Extracurricular Programs


OSHClub is the provider of Before School Care, After School Care, and Holiday Programs at Northcote Primary School!

They are all about creating happy memories for your little ones. Their programs are designed so that every child, no matter their age, skill level, or interests, feels included and has fun.

They offer a diverse range of experiences before school, after school, and during the school holidays. They focus on building knowledge, skills, and behaviours that help prepare your child for a world yet to be imagined.

You can be confident that your child is in safe hands with their highly experienced and passionate educators. Whether your child attends OSHClub daily or casually, each visit is an exciting new adventure with yummy food, exciting clubs, activities, mindfulness, incursions/excursions during school holidays, and so much more!

Enrolling is easy, get in contact via one of the following options:

Website: oshclub.com.au

Customer Service Team: 1300 395 735

Email: northcote@oshclub.com.au

They look forward to welcoming you and your family to OSHClub.


Kelly Sports

For the love of sports!

This popular after-school sports program operates at Northcote Primary School each term and offers a range of seasonal sports activities for students in Grades 1 -3.

The Kelly Sports program allows children to experience energetic and highly active multi-sport sessions which will challenge and improve their motor and co-ordination skills. The experienced coaches aim to develop and enhance the wide range of sporting skills of your child including kicking, catching & throwing while also improving strength, flexibility, hand-eye co-ordination, spatial awareness, co-operative skills and teamwork.

Parents can find out more information or pay fees via the Kelly Sports website.


Chess Club

Chess, one of the oldest games in the world and is pure strategy. It is certainly not for the faint of heart!

The Junior Chess Club programs provide a pathway for primary school chess players to learn how to predict moves, develop concentration, discipline, focus and patience. The programs focus on chess improvement at the students’ level, in a fun, interactive and engaging environment. Experienced coaches work with students in groups based on skill levels.

Wednesday afternoons at Northcote Primary School 3:45pm – 4:45pm
Contact: Pearl at Northern Star Chess
email: info@NorthernStarChess.com
phone: 0407072250


Instrumental Music Program

The Instrumental Music Program is run by experienced music teachers who offer high quality, private music lessons, combining an enjoyable learning environment with developing a strong musical foundation. Students learn essential skills such as reading music, listening in a group context, music theory and performance.

Children can learn a variety of instruments – voice, clarinet, saxophone, flute, guitar, trumpet, recorder, percussion, piano/keyboard) – in either individual or group lessons. School choir, band/ensemble and recorder group lessons are held during lunch breaks.

Contact: Terry McDermott
Email: northcotepsmusic@gmail.com
phone: 0431 948 266