SCECS operates Outside School Hours Care and Early Childhood services at several Catholic schools and Parishes within the Sydney Archdiocese.

Our Centres provide quality education and care programs with qualified and passionate educators.

Our philosophy is, believing that every child is a valuable and unique individual created by God.

We value each child as an individual responsible for their own learning.

We believe that children are theory builders and problem solvers, who learn best by making meaning of their world through play, relationships and experiences.

We value children as social beings and recognise that they co-construct knowledge with peers, their families and our staff.

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Our commitment to child safety:

SCECS is a Child Safe Organisation dedicated to the Protection of every child in our care. SCECS aims to create environments where children’s safety and wellbeing is the centre of thought, values and actions.

This framework is underpinned by the United Nations Convention on the rights of Children and aims to ensure that every child’s safety and wellbeing is maintained.

View our SCECS Child Safe Organisation Framework located under 'Info Center'.

Child Safe Standards

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Staff are equipped to keep children safe through continual education and training
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People working with children are suitable and supported
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Families and communities are informed and involved
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Committed leadership, governance and culture
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Equity is promoted and diversity respected
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Children participate in decisions affecting them and are taken seriously
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Processes to respond to complaints of child abuse are child focused
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Physical and online environments are monitored for safety
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Child safe standards are continually reviewed and improved
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Policies and procedures document how the organisation is child safe