing & Fees
Our Team
Vacation Care
Accreditation & Policy

About Gawler and District

Happy Haven OSHC Gawler District College we aim to provide a safe, warm, caring environment – a home away from home, where all children’s voices are heard. A place where children can engage in a variety of stimulating, fun and challenging experiences which builds self-esteem, strong relationships, and leadership skills to become confident individuals. Children can express feelings, vent and, with guidance, learn how to resolve arguments/disagreements to build social, emotional and well-being skills.


Site Information
Session Times & Fees

Session Times & Fees

Session Type
Session Times
Standard Booking
FEE 90% CCS*
Short Notice Booking
FEE 90% CCS*
Before School Care
6:30 AM - 8:30 AM
After School Care
3:15 PM - 6:00 PM
ESF - Thursdays
2:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Pupil Free Day
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Fees as of 01 January 2023.  *Fees listed are based on a family subsidised with 85% Child Care Subsidy.  These are estimates only and staff will assist with working out what your fees will be depending on your individual case.

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Our Team

Our Team

Nicholas Smith.PNG
Nicholas Smith

Managing Director & CEO


Service Manager

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Tanya Rayner

Relationships Manager 

Vacation Care

Vacation Care

This Happy Haven site does not yet offer Vacation Care Programs. Click below to find a site close to you which does run our fun filled Vacation Care Program.

Policy & Accreditation

Accreditation & Policy

Happy Haven OSHC Gawler & District College is very proud of our service and our rating of Meeting National Quality Standards. We were assessed across all 7 quality areas and achieved Meeting National Quality Standard across all quality areas.

NQS Rating and Assessment


Happy Haven OSHC has well developed policies and procedures approved by DECD and school Governing Councils on all sites on which we operate. You may ask to see a Policy at any time, and these will be available at your service. We have included some of our policies which may be particularly relevant to you here for your convenience.

All OSHC services need to meet basic standards in order to operate. This is monitored by a national body called ACECQA, with some responsibilities delegated to a South Australian agency referred to as The Board. OSHC services must demonstrate their competency across the 7 Quality Areas of the National Quality Framework for OSHC, and have rating and assessment visits on a regular basis. You can ask educators at your service for information relating to any assessment and rating visits they have had, as well as being able to access the site’s Quality Improvement Plan.

For a more detailed list of our policies please download the document below.

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