Use another After School Care Provider that collects from Leichhardt PS:

WHOOSH operate a CCS eligible after school care service at Leichhardt Town Hall.


Enrol in an extra-curricular activity:

Dancearama- After School Dance & Drama Classes ‘My son loves Dancearama! It’s his favourite day of the week. The teachers are fantastic, full of passion and enthusiasm. The after school program they run is fun, educational and very organised. Providing a great alternative to LOOSH.  I would highly recommend it.’ 


Kicks Leichhardt provides a comprehensive and structured after school activities for school-age children, including Martial Arts classes. Our after school program, which runs from 3.00 to 6.30 pm, provides free pick up from school, time for a healthy snack before hitting the mat for their Martial Arts class, and homework assistance to give children more free time at home for other activities. Martial Arts only classes are also on offer in addition to the after-school program. Children can enjoy a fun, safe, structured, top-quality Martial Arts program at KICKS. 


Kid A Performing Arts Co. is a Drama, Musical Theatre, Film and Radio School offering performance ensembles, term and holiday programs in acting, improv, filmmaking, animation and musical theatre for young people. Leading tutors from NIDA, WAAPA, VCA, AFTRS and Impro Australia. Value added service includes school pick ups and 6pm drop offs in private buses for 40 children daily from Leichhardt PS, plus afternoon tea and 90 minute classes.


Post a job on one of the following job boards:

Juggle Street

Sydney University Job Board

TAFE Careers Connect

Find A Babysitter

Child Care Jobs 

More suggestions through Care for Kids “Alternatives to OOSH”

Parents often ask us at what age children can be left alone. This is a question for each family to make, this NSW Government Info Sheet: Leaving Children Home Alone provides some things to consider.


My Gov links families to their Centrelink accounts

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