Diary dates

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Here is a list of 2018 dates that you may want to note in your diary. TERM 1: Adelaide Cup  – Monday 12 March Student Free Day (Marion Coast Partnership of Schools) – Tuesday 13 March Myojo visitors – Wednesday 21 –… Continue Reading →

School Community Rewards Term One Update

  Community Rewards is a valuable means to allow the school to provide resources for all students R-7 and the school that assist with student learning.  This includes our replacement of the flagpole with a more suitable set of 3… Continue Reading →

Homework Policy

Learning is developmental and ongoing and can occur in many different ways and places. Students learn by doing, seeing, trying and practising at home, at school, in the playground, in the community and with friends. Learning at school is one… Continue Reading →

Market Day – March 25

Our next Woodend Community Market is coming soon! Sunday 25 March 9am – 12pm at Woodend Primary School This event is open to the entire community: book in a stall, book in to do a performance, or simply come along… Continue Reading →

Weather Policy

We hope you are all managing to stay cool in this warm weather. Our ‘Weather Policy’ at Woodend is applied when the forecast maximum for Noarlunga is 36C or greater, as reported on the Bureau Of Meteorology website at 4:00pm… Continue Reading →

Invitation to Join Parent Network

The Parent Network is a commitee of parents who help to foster parent engagement at Woodend – our goals are to support parents, assist in communication with parents, and build a strong parent community. We aim to have at least… Continue Reading →

SPORTS DAY…….. Save the Date

Sports Day will be held on Friday, 23 March More details to follow.

Acquaintance Night Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Meet our Teachers and other Parents and Caregivers (and students) Tuesday, 13 February 2018 While teachers have already met quite a number of parents and caregivers, we do look forward to having the opportunity on Acquaintance Night to meet with all families together to… Continue Reading →

Korean Visitors

  This week we have had ten young and enthusiastic Korean initial teacher education students from Gyeongin National University visit our school to work-shadow teachers. This has been quite an experience for our eager students as well as for the… Continue Reading →

Class Facebook Groups

This year, all classrooms will have a class Facebook group. These pages have been created as a way to improve communication between school and home. Although each class will differ slightly, the idea is to use these groups to post… Continue Reading →

Musical Instrument Lessons

Last year we sent out an expression of interest form to families of students from year 3 for an indication of which students might like to take on musical instrument lessons with a private provider through our school. There was… Continue Reading →

After School Sports for 2018

After School Sports is once again available to students. Forms can be found in the school office or you may like to check online on the school website. Sports available are: Auskick                     Reception – Year 2 Kanga Cricket          Year 2 –… Continue Reading →

Commonwealth Bank School Banking Program 2018

A little info for new and current parents regarding the Commonwealth Bank School Banking Program run by Parent Network members at Woodend Primary School. School Banking will start for 2018 on Wednesday the 31st January, and will take place every… Continue Reading →

Ignite Program for Gifted and Talented Students Testing – Year 7

Teacher Room Numbers and Year Levels for 2018

The school year has begun very well if today is anything to go by.  All of our new Reception children were taken on tours of the school in order to familiarise themselves with where everything is (or at least the… Continue Reading →

Welcome!

A sincere welcome back to all our Woodend families and we look forward to another positive and productive year ahead.  We would like to welcome all new families to our school and trust you enjoy being part of our community…. Continue Reading →

Congratulations Carole

Congratulations to Carole Barrie, who we are lucky to have as one of our dedicated volunteers.  Carole was recently honoured by Amanda Rishworth MP in the Annual Southern Suburbs Volunteer Service Awards. Thank you Carole for the volunteering you do… Continue Reading →

Bits n pieces from OSHC

Did you know Woodend OSHC is now on Facebook?  Just search for woodend PS OSHC. This Friday is a 2.05pm school finish so please be sure to let us know if your child requires OSHC and isn’t booked in already,… Continue Reading →

End of Year Reports 2017

End of Year Reports will go home with students this this Wednesday along with information about class placement for 2018. Teachers have invested many hours moderating evidence of student learning, assigning grades and writing comments to communicate with families about how students… Continue Reading →

Congratulations Isaiah!

Isaiah competed at the Pacific Games in Adelaide last week, representing South Australia in the high jump. He jumped a personal best in the competition of 1.61m and finished fourth in the country for 12 year old boys. Isaiah learnt… Continue Reading →

End of Year Information 2017

END OF TERM DISMISSAL is at 2.05pm on Friday. The 2017 school year is rapidly drawing to a close. This week is the last week of our school year and as always, it will be a busy one. Monday is… Continue Reading →

Woodend Community Annual Christmas Event – Monday, 11 December on the School Oval

Important Parking Note:  Please do not park on any part of the school grounds or the bunting area for the fire truck. Adherence to these restrictions will ensure we have enough safety clearance to go ahead with the fireworks. Program… Continue Reading →

2018 SPORTS DAY UPDATE

2018 Sports Day Update We would like to say thank you to our school community for engaging and sharing feedback regarding our Sports Day. We have had lots of great feedback from staff, students, parents and as a result of… Continue Reading →

Woodend Children’s Centre

WOODEND CHILDREN’ S CENTRE The vision for Woodend Children’s Centre is to provide a quality learning environment which is accessible, inclusive and play based. We are committed to pursue excellence in the provision of equitable and inclusive preschool and transition… Continue Reading →

Traffic & Safety Update

On Tuesday 28 November, I attended a Marion Council Meeting to present to council information about the traffic, parking, and safety concerns we experience around Woodend School. My 5 minute presentation was focused, first and foremost, on the safety of… Continue Reading →

Christmas Foods for the Underprivileged

Once again this year as, a school community we are always generous and give to the less fortunate and those families who are struggling. If you are able to donate a food item or maybe a toy our tree in… Continue Reading →

$5,000,000 Upgrade – your thoughts

Dear parents/caregivers, We are seeking your creative ideas about what the $5,000,000 might do for our school.   Below is a short survey to enable you to feedback to us any thoughts and ideas that you may have that could… Continue Reading →

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