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PorrittCare is an Oscar-approved After School Care and Holiday Programme which provides Porritt School tamariki with a friendly, safe, supportive and relaxed environment. 

Hours of Operation:

Before School Care = 7.30am to 8.30am

After School Care = 3.00pm to 5.30pm

Holiday programme = 7.30am to 5.30pm

PorrittCare includes:

  • Roll call and attendance checking

  • Afternoon tea

  • Organised games and craft

  • Use of the school playground areas

  • Supervised free play

  • Swimming (During the summer terms)

  • Limited supervised TV/iPad time

  • Fun child-led activities

Our team aims to create an exciting and entertaining holiday programme each term break, with a mix of school-based and trip-day activities. 

The set programme and open bookings will be available no later than two weeks before the holidays commence. 

PorrittCare is governed by the Porritt School Board. Policies and Procedures are reviewed and updated annually and may also followa range of our school policies. These are available on request. 

Please note: 

PorrittCare has been established to support the tamariki and whānau of Porritt School. We don't currently invite enrolments from outisde our school community. 

When first enrolling, please contact PorrittCare Manager Katie McPherson to confirm your enrolment at [email protected].

This is to confirm space and availibility and secure Oscar subsidy funding if required.