Out of School Care

A safe, secure home environment for school aged children – before or after school and term breaks.

Bright Futures can support both children and whãnau by providing a safe, secure home environment for school aged children before or after school.


• We ensure children are provided with opportunities to relax and enjoy themselves

• School aged children will be offered a stimulating and varied programme of activities, appropriate for children’s ages and development and allow children choice

Some great things about Bright Futures out of school care:

• We are licenced to provide out of school care by the Ministry of Education

• We maintain required Ministry of Education ratios – Up to 6 children (up to 13 years old) can be present in the home, up to 4 children can be present in the home that provides licensed home based ECE

• Our Visiting Teachers support our Educarers by visiting the homes, providing support and guidance as required

• Our Visiting Teachers monitor Ministry of Education regulations including child ratios, safe environments, equipment and learning programmes

• WINZ OSCAR subsidies are available (criteria applies)

• In many cases Educarer’s can provide transport although this is not guaranteed. Transport fees will apply.

At Bright Futures we:

• Believe in the value of Tuakana Teina, providing children of different ages with rich learning opportunities in a supported environment

• Recognise the importance of early relationships and attachments to Educarers as young children begin their school journey

• Value the importance of reciprocal, responsive relationships with parents and whãnau

• Provide flexible, affordable out of school care for school aged children (up to 13 years of age) in a home environment

Talk to us today about out of school care for your child.

“Bright Futures childcare and learning is a service of Napier Family Centre, an award winning not for profit social service agency. Any surpluses we make go right back in, to help provide a better service to our local communities.”